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


UC Cooperative Extension to track wild pig damage
Posted 12/2/2016 - UC Cooperative Extension is asking California farmers and landowners to help track the the state's wild pig population, reported Julia Mitric on Capitol Public Radio News. Signs of the pig's presence are hard to miss, UCCE advisor John Harper told the...

Food is already genetically altered
Posted 11/29/2016 - True to its name, a listicle published on BuzzFeed News about genetic modification of foods caused a buzz during Thanksgiving week. Writer Stephanie Lee reported that many techniques have been used over the centuries to tinker with the DNA of...

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MFP Training Starts Soon!

Want to become a certified UCCE Master Food Preserver in El Dorado County?

Want to teach our community how to safely preserve food at home?

Volunteer applications being accepted now.

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