Jim Lyons, professor emeritus of Vegetable Crops (Plant Sciences) at UC Davis, passed away at age 90. His many accomplishments include serving as CA&ES associate dean, founding the UC ANR statewide IPM program, and serving as assistant director of the Agricultural Experiment Station.
Distinguished Professor David Neale, Plant Sciences, will be honored with a symposium at the first biennial meeting of the new North American Forest Genetics Society. His research on the genomics of forest trees will be recognized.
Valerie Eviner is a Community Engaged Learning Faculty Fellow at UC Davis. A professor of Ecosystem Management and Restoration, Department of Plant Sciences, she works in collaboration with land managers to address ecological understanding, and challenges in ecosystem management.