Chapter Updates – HSU Student Chapter

Ten students from Humboldt State University’s SAF student club attended the 2015 SAF Convention in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The students enthusiastically participated in many of the conference events. The group included the Quiz Bowl team, who competed in loud Hawaiian shirts. They also fielded a team for the geocaching competition. Three students, Elektra Mathews-Novelli, Daniel… Read More Chapter Updates – HSU Student Chapter

Chapter Updates – Sacramento-Tahoe Chapter

We continue to hold meetings and participate in educational opportunities. Our attendance at meetings ranges from 15-20 normally. Meetings August: In August, the Chapter participated at the Nevada County Fair forestry exhibit. The effort was a success, as always, with daily activities for children and an interactive forest products game display. Special thanks to Joanne… Read More Chapter Updates – Sacramento-Tahoe Chapter

Dr. Douglas Piirto Endowment for Excellence in Forestry Education

The Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department at Cal Poly has established an endowment for Excellence in Forestry Education in honor of Dr. Doug Piirto’s passionate commitment to the profession of forestry and education for the next generation of foresters. In a professional career that has spanned more than four decades, Doug was a… Read More Dr. Douglas Piirto Endowment for Excellence in Forestry Education

2016 Award Deadlines At-A-Glance

National awards: February 28 Send to: National SAF office Fellows: February 28  Send to: National SAF office Presidential Field Forester: May 15  Send to: District 3 representative (elect) Richard Standiford Outstanding student chapter: June 20 Send to: National SAF office Northern California SAF Forestry Achievement: October 31 Send to: NorCal SAF awards chair or NorCal SAF chair Northern California SAF… Read More 2016 Award Deadlines At-A-Glance

Report from the 2015 SAF National Convention

Over 1,400 people converged on Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the 2015 SAF National Convention. It is always inspiring to attend the national convention, to see old friends and colleagues from around the country, and to make some new friends. The opening session provided a wonderful overview of southern forestry, and some of the major issues… Read More Report from the 2015 SAF National Convention