The Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center fosters and supports research, education and outreach programs focused on key agricultural and natural resource themes relevant to the Sierra foothills. We develop programs that address these critical needs with University of California academics as well as local and regional partners. On this site you will find information on how to propose and develop programs at the Center, an overview of current and previous programs, as well as specific information about the Center.
Sierra Foothill REC Blog
Added December 14, 2018
This month, Sierra Foothill REC recognized and congratulated two of our staff members on reaching new service milestones. Martin Beaton has given 40 years and Abraham Mendoza has given 25 years of service to SFREC. Their dedication to the important...
Join SFREC & The Silver Lab of UC Berkeley for a Workshop & Demonstration on Rangeland Compost Research Trials -- Nov 14th 2018Added November 1, 2018
UC Sierra Foothill REC is hosting a community workshop & field demonstration event where The Silver Lab at UC Berkeley will discuss results from a long-term (10 year) compost addition trial on foothill rangeland and observed benefits for...
Added October 30, 2018
If you live in the area, you may have noticed that SFREC was on fire last Tuesday. This controlled burn was planned in coordination with Cal Fire. Its purpose was twofold- to reduce ground fuel loads in the upper portions of SFREC and to act as a...
Added October 19, 2018
Join Bear Yuba Land Trust and California Naturalists Steve Roddy and Linda Conklin in partnership with the UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center (SFREC) for an amazing salmon exploration experience for the next installment of the Junior...
Added October 16, 2018
Join SFREC's Ali Stefancich at the California Naturalist's Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous on October 28 at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City, CA. The Rendezvous will include field walks, workshops, naturalists' updates, a book exchange, and lunch. You can...