South Coast Research & Extension Center

The South Coast Research and Extension Center (South Coast REC) was established by the University of California in 1956 as a representative site for agricultural and horticultural research in California’s south coastal plain-temperate climatic zone. Located on 200 acres of deep, moderately sloped, alluvial fan soil, the Center and its mild winter climate are conducive…

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Natural Communities Coalition (NCC)

The main purpose of NCC is to coordinate the land management, monitoring and research with our partners across the nearly 38,000 acre Reserve System. Until 2014, the organization was known as Nature Reserve of Orange County. The Reserve System is a permanently protected open space which is managed for the benefit of plants and wildlife…

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