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Archive Oct. 2015 to present

June 2020

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

May 2020

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

April 2020

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

March 2020

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

February 2020

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

January 2020

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

December 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

November 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

October 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

September 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

August 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

July 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

May-June 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

March-April 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

January-February 2019

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

December 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

November 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

October 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

September 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

August 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

July 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

June 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

May 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

April 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

March 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

February 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

January 2018

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

December 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

November 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

October 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

September 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

August 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

July 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

June 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

May 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

April 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

March 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

February 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

January 2017

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

December 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

November 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

October 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

September 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

August 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

July 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some employees may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time to address priority family and self-care needs....

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a 73% response rate with over 74% of respondents stating that they are a “satisfied” or an “extremely satisfied” UC ANR...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and running  Worried about our food system? Healthy Families and Communities and Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiatives are encouraging continued...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of California Water Agencies has selected the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) French Meadows Forest Restoration Project for the 2020 Clair A. Hill Agency Award for...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building Experience (ISBE) Aug. 4, 6, 11, and 13 Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PDTRegister here. More information Do you have a project idea that needs incubation,...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension specialists Safeeq Khan, Tapan Pathak and Toby O'Geen are conducting a need assessment survey about land management and ecosystem climate solutions. Khan, Pathak...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy Suites, San Luis Obispo. The theme for the conference is “Sustaining Oak Woodlands Under Current and Future Conditions.”  Presented by UC...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings to share their draft 5-year goals and get your input into the ANR Strategic Plan Refresh 2020-2025. Teams of goal owners will review challenges we face,...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that employees who are working onsite or engaged in in-person field work, research, or extension activities are free of COVID-19 symptoms. An offline or paper...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach proposals on a wide range of topics that address occupational health and safety in agriculture in Arizona, California, Hawaii and/or Nevada.  Small...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic Assembly Council, the Distinguished Service Awards (DSA) recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC Riverside, passed away on July 17, 2020. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, but had been in declining health for some months.   Lewis received...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age 98.  A fourth-generation Southern Californian, Goodall grew up on a diversified farm in Canoga Park. After serving four years in the Army Corps...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support calls from employees, location administrators, former employees, vendors and third parties.   UCPath phone service...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave benefit for UC employees, effective July 1, 2021. This recommendation, supported by President Napolitano and Systemwide Human Resources, provides eight...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state with our second annual Big Dig Day campaign. This is an increase of more than three times the individual giving tally from last year. In these unprecedented...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' Lindcove Research & Extension Center, starting on July 1, 2020. He will continue to serve as a UC Cooperative Extension...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar? Want support to conduct your webinar? Teamwork – An inspirational Video (2:24)  Individual commitment to a group effort or goal,...

June 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

May 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

March-April 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

February 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

January 2016

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

December 2015

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

October - November 2015

Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission
UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory...

Budget update and strategies
As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because...

Academics and staff may reduce work time
UC ANR recognizes the importance of helping employees manage a work/life balance. During the COVID...

Majority of ANR employees feel “satisfied,” according to ANR@Work Survey
UC ANR employees made their voices heard through the 2020 ANR@Work survey. The survey received a...

Strategic Initiative Brief: Food System Resiliency webinar series is off and running
Unify-Communicate-Advocate Building a resilient food system: Webinar series is off and...

Names in the News
ACWA honors PCWA and French Meadows Forest Restoration Project team The Association of...

Learning & Development - Evaluation Design, Science of Communication, Antiracism resources
Upcoming webinarsPast Webinar RecordingsOffering a webinar?Innovation Skill-Building...

Survey: How should wildlands in California be managed for climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Do you have an opinion on how California wildlands are managed? UC Cooperative Extension...

Presentation proposals for California Oak Symposium due Aug. 10
The 8th California Oak Symposium is scheduled to be held March 22-25, 2021, at Embassy...

Share your ideas on how to improve UC ANR
Every Tuesday during the month of August, UC ANR leaders will be hosting two-hour online meetings...

Visitors must complete clearance survey beginning Aug. 3
UC ANR has been using a web-based daily “clearance to work survey” to ensure that...

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety calls for proposals
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is seeking research and outreach...

Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards
Outstanding work recognized with Distinguished Service Awards Sponsored by UC ANR and Academic...

In memoriam: Lowell Lewis
  Lowell N. Lewis, UC ANR associate vice president emeritus and professor emeritus at UC...

In memoriam: George Goodall
George Goodall, emeritus UCCE farm advisor and county director, passed away June 22, 2020, at age...

UCPath phone service restarts July 27
The UCPath Center staff continues to work remotely with new phone hardware and software to support...

New paid family-leave benefit approved for UC academics and staff
UC's Council of Chancellors has unanimously approved a recommendation for a new paid family-leave...

Donors dig deep to give UC ANR $99,000 for Big Dig Day
BIG congratulations! Together we raised over $99,000 in new support across the state...

Names in the News
El-kereamy named Lindcove REC director Ashraf El-kereamy will be the new director of UC...

Learning & Development: Identify major donors; fire education; science for skeptics; unwritten rules for Black youth
  Upcoming webinars (What's in the pipeline?) Past Webinar Recordings Offering a webinar?...

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