PRESS AVAILABILITY Sacramento, January 21, 2023 The California Society of American Foresters (Cal SAF) announces the release of a major new position statement, Forestry Solutions to California’s Wildfire Crisis, posted… Read More Foresters Approve Sweeping Policy Reset, Promote Effort to Starve Megafires, Restore Ecosystem Balance
California’s native forests and woodlands are being altered by high severity fire at an alarmingly rapid rate and scale. This paper focuses on California’s unique situation in terms of values… Read More Forestry Solutions to California’s Wildfire Crisis
2023 Forestry in the Redwoods: Growth, Reforestation & Resilience California SAF, in partnership with Cal Poly Humboldt and College of the Redwoods, is hosting the 2023 Winter SAF Meeting in… Read More California SAF 2023 Winter Meeting – Registration is Now Open!
Check out the latest news from California SAF, including messages from the Chair, vice-chair, and past-chair and the results of the 2023 officers’ election. If you have something for the… Read More Cal SAF 4th Quarter 2022 Newsletter
PRESS AVAILABILITYSacramento, 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… Read More Foresters Promote Active, Adaptive Management to Save Threatened Giant Sequoia Trees, Protect Groves
Sustaining native giant sequoia groves requires active, adaptive management A Position Statement of the California Society of American Foresters – Adopted in 2022, to be revised annually in order to… Read More California SAF – Giant Sequoia Policy Statement – 2022
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… Read More California SAF Fall 2022 Newsletter
[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… Read More Mosquito Fire Impacting UC Berkeley Blodgett Forest Research Station
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… Read More Are you practicing ecologically sensitive vegetation management in your forestry work?