Swanton Pacific Ranch

Swanton Pacific Ranch is a 3,200-acre (13 km2) ranch in Santa Cruz County, California, outside the town of Davenport. The ranch is owned and operated by California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) for educational and research in sustainable agriculture . The ranch encompasses rangeland, livestock and forestry operations for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and comprises a significant part of the community of Swanton.

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Swanton Pacific Ranch - Educational Opportunities
... A variety of educational programs are available at Swanton Pacific Ranch, including residential programs for Cal Poly SLO students in the areas of forest management, resource management ... The Ranch provides the opportunity for student field trips and short training courses serving students, faculty, staff and others ... Interns working and living at the ranch have as part of their responsibilities a community service component ...

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