Butte County
University of California
Butte County

UCCE Butte County | Serving Butte County Since 1918

The University of California Cooperative Extension in Butte County is a network of scientists and educators that conduct research and outreach in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, youth development, and nutrition. 

4-H Program

4-H is a positive youth development program (PYD) committed to building in youth the"5 Cs"-competence, confidence, character, caring and connected -young adults. PYD instills greater academic achievement, civic engagement, leadership, healthy living and decision making. 

Nutrition Programs

We conduct educational activities and workshops that revolve around nutrition, physical activity and gardening to address issues of malnutrition, obesity and diabetes.  

EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program)  

EFNEP is a nutrition education program funded by the USDA for bettering family dietary habits and practice that target youth and adults. 

Master Gardener

Trained volunteers with expertise in horticulture and botany offer suggestions, strategies and general information to home gardeners on a wide range of subjects such as pest and wildlife management, disease control, seed, soil and fertilizer use, water quality and sustainable practices such as composting, water conservation, waste management, and reducing energy use.

Calendar

Event Name
Date

2019 Camp Fire Research Symposium

June 4, 2019

California State University, Chico Farm

311 Nicholas C. Shouten Lane, Chico, CA 95928

We are UC ANR

The UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) is the outreach arm of the University of California and includes Cooperative Extension, Research and Extension Centers and Statewide Programs such as 4H and Master Gardeners.

Butte County Cooperative Extension

2279-B Del Oro Avenue
Oroville, CA 95965

Phone: (530) 538-7201
Fax: (530) 538-7140

*Call ahead for ADA assistance 

Office Hours 

Weekdays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Master Gardener hours: 
Wednesday: 9:00 am - noon
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Director: Luis Espino

 
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