January 2020 Volume 4, Number 1
Engage with Us!
February 6, 2020

Sonoma County Grape Day
Veterans Memorial Building
1351 Maple Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Sonoma County Grape Day is an annual program that provides research-based information on issues important to the production of coastal winegrapes. Early start time! Sign in and breakfast from 7 am to 8 am. Program begins 8 am and ends at noon. Learn more and register .
February 8, 2020

4-H Youth Agriculture and Animal Science Field Day
Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Herzog Hall
175 Fairgrounds Drive
Petaluma, CA 94952

An educational event for youth ages 9 and older (and their adult leaders, teachers and mentors) who raise, care, breed, show and market animals; raise, grow or farm plants or fibers; and/or care about agriculture. Keynote speaker is Dr. Temple Grandin. Learn more and register by February 1.
This is just a sampling of our upcoming events. See more events in our calendar .
Spotlight on Practical Resources
Forest Stewardship Workshops
These workshops help landowners develop plans to improve and protect their forest lands in an ecologically and economically sustainable manner. The workshops address management objectives and planning, forest restoration, fuels reduction, project development, permitting and cost-share opportunities. Participants connect with other landowners and learn how to collect information to develop their own forest management plans. The workshops are part of the Forest Stewardship Education Initiative . Learn more about forest stewardship .
Notes From the Field
UC researcher helps make children and families healthier
UC ANR launches a series that profiles a sampling of our academic staff whose work exemplifies the public value UC ANR brings to California. Beginning the series is a feature article on UC researcher Deepa Srivastava, who helps make children and families healthier in Tulare and Kings counties. She manages two federally funded nutrition programs for low-income residents in those two counties. Read more about Deepa's work.

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