This project documents the California Society of American Foresters over the period from 1967 to 2017. Thank you to all of the volunteers who assisted with this effort, and to the SAF Foresters’ Fund for its support in helping us document this important history.
SACRAMENTO–Geri Bergen, former Tahoe National Forest Supervisor, was posthumously awarded the Francis H. Raymond Award by the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (Board) on November 6, 2019. This award is given to the individual, organization, agency, or company who has contributed the most to the management of California’s natural resources. Criteria includes volunteer… Read More Tahoe National Forest Supervisor Posthumously Honored for Contributions to California Forestry
This workshop series will help landowners develop plans to improve and protect their forest lands in an ecologically and economically sustainable manner. The workshops will address management objectives and planning, forest restoration, fuels reduction, project development, permitting, and cost-share opportunities. To learn more, visit https://ucanr.edu/sites/forestry/Forest_Stewardship/Forest_Stewardship_Workshops/
This month-long event features work from over sixty California-based artists and includes installations from U-Prep and Enterprise High School students, a fire ecology exhibit, interactive public art, workshops, panel discussions, and live performances: http://norcalsaf.org/events/
Landowners, managers, students and natural resource professionals looking to apply prescribed fire are invited to join these upcoming two-day workshops. For more details, please refer to our events page http://norcalsaf.org/events/
The Summer Meeting Agenda has been posted — please refer to our events page for the itinerary and registration info: http://californiasaf.org/event/california-saf-summer-meeting/
Help State Fair goers enjoy the cooler temperatures of the forest and learn about native plants and trees along our nature trail. We will have rescued forest wildlife, kids’ crafts, a portable sawmill demonstration, a chainsaw carver and free tree seedlings for Forest Center visitors. *For more information and to sign up, please visit our… Read More We Need Volunteers!
Fire Defense is Self Defense! Get Ready.… Read More Be Prepared for Fire Season
Created in 1993 with a goal of educating educators, this program provides K-12 teachers with the knowledge, tools, and skills to effectively teach their students about forest ecology and forest resource management practices. Four one-week long sessions of this award-winning program are offered, one near Sonora (Tuolumne County) one at Camp McCumber (Shasta County), one… Read More Forestry Institute for Teachers
Encourage local participation and work together to achieve community resilience: You can help promote wildfire safety by encouraging residents to work together on a project or event. Participation helps create a sense of community, where neighbors begin to look out for each other. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day projects can also help strengthen relationships between residents… Read More Wildfire Community Preparedness Day