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Helping Build Climate Resilient Communities

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UCCE Sonoma is committed to building climate resilient communities and ecosystems. Through our educational outreach and workshops on the better land and natural resource management practices. We are working to make sure that  homeowners,...

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:16 PM
Tags: fire (6), fire fuel management (2)
Focus Area Tags: Environment

Post Fire Food Safety Research

Mimi taking soil samples after 2017 fires

“Produce Safety After Urban Wildfire” citizen science project The Northern California fires of October 2017 created poor air quality and distributed toxic air contaminants over the region. Following the fires and the incredible response from...

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 9:41 AM
Tags: fire (6), Food Safety (3)
Focus Area Tags: Environment Health Yard & Garden

What does a “Red Flag Warning” mean? What should you do?

Red Flag Smokey NM 4x6

Many residents in Sonoma County live in or near fire danger.  For those who do live in a high fire area, knowing what to do when conditions are ideal for a forest (or urban fire) is essential. Red Flag Warning A Red Flag Warning alert issued by...

Red Flag Smokey NM 4x6
Red Flag Smokey NM 4x6

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 8:21 AM
Tags: fire (6)
Focus Area Tags: Environment Natural Resources

Citizen Science project: Backyard Chicken Egg Study

Thank you for participating in our citizen science project

GOT EGGS? The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (UCD SVM) is providing free egg contaminant testing for backyard chicken owners in the state of California.  Results will be shared individually with each owner, and cumulative...

Example of shipping materials
Example of shipping materials

Example of shipping materials

Individually tissue wrap each egg (only ship 2 to 6 eggs).
Individually tissue wrap each egg (only ship 2 to 6 eggs).

Individually tissue wrap each egg (only ship 2 to 6 eggs).

Egg carton into box for shipping - place paper with information about the eggs on top.
Egg carton into box for shipping - place paper with information about the eggs on top.

Egg carton into box for shipping - place paper with information about the eggs on top.

Carton in box with shredded paper, newspaper and bubble wrap also work.
Carton in box with shredded paper, newspaper and bubble wrap also work.

Carton in box with shredded paper, newspaper and bubble wrap also work.

Securly tape the box and affix the shipping label.
Securly tape the box and affix the shipping label.

Securly tape the box and affix the shipping label.

Thank you for participating in our citizen science project
Thank you for participating in our citizen science project

Thank you for participating in our citizen science project

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:43 AM

UCCE Recommendation for Backyard Poultry Owners in Areas Affected by the Fires

Chickens in yard

By Dr. Birgit Puschner, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine andMaurice Pitesky, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine-Cooperative Extension   In addition to all the destruction and inhalation of smoke...

Chickens in yard
Chickens in yard

Chickens in yard

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:07 AM
Tags: fire (6), Poultry (5)

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