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February 2021

ANR presents its Strategic Plan to President Drake

President Drake listens as UC ANR’s strategic planning team presented new 2020-2025 Strategic Plan and the 2020-2025 REC Strategic Framework.

UC ANR's strategic planning team presented both the new 2020-2025 Strategic Plan and the 2020-2025 REC Strategic Framework to President Michael Drake on Feb. 2, 2021. His comments were generally very positive. A few minor edits were made to the UC...

Names in the News

Moneim Mohamed

Mohamed joins Kearney to research alfalfa irrigation Abdelmoneim “Moneim” Mohamed joined UC ANR as project scientist – alfalfa irrigation management Feb. 1.  Mohamed will be working with Khaled Bali conducting research to...

Request full restoration of UC ANR’s budget

Most legislators, like state Senator Connie Leyva, use Twitter.

As VP Humiston announced in the Feb. 24 ANR Update,  Governor Newsom and the state Legislature have agreed to full restoration of UC's budget for the next fiscal year. For UC ANR, that means the 12.7% cut we sustained in FY 2020/21 will be...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Strategic themes, IWP

Example of what UC ANR's new website will look like when the web interface platform is launched.

Unify-Communicate-Advocate The Strategic Initiatives offer a home for strategic thought - drawing on members of the wider UC ANR community and beyond to 1) help people connect and 2) to help them identify and address issues of current...

Open Conversations with UC ANR leadership begin March 31

Glenda Humiston

UC ANR Senior Leadership will begin hosting conversations with small groups of ANR employees on a quarterly basis. The first will be Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with VP Glenda Humiston and Tu Tran, associate vice president for...

Black History Month events educate and engage

Sacramento urban farmer Chanowk Yisrael talked about “transforming the hood for the good” in one of four Black History Month events.

UC ANR held its very first Black History Month Program in February and the series of events were well-attended and enthusiastically received. The events were organized by Esther Mosase, climate smart educator based in San Diego County;...

ANR Learning & Development: Engaging youth, sponsorship, strategies for success

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Image by Pixaby Learning & Development OpportunitiesANR Learning & Development | Webinar Recordings  Engaging Youth in Natural Resources Please join us for our Eighth (in a series of nine) webinar! March 4 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m....

Expand your diversity, equity and inclusion awareness

Image by truthseeker08 from Pixabay

Three opportunities are being offered to improve our diversity, equity and inclusion skills – an understanding unconscious bias workshop, intercultural competence program and a 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge. Vice President...

Employee comments sought on classification of gifts and sponsored awards

The UC Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Classification of Gifts and Sponsored Awards.  The University has seen a significant increase in external support in the recent decade – especially from...

Annual staff performance evaluation process starts March 2

The Annual Staff Performance Evaluation process will begin on March 2, 2021.  The annual performance evaluation is an opportunity for staff and supervisors to recognize accomplishments, identify opportunities to build skills, and align individual...

Sierra Foothill REC seeks proposals

SFREC Landscape

The UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center (SFREC) is soliciting proposals to support new and continuing research on rangeland and oak woodland ecology and management, beef cattle health, production and management, as well as related...

Are you ready for the IWP?

UC ANR's new website will look something like this.

The IWP, otherwise known as the Integrated Web Platform project, will begin replacing the current ANR website ucanr.edu in July in an effort to help make UC ANR's educational content more accessible to the people of California. To prepare for conversion...

Protect yourself, your family and your community from COVID-19

You are essential meme

At UC ANR, we make recommendations based on science. Our intent is not to convince people to get vaccinated, but to present information to help them make informed decisions. We have collected resources to help you promote health and wellness...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals

The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking proposals for short-term research, outreach or educational projects on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California,...

Annual staff performance evaluation process starts March 2

The Annual Staff Performance Evaluation process will begin on March 2, 2021.  The annual performance evaluation is an opportunity for staff and supervisors to recognize accomplishments, identify opportunities to build skills, and align individual...

UC Learning Center adds UC ANR domain

The UC Learning Center is the web-based Learning Management System (LMS) tool used across the University of California. Over the years, UC ANR employees have used multiple campuses to access the UC Learning Center, making it difficult for UC ANR to...

ANR GROWS bears fruit

Michael Zwahlen's family really digs gardening. One of many ANR staff members who participated in ANR GROW, Zwahlen planted vegetables.

ANR Staff Assembly's ANR GROWS program was so successful in 2020, they plan to offer it again this year, according to Marvin Flores, Staff Assembly chair. ANR employees can get reimbursed up to $50 for soil, seeds, transplants, compost and gardening...

IGIS offers training for ArcGIS Online, Field Maps and Story Maps

Informatics and GIS online training will teach you how to create maps from data using ArcGIS tools. This map shows the location of Niamh Quinn's collared coyotes.

Informatics and GIS is offering a new series of online training for ArcGIS tools for spring 2021.  The workshops will include introductions to:       ArcGIS Online, for creating interactive web maps (Feb. 26) ArcGIS...

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