Central Sierra
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Central Sierra

Welcome to UCCE Central Sierra

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is your bridge between local issues and the research expertise of the University of California.

The Central Sierra Cooperative Extension serves Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and El Dorado counties.

Volunteer Programs

4-H Youth Development
4-H Youth Development
CA Naturalist Program
CA Naturalist Program
Home Food Preservation
Home Food Preservation
Home Gardening
Home Gardening


The drought may be over, but water concerns haven't been doused
Posted 5/18/2017 - Record winter rainfall during the 2016-17 winter has enabled farms to emerge from survival mode in the short term, but scientists are still working hard to be ready for the next drought, reported Tim Hearden in Capital Press. Hearden spent a day at...

Enjoy nature, but don't love it to death
Posted 5/18/2017 - Spring is here and that means time to get outside and enjoy California's beauty. This year people are out in record numbers to see wildflowers and experience all the recreational opportunities that parks offer. CNN reported triple the usual number of...

Upcoming Events

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Reforestation Workshop

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

See the Forest Research and Outreach Tree Mortality webpage for details.

Train the Trainer Workshops

Tree Mortality - Replanting After the Trees Die

El Dorado Workshop: June 6, 9am - 4pm
Tuolumne Workshop: June 14, 9am - 4pm

See the Tree Mortality - Replanting After the Trees Die webpage for details.

Lake Tahoe Basin Invasive Weeds ID Workshop

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
1:00 - 4:00 P.M.

2017 Weed Wksp Flier SLT

Angora Fire 10 Years Later:

June 22 - 23, 2017
Field Trip Thursday, 22nd and
Symposium Friday, 23rd

See the Angora 10 Year Anniversary Webpage for details.

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