Zoom accounts available to loan during COVID-19 shelter in place order
While California is under a statewide “stay home” order, UC ANR is still open for business and working to support and accommodate the needs of our partners and stakeholders. Accordingly, UC ANR is making Zoom accounts available to loan to our partners and stakeholders during this period for their use in remotely conducting urgent meetings to strategize and address critical business operations.
If you would like to use a temporary Zoom account, contact your Unit Director, Program Leader, County Director, or REC Director. They will request an account on your behalf and provide guidance on use of the...
Letter to Congress
Master Gardener volunteer hours
Given the tremendous impact COVID-19 is having on planned spring UC Master Gardener events and gardening activities across the state, program leadership has determined that all UC Master Gardener volunteers who choose to remain active and reappoint during the upcoming reappointment period (June 1 – July 31) will be approved, regardless of the number of volunteer or continuing education hours completed this program year. Further, volunteers will not be responsible for making up any incomplete volunteer and continuing education hours in the following program year. Read the message to volunteers at
A national action dialogue on community-based programming in the digital networked COVID-19 age will be hosted by eXtension.
March 26 & April 1, 2020
12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Available to all Cooperative Extension professionals
Register at https://bit.ly/2JrlROd
Chuck Hibberd, Dean & Director of Nebraska Extension
Paul Hill, Extension Associate Professor, County Director, Community Economic Development, Utah State University
Elise Lofgren, Senior Instructional Designer, Purdue University
Doug Edlund, Assistant Director of...
UC ANR directive on planning for in-person meetings/events/gatherings
Note: This directive does not affect work sites where ANR “essential employees” are continuing to work, or any future dates of return to work for ANR employees. Return to work information will be communicated separately, based on updated information from UCOP and/or the state.
- Cancel, postpone or conduct online all meetings/events/gatherings statewide through April 30, 2020.
- During this time, ANR personnel, volunteers, and program participants also may not represent ANR or its programs at in-person meetings/events/gatherings.
- Leaders and event planners should...