Chair’s corner—One California SAF: To Be or Not to Be?

For the past couple of years, the NorCal-SoCal joint society merger task force (composed of three members from each NorCal and SoCal executive committee, the society chairs and the 3rd District board member) have been researching the pros and cons of a formal merger between NorCal SAF and SoCal SAF, thus possibly creating a “One… Read More Chair’s corner—One California SAF: To Be or Not to Be?

Webinar Series: Status of Forests and Forestry in California

Tentative dates: early 2016 Every five years the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Forest Resource Assessment Program (FRAP) prepares a report detailing the conditions in California’s forest and range ecosystems and working landscapes. This webinar series is planned in part to present some of the information gathered during the process of… Read More Webinar Series: Status of Forests and Forestry in California

California State Societies of American Foresters Centennial

Plans are proceeding to celebrate the centennial of the California SAF, which was established in 1916. Although the state is currently two state societies, it originally was set up representing the entire state. At the joint NorCal-SoCal summer meeting, a steering committee was established to organize activities to celebrate and promote the centennial. The committee… Read More California State Societies of American Foresters Centennial