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4-H Job Opportunity

The University of California Cooperative Extension is seeking a Community Educator (CE) for the 4-H Youth Development Program. The CE will provide leadership, guidance, and coordination for the Humboldt and Del Norte Counties 4-H programs. The mission of 4-H is to engage youth, ages 5-19, to reach their full potential through learn-by-doing leadership opportunities while advancing the field of youth development.


The Community Educator will:

  • recruit, orient and provide ongoing assistance, training and technical assistance for UC 4-H volunteers and parents;
  • promote UC 4-H and recruit youth members for existing and new clubs and programs;
  • act as the UC 4-H staff liaison with volunteer leadership groups;
  • monitor compliance of UC 4-H enrollment, policies and procedures; and
  • assist the supervisor on evaluation of program effectiveness and fiscal oversight.

To apply for this position:

Application deadline is Monday, October 13, 2014.

UCCE Highlights

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), new to Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, promotes good nutrition and physical activity as a means of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. For more information on EFNEP, please click here.

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- Humboldt and Del Norte Counties 2013 Year in Review  
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-15 Ways UCCE is Working for You
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-UC Experts Offer GMO Information September 2014
Highlights of recent activities

-4-H Handbook for Members and Families
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July 2012 SOD Update
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4-H teaches responsibility

The October issue of Central Valley magazine.

Fresno County 4-H member Tanner Rosales and his goat Bonnie graced the cover of October's Central Valley magazine as time for showing the animal at the Big Fresno Fair approaches. Tanner, 10, hails from a family with a long 4-H tradition. Mom Kellie...

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:49 AM
Tags: 4-H (45)

Drought is slowing the spread of sudden oak death

A coast live oak killed by sudden oak death. (Photo: Bruce Hagen)

Finally, some good news about the drought. Dry conditions have apparently curbed the spread of sudden oak death in 12 coastal California counties, reported Guy Kovner in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. "If we had one more year of drought, it would really...

Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:51 AM
Tags: Matteo Garbelotto (11), SOD (4), Sudden Oak Death (22)

Drought puts a damper on autumn

Drought may impact fall colors in California.

The calendar says fall, but California's mild climate isn't the only thing that's confusing the seasons. An expert with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California says the lack of rainfall, declining groundwater levels and irrigation cutbacks...

Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 3:38 PM

It's been a tough year for gardeners, but don't despair

LA Times columnist Sandy Banks reached the conclusion that gardening is not for dilettantes.

When Los Angeles Times columnist Sandy Banks shared her disappointment with her summer garden, she got words of encouragement straight from Missy Gable, the director of the UC's Statewide Master Gardener Program. Gable commiserated with Banks, saying her...

Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:20 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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