Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

ANR News Blog

  • Non-native wild burros cause natural resource damage

    Added January 13, 2020
    A group of burros in Death Valley National Park. (Photo: National Park Service)

    The National Park Service has contracted with Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue to humanely remove 2,500 to 4,000 burros in Death Valley National Park, a particularly challenging effort because the Bureau of Land Management, which manages adjoining land,...

  • Turn food and garden waste into rich fertilizer with worms

    Added January 6, 2020
    A red wiggler worm moves through substrate during composting process. (Photo: Holger Casselmann, Wikimedia Commons)

    UC Master Gardeners in Stanislaus County presented an all-natural, sustainable solution to disposing garden and food waste during a session for the community on worm composting, reported John Holland in the Modesto Bee. All it takes is an 18-inch deep...

  • Integrated aquatic pest management shows promise

    Added January 2, 2020
    Quagga mussels at different stages of development. (Photo: California Department Fish and Wildlife)

    Carolynn Culver, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara and an California Sea Grant extension specialist, is researching whether native sunfish can be used in place of toxic chemicals to reduce invasive mussel larvae and other pests in Southern...

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