Research Opportunities

Professor Stacy Philpott instructs an insect lab at the CASFS/UCSC Farm

Center Facilities

The Center's Farm and Garden facilities are open to faculty, staff, and students interested in pursuing field or laboratory research, and for use by classes. For more information on class use of the Farm and Garden, contact Research and Education Coordinator Damian Parr at 831.359-8710 or by email.

For information on conducting research at the CASFS/UCSC Farm, contact Farm Site and Research Lands Manager Darryl Wong at 831.459-3604 or by email. Please see the CASFS Research Protocol and Cost Worksheet for more detailed information.

Researchers from other institutions, such as Cooperative Extension, may also collaborate on Center research projects or propose new projects. For more information, contact Farm Site and Research Lands manager Darryl Wong at 831.459-3604 or by email.

Internship Opportunities

Undergraduates can take part in Center field research as field and laboratory assistants, and can serve as research assistants on other projects. For a list of current internship opportunities, see the Environmental Studies Internship Program web site or contact Research and Education Coordinator Damian Parr at 831.359-8710, or by email.