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Posts Tagged: Outreach

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 (23), FIT+ (1), Outdoor Recreation (4), Outreach (29), Project WET (1), SFREC (24), Teacher training (1), UCANR (22)

Beef and Range Field Day

Congressman Garamendi gives keynote address to high school students

On Wednesday, October 5th, SFREC hosted over 170 high school students enrolled in FFA and 4-H programs across six counties for the 3rd Annual Beef & Range Field Day. Students had the unique opportunity to engage with UC researchers and...

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 9:53 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (12), Education (23), Outreach (29), Ranchers (13), Range Management (1), UCANR (22), Workshop (18)

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 (23), Farm Day (1), Outdoor Recreation (4), Outreach (29), RCD Nevada County (1), SFREC (24), Soil (1), UCANR (22), watersheds (1)

SFREC Hosts Beef & Range Field Day for Local Students

CA Assembly Member, James Gallagher-D3, speaking to over 160 local high school students

Over 160 high school students enrolled in FFA and 4-H programs across four counties spent the day at UC SFREC on October 7th, exploring key topics related to beef cattle and rangeland management. Assembly member James Gallagher, who has strong ties...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:59 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (12), Education (23), Foothill Abortion (1), Outreach (29), Ranchers (13), Rangeland Management (9), SFREC (24), UCANR (22), Workshop (18)

Participation in Successful Local Farm Day

Entrance to the Farm Day exhibit, Sept. 24th, 2015 - Photo courtesy of Nevada Co. RCD

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -William Butler Yeats Thursday, September 24th, 2015, marked the first annual county-wide Farm Day held at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in conjunction with the start of the...

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 10:17 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Education (23), Outreach (29), SFREC (24), Workshop (18)

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