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About Us

Stretching from the foothills above the Sacramento Valley through rugged mountains to Lake Tahoe, south through the wine country of the foothills of Amador and Calaveras Counties to the edges of Tuolumne County, the "Golden Counties" of California have a terrain as diverse as their population. The pioneering spirit that drew the gold seekers of yesterday still thrives among our residents. Our counties remain lands that are rich in opportunity and continue to prosper through their people.

Central Sierra Nevada Cooperative Extension Mission Statement

The University of California Cooperative Extension of the Central Sierra territory provides science-based information and educational programs to solve local issues in areas of agriculture, natural resources (Forestry, Living with Fire, Oaks & Rangeland), nutrition, and youth development that improve the social, economic and environment quality for all residents.

The University of California Cooperative Extension office of the Central Sierra currently has three programs, which operate with the help of volunteers. These programs are 4-H, Master Gardeners and Master Food Preservers. We encourage anyone interested in volunteering to contact your local Cooperative Extension offices. Please check your local staff listing under "About Us" on the menu bar.

UCCE Central Sierra 2015-2016 Annual Report

We accomplished a great deal over the past year. On behalf of our entire team, we are pleased to share our 2015-2016 Annual Report with you. We have enjoyed a very productive and successful year. This is largely the result of your participation, partnership, and support of our programs and activities.