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. 

Agriculture and Natural Resources Programs

UCCE Butte County has programs that address the needs of the agricultural community and the environment.

Nutrition Programs

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

Master Gardener Program

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

5 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Phone: (530) 552-5812

*Call ahead for ADA assistance 

Office Hours 

Weekdays 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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


Director: Luis Espino

Cell: 530-635-6234



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