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Oak Woodland Research

Oak Woodland Research

The loss of oak woodlands to conifer encroachment is a major conservation concern in northwestern California and across much of the Pacific Northwest, resulting in associated losses of wildlife habitat, cultural uses, biodiversity, and other ecosystem services. Click on this story to learn more about UCCE's research on this issue.

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Rat poison used in marijuana grows harming wildlife

Pacific fisher is another victim of illegal marijuana grows.

Post-mortem tests on Pacific fishers that are part of an extensive UC study have determined that most had a significant amount of rodenticide in their bodies when they died, reported Kellie Flanagan in the Sierra News Online. The fishers are being...

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:13 PM
Tags: Pacific fisher (6), SNAMP (2)

California enjoying a respite from the drought

Paul Vossen

Rain over the last few days in California, which some are describing as falling in "biblical" proportions, will bring welcome relief from the historic drought, if not mark its end, reported the Olive Oil Times. "The storm will partially replenish water...

Posted on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 10:08 AM
Tags: drought (72), Paul Vossen (9)

Almonds contribute $11 billion annually to California economy

Almonds are California's top ag export.

The California Almond Board released a report this week that said the almond industry contributes about $11 billion per year to the state's gross domestic product, reported Dale Kasler in the Sacramento Bee. The report, prepared by the UC Agricultural...

Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:09 PM
Tags: almonds (20), Daniel Sumner (12)

Santa Clara County 4-H youth raise animals in the Silicon Valley

4-H youth conduct animal projects at the McClellan Ranch Preserve in Cupertino.

Amid the high-tech companies and the densely populated suburbs of Santa Clara County, UC Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development maintains a vital animal husbandry program at the McClellan Ranch Preserve, reported Allison Williams in the San Jose...

Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:27 AM

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Contact Information

Humboldt County Office
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503-6998
Phone: (707) 445-7351
Fax: (707) 444-9334

Yana Valachovic

Other Offices

Del Norte County Office
586 G St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
phone: (707) 464-4711
fax: (707) 464-7520
e-mail: UCCE Del Norte

Eureka Sea Grant Extension Office
2 Commercial Street, Suite 4
Eureka, CA 95501
phone: 707-443-8369
fax: 707-445-3901

Useful Links

New and updated links at UC ANR. Be sure to browse the online catalog!

UC ANR Online Catalog

New Publications:

Grape Pest Management

Weed Pest Identification and Monitoring Cards

New Free Publications:

Community Gardens

Recently Updated Free Pest Management Guidelines:



New Free Pest Note:

Myoporum Thrips

Below is a collection of excellent informational resources to help

you in the home, garden or with your agriculture or natural resource business.


- Pest management information for your home or garden ucipm.ucdavis.edu              

- Forestry resources, publications and big ideas on how to steward California forest lands ucanr.org/sites/forestry 

- Tips on how to grow a successful home orchard homeorchard.ucdavis.edu               

- Small and family farms resources and information sfp.ucdavis.edu

- Research-based information on important issues facing the horticulture industry ohric.ucdavis.edu

- Downloadable publications regarding agriculture and natural resources  anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu

- UC research-based information, accomplishments, and statewide extension activities in planting, growing, and harvesting fruits and nuts fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu

- Information relevant to California vegetable consumers, growers and processors  vric.ucdavis.edu

- Research in weed management  wric.ucdavis.edu

- Information related to production, harvest and processing of foods ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu

- More information from UCCE around the state ucanr.org


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