CapSciComm Science Tour, April 28th: Deer Creek Hills Preserve

Take a hike, CapSciComm! Deer Creek Hills Preserve is the largest open space preserve in Sacramento County. It boasts over 4,500 acres of Blue Oak Woodlands, seasonal creeks, and grasslands. Single track trails and ranch roads allow visitors to explore the beauty and expanding views of the Sacramento Valley and the High Sierras, so joinContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, April 28th: Deer Creek Hills Preserve”


CapSciComm Science Tour, August 6th: Bats of the Yolo Causeway

What creatures soar when the sun sets and the dark night rises over the Yolo Causeway? On Interstate 80 between Davis and Sacramento each summer evening, Mexican free-tailed bats emerge in droves to feed for the night. This August, join CapSciComm, NorCal Bats, and the Yolo Basin Foundation for a family-friendly gathering to witness this naturalContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, August 6th: Bats of the Yolo Causeway”

April 8th Davis Science Café Ponders Pandemic Prevention

This April’s Davis Science Café will ponder the science behind Ebola, disease discoveries, and pandemic preparedness! “Preventing Pandemics: The One Health Approach” Davis Science Café Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. City Hall Tavern 226 F Street, Davis, CA Free to attend Complimentary soft drinks courtesy UCD Department of Math and Physical SciencesContinue reading “April 8th Davis Science Café Ponders Pandemic Prevention”

Meet a Capital Science Communicator: Sarah Swenty

[Editor’s Note: Sarah relocated to the Minneapolis-St. Paul region in 2016. We’ll miss you, Sarah!] Sarah Swenty is a Deputy Assistant Field Supervisor of External Affairs for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). Swenty can be reached at and 530-665-3310. Learn more about the Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office at I’m a Capital Science CommunicatorContinue reading “Meet a Capital Science Communicator: Sarah Swenty”