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Agriculture and Nature Tourism

Summary Facilitates research and education activities that add value to the rural and agricultural sectors through agritourism and nature tourism.
Website:  http://groups.ucanr.org/Ag_Tour/
 
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Penny Leff (Chair)
Phone (530) 752-5208
E-Mail paleff@ucdavis.edu
Unit: Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program
 
Name Stephanie Larson (Co-Chair)
Phone (707) 565-2621
E-Mail slarson@ucanr.edu
Unit: Sonoma County
Location: UC Cooperative Extension
133 Aviation Boulevard
Suite 109
Santa Rosa, 95403-2894
 
Membership List
 
AES Scientist
London, Jonathan Human & Community Development
  Assistant Professor Rural community development, natural resource/environmental social science, participatory research, youth development
CE Advisor
Bennaton, Rob Contra Costa County
  County Director in Alameda/Contra Costa and Bay Area Urban Agriculture Advisor Small Scale Food Production and Soil Quality/Resource Management
Caprile - Emeritus, Janet Contra Costa County
  Farm Advisor Commercial fruit, nut, vine, vegetable, field, specialty crops
Cassell, Jodi Solano County
  Natural Resources Advisor California Water Policy, Aquatic Invasive Species, Public Participation, Citizen Science, Science Literacy
Diekmann, Lucy Santa Clara County
  Urban Agriculture/Food Systems Advisor, Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties
Elkins, Rachel Lake County
  County Director -Lake County, Pomology Farm Advisor in Lake and Mendocino Counties and Master Gardener Advisor in Lake County
Gazula, Aparna Santa Clara County
  Small Farm Advisor Vegetable Production, Nutrient Management, Small Farms
George, Holly Plumas Sierra
  Livestock & Natural Resource- Emeritus Livestock, Multiple Use of Natural Resources & Community Development
Larson, Stephanie Sonoma County
  County Director and Livestock Range Management Advisor Sheep management and production, fiber production, rangeland and natural resource management, water quality
Lloyd, Margaret Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  Small Farms Advisor Organic
Lobo, Ramiro San Diego County
  Small Farms & Agricultural Economics Advisor Farm management, marketing, agricultural economics, agricultural tourism, small farms, new/specialty crops
Oneto, Scott Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor Agriculture, master gardener program, rangeland management, weed science
Rilla, Ellie Marin County
  Advisor Emeritus Public policy education, natural resource issues, community development
Snell, Laura Modoc County
  County Director and Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor Livestock & Natural Resources
Tourte, Laura Santa Cruz County
  Farm Management Advisor - Emeritus
Wunderlich, Lynn Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor Viticulture and Pomology for the foothills; Sprayer calibration; Integrated Pest Management; Biological Control
CE Specialist
Getz, Christy Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist Natural Resource-Dependent Workers and Communities
Gupta, Clare Human & Community Development
  UC Cooperative Extension specialist
Hardesty, Shermain Small Farm Program
  Small Farm Program Extension Economist food systems, small farms, marketing, organics, sustainable agriculture
Jolly, Desmond Agricultural & Resource Economics
  Former director   Specialist in Cooperative Extension   Small Farm Program Marketing, agricultural sustainability, economics of food safety, consumption economics and public policy, international agricultural development; Director of Small Farm Program
Other ANR
Fall, Carol Trinity County Cooperative Extension
  Trinity County Master Gardener Coordinator
Feenstra, Gail Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program
  Deputy Director, SAREP; Academic Coordinator, Food & Society, ASI/SAREP Sustainable agriculture, local and regional food systems, regional marketing, farmers markets, farm to school programs, nutrition, food system assessments/ indicators, food security, program evaluation
Fujimoto, Isao Human & Community Development
  Emeritus   Senior Lecturer SOE Strategies for community empowerment, rural revitalization, celebrations and symbols for building community solidarity, sustainable agriculture and appropriate technology, San Joaquin Valley, Third World, Pacific Rim, Japan
Giovannini, Karen Sonoma County
  Agriculture Ombudsman Regulatory, Ecosystem Services, Site Builder, Social Media, Research to Policy, Climate Change
Gonzales, Jan San Diego County
  Project Coordinator Wildfire and Goldspotted Oak Borer education and outreach
Leff, Penny Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program
  Agritourism Coordinator/Public Education Specialist Agritourism support
M., J. Sonoma County
  4-H Administrative Aide/Outreach
Warnert, Jeannette Communication Services and Information Technology
  Communications Specialist Writing
Membership Totals
Number of Members28
ANR Members28
Non-ANR0
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