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Posts Tagged: Outdoor Recreation

Teachers go back to School to buff up on Science

Teachers practice one of Project WET's lessons. This kind of hands-on experience makes them more likely to use a lesson in their own classroom.

Last month, teachers and educators from around Northern California came together for a weekend to learn about best practices for science education with a Forestry Institute for Teachers+ (FIT+) workshop. FIT+ is a new professional development program...

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9:48 AM
Tags: Education (3), FIT+ (1), Outdoor Recreation (5), Outreach (4), Project WET (1), SFREC (5), Teacher training (1), UCANR (3)

Nevada County Farm Day is a Huge Success

Filling cups with soil to test if soil or sand will clean impurities out of water.

On Thursday, September 22, over 500 elementary students from around Nevada County gathered at the Nevada County Fairgrounds for the 2nd Annual Farm Day, in conjunction with the start of the Draft Horse Classic. Farm Day is hosted by the Nevada County...

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:52 AM
Tags: Education (3), Farm Day (1), Outdoor Recreation (5), Outreach (4), RCD Nevada County (1), SFREC (5), Soil (1), UCANR (3), watersheds (1)

Lower Yuba River Management Team Hosts Symposium at SFREC

Over 60 members of the public and agency officials participated.

The Yuba River is an important waterway and landmark for many locals. It may offer the perfect fishing hole or a place to cool off on a warm summer day, while others might simply drive along it on their commute to work. For the Lower Yuba River Accord:...

Posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:19 AM
  • Author: Ben Granholm

Exploring the Porter Creek Nature Trail

Entering the Riparian Area

Nestled in the natural landscape of the Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center, you will find a sign marking the entrance of one of the Center's two nature trails. The Porter Creek Nature Trail is less than one mile long and is marked with...

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 9:30 AM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
Tags: Education (3), Nature Trail (1), Outdoor Recreation (5), sfrec (5), UCANR (3)

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Yuba River - Photo courtesty of Ben Granholm

Just another beautiful day at the Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center! SFREC is located just 60 miles north of Sacramento in Browns Valley, bordering both Englebright Lake and the Yuba River. For the latest and greatest happenings at SFREC...

Posted on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 11:44 AM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
 
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