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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.

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.

SFREC provides land and animals needed to support short and long term research projects. Staff and equipment are available to help meet your project needs. New projects are accepted at anytime.



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Here are some examples of current research projects going on at SFREC:

Compost Addition to Grassland
Compost Addition to Grassland





Fishing Club Reservations

Reservations for the 2024-2025 Season will be available September 2024

Sierra Foothill REC Blog

Job Posting:

Regional Operations Coordinator (Community Education Specialist 4) – Flexible Location in Region 1, Job ID 68268 (Internal to ANR employees only)
County Locations: Amador County, Butte County, Calaveras County, Colusa County, Del Norte County, El Dorado County, Glenn County, Humboldt County, Lake County, Marin County, Mendocino County, Napa County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Shasta County, Solano County, Sonoma County, Stanislaus County, Sutter County, Trinity County, Tuolumne County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Posted on May 7, 2024

UCCE Area Director – Placer, Nevada, Plumas, Sierra Counties, Job ID 68712
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County, Plumas County, Sierra County
Posted on May 7, 2024

4-H Youth Development Community Education Specialist – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 68184
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on April 25, 2024

Master Gardener Community Education Specialist 2 – Auburn, CA, Job ID 68048
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on April 23, 2024

Livestock and Natural Resources Area Advisor #22-31
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County, Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on April 4, 2024
Closing on May 28, 2024

UCCE Area Director – Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, Yuba Counties, Job ID 63866
County Locations: Butte County, Colusa County, Glenn County, Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on March 1, 2024