UCCE Contra Costa
Letter From Our Bay Area County Director
In less than a decade, some of the burned expanses from this year's megafires could burst into intense flames again, reported Ula Chrobak in Scientific American. Frequent, low-severity fires, which clear out patches of low-lying vegetation and...
After another record year for California wildfire, concern is now turning to the soil impacted by firestorms, reported Sarah Klearman in the Napa Valley Register. High-temperature flames can incinerate vegetation and destroy plant root systems,...
Calfresh Healthy Living, UC increased food and financial resiliency among limited resource families in Tulare County
Adult participants adopted food and financial resource management practices and improved their food security and household financial stability. The Issue The COVID-19 pandemic has increased food insecurity among community's most vulnerable population....
In California, most ghost towns were created when a local industry collapsed. Now, climate change is more often to blame when booming communities whither and die, reported Daniel Cusick in E&E News. In an eerie horror story released just before...
UC 4-H 'Disease Detectives' across California become advocates for health and COVID-19 prevention after learning about epidemiology. The Issue With the emergence of the coronavirus, 4-H in-person meetings had to be canceled, along with schools, sports...
Contra Costa County
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Main Office: 925-608-6670
Master Gardeners: 925-608-6683
4-H Program: 925-608-6690
Director: Frank McPherson
Contra Costa Stories
More than 200 minors are actively being prostituted by 115 pimps in Oakland, according to the Oakland Police Department. Thanks to the Sexually Exploited Minors Network and Measure Y funding, a Safe Place Alternative is up and running in Oakland. Community-based organizations are working with police, the probation department, the district attorney’s office and other city and county offices to deal with the needs of sexually exploited children; however the network had not held a youth activity.
Contra Costa Master Gardener Events
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|Forest Stewardship workshop - Mariposa||11/9/2020|