Communication Services & Information Technology
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Communication Services & Information Technology


News and Information Outreach staff coordinate several blogs:

ANR News Blog
A blog that relates coverage of UC ANR in the news media.

ANR Food Blog
A collaborative blog involving some 30 ANR writers about all things related to the creation and consumption of food.

ANR blog de alimentos
The ANR Food Blog is adapted into Spanish by the News and Information Outreach in Spanish staff.

ANR Green Blog
A new blog for which writers are now being recruited. The blog will cover natural resources, pest management, conservation tillage, exotic pests, climate change and efforts being made to understand and protect the California environment. (To become a Green Blog writer, please e-mail

ANR Update
An internal blog providing up-to-date information about administrative issues of interest to ANR staff and academics.

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Iconic Los Angeles fig tree topples during local festival

UCCE horticulture advisor Don Hodel, right, said fig trees at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument become unhealthy when the ground beneath the canopy was covered with concrete, preventing fallen leaves from decomposing and enriching the soil.

A 140-year-old Moreton Bay fig tree that shaded a plaza at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument toppled suddenly during a Chinese lantern festival, reported Matthew Ormseth in the Los Angeles Times. The imposing tree was...

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 9:41 AM

Two UCCE agricultural climate leaders recognized at the 6th California Climate & Agriculture Summit

UCCE advisor Ruth Dalquist-Willard speaks at the CalCAN Summit.

Five California leaders, including two UC Cooperative Extension scientists, were recognized for their contributions to the field of agriculture and climate change at the California Climate & Agriculture Summit at UC Davis on March 5, 2019, said a...

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:08 AM
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