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UCR researchers forecast El Nino-type rain for California

California is expected to receive, on average, about 12 percent more rain through the 21st century with more El Nino-like conditions, suggest recent findings...

Water conservation is still necessary

Did you hear the good news about the drought in California being over? Neither did I, because there is still a drought in California....

Behrooz Mortazavi discusses groundwater as resource for California drought

On Thursday, May 19, Principal of Water Resources Engineers Inc., Behrooz Mortazavi, spoke to Riverside residents about the valuable resource that groundwater can be...

UCR professor to research if urban trees save water

In light of California’s long-standing drought, UCR professor of botany and plant sciences, Darrel Jenerette, is beginning an urban tree project to determine if...

UCR botanist granted $180,000 to study drought related effects on vegetation

Louis Santiago, a UCR associate professor of physiological ecology will begin a two-year project to study the effects of extreme drought conditions on shrubs...

“Why trade green grass for even greener cash”

  On September 22, the Riverside City Council voted to put $1.5 million into its turf removal rebate program, a popular system that ran out...

“Are Immigrants to Blame for California’s Drought?”

Recently, a non-profit organization, called the Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS), ran an ad campaign, which placed the cause for California's drought on its...

Green grass or green beans

Water experts Celeste Cantu, Joe Grindstaff, John Rossi and Doug Headrick convened on Wednesday May 27 to discuss the state of California’s water supply...

News in Brief

UC Regents appoint new chair, re-elect vice chair The UC Board of Regents appointed longtime UC regent Monica Lozano as new chair, and re-elected Fred...

Highlander Newsroom 04/15/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss the ASUCR elections, talk about ways students can save water after California Governor Jerry Brown's drought...