The Role of Mechanical Treatments in Reducing Risks of Catastrophic Wildfire in California

A Position of the California Society of American Foresters Originally adopted on May 17, 2019. This position will expire in 2024 unless, after subsequent review, it is further extended by the CA SAF board of directors. Position California’s strategy for reducing the frequency and destructiveness of wildfires should include reducing hazardous fuels in the wildland-urban… Read More The Role of Mechanical Treatments in Reducing Risks of Catastrophic Wildfire in California

The Social Benefits of a Robust Woody Biomass Energy Sector in California

A Position of The California Society of American Foresters Originally adopted on May 17, 2019. This position will expire in 2024 unless, after subsequent review, it is further extended by the CA SAF board of directors. Position Much of California’s forestland supports unnaturally dense stands of small, highly flammable trees that are unmerchantable for lumber… Read More The Social Benefits of a Robust Woody Biomass Energy Sector in California