Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center


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.

Vacancy Announcement

Administrative Coordinator; Browns Valley, CA; Closing Date: June 4, 2018  

Position Summary: Job duties include financial processing, payroll support, updating Center databases, manage Center’s website. Also provides support for workshops, committee support, assisting with school field trips and receptionist duties. This is a Career position with an 80% appointment. (32 hours per week). "UC ANR is an equal opportunity provider and employer." To Apply,


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Sierra Foothill REC Blog

  • Join SFREC & The Silver Lab of UC Berkeley for a Workshop & Demonstration on Rangeland Compost Research Trials -- Nov 14th 2018

    Added November 1, 2018
    Compost on Rangeland Trail Nov2018

    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...

  • Controlled Burn at SFREC

    Added October 30, 2018
    Fire crews go through the forest with a driptorch, igniting the dry grass on the forest floor.

    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...

  • SFREC hosts BYLT Family Walk Event: Salmon Trek Nov 10, 2018

    Added October 19, 2018
    Bear Yuba Land Trust Salmon Trek Nov 10th at SFREC

    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...

  • Join SFREC at California Naturalist's Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous

    Added October 16, 2018
    Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous Flyer

    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...

  • SFREC Hosts 5th Annual Beef & Range Field Day

    Added October 15, 2018
    Clint Tipton shows students the hydraulic cattle chute.

    On Thursday October 4th, Sierra Foothill REC hosted its 5th Annual Beef & Range Field Day for high school students enrolled in FFA & 4-H. Following an inspirational keynote address discussing possibilities after high school in...

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