Recent News:

Announcing the 2022 Cal Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale!

The Cal Forestry Club (UC Berkeley) is happy to announce that we will be selling Christmas/Holiday Trees for the 2022 holiday season. Supporting this event helps Cal Forestry Club attend conferences, go on field-tours, and build a forestry community at Berkeley. We ...
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Foresters Promote Active, Adaptive Management to Save Threatened Giant Sequoia Trees, Protect Groves

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Sacramento, October 4, 2022 The California Society of American Foresters (Cal SAF) has released a Position Statement addressing ongoing threats to the state’s iconic Big Trees. Scientists estimate that up to 20% of the largest giant sequoias have been killed by ...
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California SAF Fall 2022 Newsletter

See the report out on the Summer Meeting to the Caldor Fire, what's happening nationally at SAF from our District 3 Rep, an opinion piece from Bill Keye, information on the Redwoods Rising program on the north coast, the Forestry Challenge, and ...
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Mosquito Fire Impacting UC Berkeley Blodgett Forest Research Station

[Updated 9/11/2022 at 10:30am] Berkeley Forests staff continue to monitor the progress of the Mosquito Fire on Blodgett Forest. As of the Sunday morning Cooperator Meeting, fire crews have contained much of the active fire within the bounds of Blodgett Forest. Fire ...
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Are you practicing ecologically sensitive vegetation management in your forestry work?

A recent article might be of interest to those of you looking at invasive plants on land that you manage. Did you know there is an organization in California with a focus on wildland invasive plant management? Check out this copy of ...
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Two New Detections Highlight the Constant Threat of Invasive Insects

Photo courtesy of Leah Bauer, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, Bugwood.org The following article was excerpted, with permission, from The Western Front, the newsletter of the Western Integrated Pest Management Center located in Davis, CA and was written by Steve Elliott, ...
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