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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 (35), SFREC (63), Youth Development (7)

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 (35), FFA (8), Outreach (42), Ranchers (30), Range Management (6), SFREC (63), UCANR (44), Workshop (21)

FARM SMART heads to Visalia for 2017 CA Ag in the Classroom Conference

ag in the classrom 2017

Resources and Lesson Plans and Farm Tours…OH MY! FARM SMART had the opportunity to participate in the 2017 California Ag in the Classroom conference in Visalia, CA in July.  This was a wonderful opportunity for FARM SMART to share...

Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:21 AM

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 (35), Field Day (1), Nature Trail (2), Salmon (1), SFREC (63), Spawn (1), Yuba River (7)

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 (35), FIT+ (1), Outdoor Recreation (5), Outreach (42), Project WET (2), SFREC (63), Teacher training (2), UCANR (44)

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