Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
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Posts Tagged: Yuba River

Students Deepen their Understanding of the Salmon Life Cycle at SFREC

Students build a fake redd to hold their eggs. To make sure their eggs would be able to safely hatch they thought about how to build a redd that would protect their eggs.

In mid November, SFREC partnered with Grass Valley Charter School and Twin Ridges Home Study by bringing students to the center to catch a glimpse of salmon spawning in the Lower Yuba River. The opportunity to observe salmon spawn is a way for...

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:10 AM
Tags: education (31), Field Day (2), Nature Trail (2), Salmon (1), SFREC (72), Spawn (1), Yuba River (7)

SFREC receives PG&E land to expand research

Photo: Bear Yuba Land Trust

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has donated 41 acres in Yuba County to the University of California as part of its land conservation commitment. The donation of the Narrows Unit to benefit UC's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources was made in...

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11:08 AM
Tags: Englebright (4), Natural Resources (11), SFREC (72), UCANR (42), Yuba River (7)

Collaborative Efforts Promote Healthy Ecosystems on the Lower Yuba River

Gravel injection on the lower Yuba River below Englebright dam

Summertime draws scores of people from the region to the Yuba River for a variety of reasons. Recreation is frequently the biggest attraction with cool water for swimming, shallow stretches for fishing, mild rapids for kayaking, and a variety of other...

Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 9:57 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley

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
Tags: Chinook Salmon (3), Natural Resources (11), Outdoor Recreation (5), Outreach (31), SFREC (72), Spawning (3), UCCE (19), Water (5), Yuba River (7)

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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
Tags: Englebright (4), Outdoor Recreation (5), Outreach (31), SFREC (72), Yuba River (7)

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