Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Rachel A. Surls Ph.D.

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Sustainable Food Systems Advisor
Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
(626) 586-1982
Alhambra, CA 91801
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Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Claremont University, CA. 2008
M.S. Agricultural Science, Cal Poly Pomona. 1994
B.S. Agronomy, Virginia Tech. 1985

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Peer Reviewed

  • Surls, R.; Drill, S. L. (2009). "Bringing the environment into the English as a second language classroom." 47(3): Article 3IAW3.
  • Surls, R. (2008). Land-grant universities and the county-extension relationship: Challenges, successes and emerging trends. Claremont Graduate University. Ph.D
  • Surls, R.; Aliaga, P., et al. (2006). Environmental literacy among recent immigrants. Long Beach, CA,: 40.
  • Surls, R.; Hagillih, D., et al. (2003). "Performance of low-chill peach cultivars in south coastal California." 116: 47-50.
  • Davis, T. (2002). The impact of policy on school and community gardens: Experiences in Los Angeles. College Station, TX, Texas A & M University.: 141-144.
  • Mabie, R.; Baker, M. (1996). "A comparison of experiential instructional strategies upon the science process skills of urban elementary students." 37: 1-7.
  • Williams, P. (1996). Carmelitos: The growing experience garden. College Station, TX, Texas A & M Department of Horticultural Science.: 47-48.
  • Mabie, R.; Baker, M. (1996). "The influence of experiential instruction on urban elementary students' knowledge of the food and fiber system." 34(6): 1-4.

Non-Peer Reviewed

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