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 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.
UCCE Butte County has programs that address the needs of the agricultural community and the environment.
We conduct educational activities and workshops that revolve around nutrition, physical activity and gardening to address issues of malnutrition, obesity and diabetes.
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.
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
Weekdays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Master Gardener hours:
Director: Luis Espino