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UC Cooperative Extension- Glenn County

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  • COVID-19 Information Update
    COVID-19 Information Update

    Submitted by Betsy Karle, County Director

    March 20, 2020

    UC Cooperative Extension is currently closed to the public, but we are still working and here to help!

    Our Community Education Specialists and Advisors are working remotely and are available via email, mobile phone, zoom and other virtual communications technologies. County staff are in the office during regular business hours and are available via phone and email.



    Please call the office if you need access to educational materials or curriculum and staff will bring the items to you.

    Being mindful of official guidance concerning social distancing, all UC ANR functions, events, activities, meetings, etc. will also either be postponed, cancelled or moved to Zoom video conferencing.  This directive also includes all volunteer-led youth or adult programming, meetings, or gatherings.

    During this telecommute status, I want to emphasize that we are still working and available to assist our partners and stakeholders across the state. Critical research projects are being maintained and program delivery is taking place online. There is no impact to your ability to connect with us by email, phone or Zoom video conferencing. Please visit our website (http://ceglenn.ucanr.edu/about/contact/) for contact information and use email or mobile phone as your primary method of communication. We will work to find solutions to support our stakeholders throughout any possible scenario that the virus may bring. Specific information about our programs will be communicated via email. Subscribe to updates by program area at http://ceglenn.ucanr.edu/news_408/.

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Who is UC Cooperative Extension Glenn County?



The University of California's 64 Cooperative Extension (UCCE) offices are local problem-solving centers. More than 400 campus-based specialists and county-based farm, home, and youth advisors work as teams to bring the University's research-based information to Californians. UCCE is a full partnership of federal, state, county, and private resources linked in applied research and educational outreach. UCCE's many teaching tools include meetings, conferences, workshops, demonstrations, field days, video programs, newsletters and manuals. Thousands of volunteers extend UCCE's outreach, assisting with the California 4-H Youth Development Program and Master Gardener Program.


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UC Delivers
  • A New Vegetable Garden Increased Community Spirit
    A New Vegetable Garden Increased Community Spirit

    The Eastside Neighborhood, one of the oldest residential areas of the City of Riverside, is also one of the poorest. More than half of the adults and almost a quarter of the teenagers were considered overweight in 2012 when Kaiser Permanente funded the Heal Zone Initiative to improve the community’s overall wellness through education and increased access to healthy local food. The Community Settlement Association (CSA), founded over 100 years ago to help immigrants from Mexico settle into Riverside, now provides social services and food distributions to the Eastside residents. The Association needed assistance to revitalize the existing garden to help residents have access to fresh produce.

UC Blog
  • UC ANR COVID-19 Update: Academic and staff reduction in time

    Dear Colleagues, During these unprecedented times due to the COVID 19 pandemic, it is understandable that some academics may wish to temporarily reduce their appointment time in order to address priority family and self-care needs. Approvals for one...

    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
  • At the UC Board of Regents meeting July 29, President Janet Napolitano named some of the accomplishments achieved during her tenure.
    Napolitano appoints new members to President’s Advisory Commission

    UC President Janet Napolitano has appointed 11 new members to the President's Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The new members include Patricia Carrillo, executive director of the Agriculture & Land-Based...

    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
  • Budget update and strategies

    As you know, the University is experiencing severe fiscal challenges across all locations because of COVID-19 and its economic fallout. UC ANR is facing a possible 12.7% budget reduction for the 20-21 fiscal year. The University is hoping for a...

    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach


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