California SAF 2016 Summer Meeting: A Centennial Celebration – Professional Forestry in California

Date: August 25-26, 2016 Location: Oakhurst and Bass Lake Area The Society of American Foresters started in California in 1916. We are celebrating our centennial year, and have chosen the southern Sierra Nevada as the location for our meeting. The Thursday meeting will take place at the Chukchansi Resort in Coarsegold, California. View Event Page for Details… Read More California SAF 2016 Summer Meeting: A Centennial Celebration – Professional Forestry in California

High Sierra Chapter SAF Update

Since the last report the High Sierra Chapter has been busy with meetings and Scholarship fundraisers. January 29-30, 2016: NORCAL / SOCAL Winter Meeting at Santa Rosa, CA.  There was no chapter meeting in January, several members attended the Winter Meeting. At the Awards Luncheon this year’s “Outstanding Chapter of the Year for 2015” returned… Read More High Sierra Chapter SAF Update

California 2016 Golden Members

Golden members are recognized for 50 years of membership in the Society of American Foresters. This year’s members  joined in 1966. They each have their own memories of that year, but here are a few things that were happening; the Vietnam War was being protested, the Miranda Warning & Rights became law, cigarette packages starting… Read More California 2016 Golden Members

Sacramento-Tahoe Chapter Update

Meetings November 2015:  The Chapter had its meeting in a restaurant in Sacramento.  JoAnn Fites-Kaufman was our presenter.  She discussed the recent research on wildfires.  Her presentation shared experience in monitoring and research on the effectiveness of fuels treatments in changing fire behavior and effects.  Dr. Fites-Kaufman shared her experience on the King Fire as… Read More Sacramento-Tahoe Chapter Update

Southern San Joaquin Chapter Update

The Southern San Joaquin Chapter officers for 2016 are Brian Rueger, Chair; Larry Duysen, Vice-Chair; and Jonathon Wagy, once again serving as Secretary-Treasurer. The Chapter has had a busy winter-spring. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, generally in the Porterville area. Recent programs have included a presentation by Major Craig Jones… Read More Southern San Joaquin Chapter Update