UCCE Contra Costa
Letter From Our Bay Area County Director
CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Imperial County improves health by being first in Imperial County to pivot to online nutrition education
Teacher adopts CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Imperial County pilot of online nutrition education to promote healthy living during COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place The Issue Imperial County is located in the rural Sonoran Desert with 181,000...
Collaboration between CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE San Mateo County and local school increases access to green spaces and empower youth through development of Garden Buddy system. The Issue Woodrow Wilson Elementary school is located in Daly...
Not only did the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors approve a $10,000 allocation to the local 4-H program, commissioners spoke warmly about the youth development program, reported Bill Choy in the Mt. Shasta News. “Without 4-H I don't think my...
Researchers have found there is increasing demand for veterinary services for poultry and livestock in the Western United States, and a need for ongoing continuing education of veterinarians and animal owners, reported Trina Wood, communications officer...
The Issue Red imported fire ant (RIFA, Solenopsis invicta, Fig. 1) is a venomous ant that was accidentally brought into California in 1989. Since its introduction, it has spread to many new territories in Southern California and Central...
Contra Costa County
2380 Bisso Lane, Ste. B
Concord, CA 94520-4829
Main Office: 925-608-6670
Master Gardeners: 925-608-6683
Director: Frank McPherson
Contra Costa Stories
UC ANR teamed up to investigate effective integrated pest management for bed bugs in low-income, multiple-occupancy housing
Bed bugs, their bites, and the associated social stigma continue to plague many Californians and draw widespread attention from the media. Although bed bugs can occur within a wide range of human habitations and income-levels, it’s those who live in low-income, multiple-occupancy housing who appear to suffer the greatest. Integrated Pest Management (IPM), first developed by UC in the 1940s for agriculture, offers a theoretical framework for bed bug management in multiple-occupancy housing
Contra Costa Master Gardener Events
Calendar and Events
|Forest Stewardship workshop - Santa Cruz||9/21/2020|
|Open Garden Day & Plant Sale||11/7/2020|