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 behavior and weather continue to be favorable in the area, and fire line… Read More Mosquito Fire Impacting UC Berkeley Blodgett Forest Research Station

Request for Volunteers – 2022 Forestry Challenge

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

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 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?

Apply to be a mentor for the Forestry and Natural Resources Career Mentorship Program

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

Two New Detections Highlight the Constant Threat of Invasive Insects

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/.