Research and Extension Center System
University of California
Research and Extension Center System


The REC system is a strong, vibrant organization of research and education academics supported by extraordinary research management capacity to conduct agriculture, natural resource and human resource programs that
enable the delivery of the highest quality science to promote healthy citizens and thriving communities.

Calendar of Events

REC System Strategic Plan


  • Join SFREC at California Naturalist's Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous

    Added October 16, 2018
    Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous Flyer

    Join SFREC's Ali Stefancich at the California Naturalist's Sierra Bioregional Rendezvous on October 28 at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City, CA. The Rendezvous will include field walks, workshops, naturalists' updates, a book exchange, and lunch. You can...

  • UC Riverside graduate students broaden their education at Kearney.

    Added October 15, 2018
    Themis Michailides with students.

    Under the auspices of Georgios Vidalakis, Professor at UC Riverside, a handful of graduate students visited Kearney to broaden their scientific knowledge and see examples of how individuals in careers such as their own can have an impact. The students...

  • SFREC Hosts 5th Annual Beef & Range Field Day

    Added October 15, 2018
    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...

  • SFREC Welcomes New Administrative Coordinator

    Added October 2, 2018
    Emily's Photo

    Sierra Foothill REC is happy to welcome our new Administrive Coordinator, Emily Baumstinger. Emily is a California native who studied Agricultural and Environmental Education at UC Davis. Since her time at Davis Emily has held several positions,...

  • Mural Dedication October 13, 2018

    Added October 2, 2018
    Mural Dedication Invite

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