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

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12:43 PM

Controlled Burn at SFREC

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...

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 9:32 AM
Tags: Controlled Burn (1), Fire (1), Land Management (1), SFREC (62)

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

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:37 PM
Tags: Education (30), SFREC (62), Youth Development (1)

Join SFREC at California Naturalist's Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous

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...

Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous Flyer
Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous Flyer

Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous Flyer

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 3:07 PM

SFREC Hosts 5th Annual Beef & Range Field Day

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...

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10:14 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (23), Education (30), FFA (7), Outreach (30), Ranchers (30), Range Management (6), SFREC (62), UCANR (42), Workshop (20)

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