Hopland Research and Extension Center
University of California
Hopland Research and Extension Center

Extension, Outreach & Education

The Center seeks to support and host educational programs that are related to past research topics undertaken at this location as well as research currently in progress.  

School and College Field Trips: Schools and colleges are invited to take a field trip to the Hopland Research and Extension Center. Programs are grade specific and focus on seasonal activities such as our "Meet the Birds" program or "Lambing Time". Facilities are available for overnight field trips or university visits. Download our current field trip flyer here: Field Trip flyer 2020

Register your interest in a field trip by clicking here

Call Hannah Bird to find out more about our current programs or to discuss your field trip: 707 744 1424 ext 105 or e-mail hbird@ucanr.edu


Events: The Center has hosted workshops, field days, and tours on such topics as rangeland management, native oak restoration and management, grazing strategies, sheep and wool production, winegrape varieties best suited to the North Coast, and living with wildlife. Take a look at the calendar on our home page to see a list of upcoming events.

To be added to the annual Deer Hunt interest list please click here. Application details will be sent to you in May.



The Rod Shippey Hall: You can rent the Rod Shippey Hall for educational events which fit within the mission of University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. The Hall is a state of the art, eco-building with space for 200 people, break out rooms and full audio visual facilities. Call Hannah Bird to discuss your event: 707 744 1424 ext 105 or e-mail hbird@ucanr.edu

Rod Shippey Hall


The Center also serves as the home of the California Naturalist program, fostering through a science-based curriculum a diverse community of naturalists who will promote stewardship of California’s natural resources through education and service.

Webmaster Email: hbird@ucanr.edu