open space in the city of Santa Clara, adjacent to San Jose, is
considered the State's leader in rural/urban issues: health, the
environment, sustainability, recycling, and pollution prevention.
The land and its buildings are in line for being listed in the National
[BAREC] a marvelous facility that is supporting research on turf
grass, landscape plants, cut flowers, high value horticultural crops,
composting, bio-intensive pest management, alternatives to methyl
bromide and other high visibility topics. It’s also a very
unique property for studying ag-urban interface issues. These interface
issues will only grow in importance in the coming years.”
Steven Nation, Assistant to the University
of California President of Agriculture and Natural Resources (before
the Center was closed).
is so important to the City and region that it should be placed
on the National Historical Registry.”
Lori Garcia, Santa Clara City Historian
and Commissioner on the Santa Clara County Historical Commission
and Chairman of the Santa Clara Planning Commission.
five minute PowerPoint presentation by Joseph Garbarino, a West
Valley student, to the Parks Management Department, West Valley
College in Saratoga, CA, May 20, 2004: A
Simple Way to Be Introduced to BAREC (780KB). Use this
as a simple way to communicate the value and need to preserve BAREC's
more detailed presentation can be found here, entitled: Save
UC Agriculture/ Horticulture Research Center (BAREC) (2MB).
many pictures of BAREC:
(property in use) -- Page 1
(property in use) -- Page 2
pictures of BAREC in action
Visit www.NotCaserta.org for Caserta info.
Visit www.NorthOfForest.org for information about the North of Forest neighborhood.