- Author: Anne Megaro
Governor Newsom signed the first budget bill (SB 154) on Monday, June 27, and the second budget bill (AB 178) last night, June 30. Together, these bills fund the core of the state budget. Provisions include:
- 5% COLA (cost of living adjustment)...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
As we head off into a long holiday weekend and many of us are taking extended summer vacations, I wanted to wish everyone a safe 4th of July and share a reminder of COVID-19 protocols.
Stay safe over the holiday weekend - If you are making fireworks part of your July 4th celebration, please keep to the “Safe and Sane” versions. To prevent fires and injuries, remember to keep everyone, especially youngsters, a safe distance from fireworks, read the instructions, and have a bucket of water and a hose handy to keep you and your family safe! For more firework safety information, see
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
The UC ANR Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) Statewide Program is soliciting proposals for projects that will develop and/or support new or existing UC Cooperative Extension projects and/or activities that address the educational and extension needs in the management of California's valuable renewable resources on forest and rangeland.
The primary purpose of this program is to promote proper management of these resources, especially on private lands, and to provide the information, education and training needed by Extension personnel, landowners, land managers and natural resource professionals. Maximum award is $15,000 per project.
RREA is also accepting proposals that will use...
- Author: Brian Oatman
COVID-19 remains a presence in our communities statewide. CDC's COVID Data Tracker reports that 47 counties are currently experiencing medium or high rates of cases. Within UC ANR, we are seeing 1 to 2 cases reported daily among our employees statewide. With the safety protocols that we have in place, we do not need to curtail activities, but we all need to remain vigilant and...
Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period of time. The awards highlight the use of innovative methods and the integration of research, extension and leadership by UC ANR academics.
Award categories include outstanding research, outstanding extension, outstanding new academic, outstanding team, outstanding leader and contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion.
We are pleased to congratulate and recognize this year's honorees:
Outstanding Research - Mark Hoddle
Mark Hoddle has been a UCCE specialist in...