<< Saturday, October 20, 2018 >>

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Science at Cal Lecture -A shaky anniversary: Lessons learned since the October 21, 1868 Hayward earthquake

Lecture | October 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Roland Bürgman, Department of Earth and Planetary Science

 Science@Cal

This lecture presented in partnership with the UC Berkeley Seismology Laboratory.

In 1868, a destructive earthquake ruptured along the Hayward fault in the Eastern Bay Area, which was then referred to as the “Great San Francisco earthquake”. It lost that name to the much larger 1906 earthquake on the San Andreas fault across the Bay.

Alamada County Courthouse in San Leandro (photo courtesy of Bancroft Library)

Members' Walk: Crops of the World

Lecture | October 20 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Horticulturist Jason Bonham on an in-depth exploration of the Crops of the World Garden. Food and other economically important plants in the Crops of the World Garden are arranged geographically by place of wild origin. Most of the plants featured are edibles—fruits, grains, vegetables, and herbs. A few are valuable for other purposes, such as mulberry trees as silkworm food and cork oaks as...   More >

  Register online