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UC Master Gardeners - Sutter Yuba

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The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sutter-Yuba Counties welcome you!

Who are we?

UCCE Master Gardeners are trained representatives of the University of California Cooperative Extension, assisting the gardening community of Sutter and Yuba Counties by providing research-based home gardening information.*

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*To learn more, visit the statewide UC Master Gardener Program and the California Garden Web.

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We are here to help if you have gardening questions, want to have us identify a plant or animal for you, or just want to know more about us. Complete our intake form here to get your questions answered.

UC ANR Blogs
  • This colorful moth is Arctia virginalis, Ranchman's tiger moth, a diurnal or day-flying moth commonly known as the Ranchman's tiger moth. In its larval stage, it's a wooly bear caterpillar, commonly found at the Bodega Marine Reserve and on the trails of Bodega Head, Sonoma County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    'Let's Go Mothing' on July 20 at Bohart Museum of Entomology

    Let's go mothing! What's mothing? The National Moth Week website describes mothing as "a hobby for nature enthusiasts who use light or bait to attract moths to a location for observation and data collection." So, in keeping with National Moth Week, the Bohart Museum of Entomology...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • Lepidopterist Jeff Smith spreading the wings of a butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Jeff Smith: Busy as a Bee? No, As Industrious as a Lepidopterist

    Busy as a bee?  No, as industrious as a Lepidopterist.  Specifically, as industrious and dedicated as Jeff Smith, curator of the moth and butterfly collection at the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology--a collection that an international authority on Lepidoptera praised as...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • The BioCircular Valley project will build a publicly accessible database of available feedstocks from forest, farm and food processing byproducts to guide farmers, biomanufacturers and community leaders in the Northern San Joaquin Valley in building up a bioeconomy.
    New project aims to use farm waste to fuel bioeconomy

    UC ANR to help create database, support technology for sustainable bioproducts and biofuels In California's Northern San Joaquin Valley, crop leftovers such as almond shells, fruit peels and orchard trimmings can potentially be converted into sustainable bioproducts and biofuels – with the...

    By Pamela S Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
  • The resident crab spider nails a honey bee, as another bee continues to forage in the lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Saga of the Spider and the Bee

    (Continued from the July 13th Bug Squad) Our resident crab spider, family Thomisidae, appears to be an extremely poor hunter.  She waits, camouflaged in the lavender patch, as bees buzz around her. They dart away when she lunges at them. So here I am, a crab spider, as hungry as...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
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