Our 926-acre campus provides a wonderful outside laboratory for our Ag and Natural Resource classes, as well as other programs the college offers. We definitely teach the hands-on approach.
Our 85-acre farm produces:
Out of the 85 acres, 17 acres are certified organic with the California Certified Organic Farmers. We produce hay, seed, vegetables and fruit.
The entire campus is designated as a wildlife refuge. We are fortunate to have a great diversity of habitats:
These areas provide habitat for black-tailed deer, beaver, river otters, coyotes, foxes, ring-tailed cats, possum, raccoons, coyotes and an occasional mountain lion and rarely a bear. Over 150 species of birds have been observed on campus.
Over 220 plant species have been identified on the refuge- 64% native and 36% introduced.
Some of the wildlife refuge projects conducted by our students include: