Sonoma County
University of California
Sonoma County

UCCE Sonoma County - Home

UCCE Sonoma Blog

Also visit us at:    
Twitter: @UCCESonoma
Facebook: UCCE Sonoma
YouTube: UCCE Sonoma

UC Agriculture & Natural Resources News

15 simple ways to participate in California Invasive Species Action Week, Aug. 2 - 10

Yellow Flag Iris, Iris Pseudocaris, is a fast-growing and spreading invasive plant found in wetlands, streams and riverbanks. It is known to outcompete native plants and reduces habitats for waterfowl and fish. Photo credit: Joe DiTomaso

Help the California Department of Fish and Wildlife celebrate their first annual California Invasive Species Action Week, Aug. 2 – 10, and protect California's diverse landscapes. Hundreds of invasive plants and animals have already established themselves in California's landscapes and...

Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Weekly food dispatch

Editor's note: Today we launch a “Weekly food dispatch” in the UC Food Blog. It will appear every Friday. The dispatch is a compilation of news from the World Wide Web relevant to the UC Global Food Initiative. To suggest stories for next week, email...

Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:17 AM

Please Don't Eat the Pollinators!

A praying mantis eyes the photographer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If I were in charge of a praying mantis' daily diet, I would enforce one stringent rule: "Please don't eat the pollinators! Do not, I repeat, target the bees or butterflies. Leave them alone!" The mundane menu would include flies, gnats, stink bugs, aphids, mosquitoes, yellowjackets, grasshoppers,...

Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Make a Gift Online

Event Name
Date
8/23/2014
Get RSS Feed

View More Events

Twitter Feed

University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County
133 Aviation Blvd Suite 109, Santa Rosa, CA 95403  Phone: 707.565.2621  Fax: 707.565.2623
Office Hours:  M-F, 8am-11am & 1pm-4pm

Like us on Facebook: UCCE Sonoma                        Follow us on Twitter @UCCESonoma 

Webmaster Email: kgiovannini@ucdavis.edu