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 incorporate new research and management as it develops.
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 more! There is also an opportunity to take part in a survey concerning… 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 much of the active fire within the bounds of Blodgett Forest. Fire behavior and weather continue to be favorable in the area, and fire line… Read More Mosquito Fire Impacting UC Berkeley Blodgett Forest Research Station
Hello Friends of the Forestry Challenge, It’s that time of year again! We are very excited to see schools lifting field trip restrictions this year and with new grant funding that is allowing us to run the program without charging registration fees, we think we’ll set a new record for attendance! Approximately 25 to 30 volunteers are needed… Read More Request for Volunteers – 2022 Forestry Challenge
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 an article from the recent newsletter of the California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC).… Read More Are you practicing ecologically sensitive vegetation management in your forestry work?
Application window is open from 8/22-9/25The Forestry and Natural Resources Career Mentorship Program is a collaborative program aimed at growing participation in forestry and natural resources by promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the field – especially for students who are in the process of transitioning out of a college forestry program and into a… Read More Apply to be a mentor for the Forestry and Natural Resources Career Mentorship Program
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, Communications Coordinator. The website for the Center is http://westernipm.org/. To subscribe to the Center’s newsletter and to view past issues, visit http://westernipm.org/index.cfm/about-the-center/publications/newsletters/.
By William Wade Keye (This article was excerpted from the July 2022 edition of SAF’s The Forestry Source (Volume 27, Number 7))