UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe
Position Vacancy Announcement
Area Cooperative Extension Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
Location Headquarters: Sonora, Tuolumne County, CA
UC CalFresh Healthy Living Program Manager
Serving Calaveras, Tuolumne, Amador and El Dorado counties
Gulf Fritillary: A Glorious Butterfly
It's commonly called a "passion butterfly," but we call it a Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillaea) or Gulf Frit. Or "spectacular." A sure sign of autumn: A skeletonized passionflower vine (Passiflora) A Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)...
Bohart Museum Open House on Oct 19: Fright or Delight?
It won't be a Fright Night or a Delight Night. After all, it's in the afternoon. But the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Parasitoid Palooza" on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. promises to provide a touch of Halloween, what with all the...
Rebecca Irwin: Role of Floral Traits in Pollination and Bee Disease Transmission
You've seen honey bees buzzing past you to reach a good nectar or pollen source. But there's much more to it than that. What's in that floral nectar and pollen? Think plant-pollinator-pathogen webs. Rebecca Irwin, professor of applied ecology at North...
Parasitoid Palooza at Bohart Museum Open House
Mark your calendars for a "parade of parasitoids!" The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is sponsoring its annual "Parasitoid Palooza" open house on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge...
Bay Area Bee Fair on Oct. 13: The Place to 'Bee'
It's a fair. It's a party. It's a pollinator party. It's the Bay Area Bee Fair in Berkeley. And it's the place to be on Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Berkeley Flea Market, located at Ashby BART. The second annual event, free and family friendly, is set...
Master Gardeners are community members who have been trained under the direction of the University of California Cooperative Extension. Each volunteer has completed more than 50 hours of formal classroom training. Master Gardeners, agents of the University of California, assist the UC Cooperative Extension by providing practical, scientific gardening information to the home gardeners in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
The Lake Tahoe Master Gardeners extend research-based information by:
- answering questions via email hotlines, farmers markets and at community events
- offering workshops and classes
- publishing articles in newsletters, local newspapers and social media.
Physical and mailing address:
UCCE Master Gardener
of Lake Tahoe
1100 Lyons Ave
South Lake Tahoe, Ca 96150
Become a Master Gardener
If you would like to receive information about the next Master Gardener Volunteer Training in Lake Tahoe, place your contact information on our Interest List. We will send out an email before the next application process begins.