Forester TREX (Prescribed Fire Training Exchange)

Mount Madonna Center 445 Summit Road, Watsonville, CA

Join forestry professionals, the Central Coast Prescribed Burn Association and fire practitioners from around the State as we develop capacity to address California’s wildfire issues. Forester TREX will seek to empower forestry professionals with the understanding necessary to utilize “good fire” in your practice of stewarding California’s diverse forests. Forester TREX participants will engage in… Read More Forester TREX (Prescribed Fire Training Exchange)

$390

California State-Certified Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Training (CARX)

Contra Costa County Fire Training Center 2945 Treat Ave., Concord, CA

This in person classroom-based course provides information about and develops the skills required for planning and managing prescribed fire on State or private lands. The curriculum includes portions of the NWCG courses RX301, RX341, and RX410 classes, but should not be considered a substitute for any of these RX classes. There is no course equivalency… Read More California State-Certified Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Training (CARX)

Forest Stewardship Webinar: Coast Redwoods

Virtual Conference

The Forest Stewardship Program is hosting a special session focusing on coast redwoods with UC Extension Specialist Kristin Shive; UC ANR Fire Advisor Cleo Aster Woelfle-Hazard; and UC ANR Forestry Advisor Brian Woodward. Join the webinar to learn more about coast redwoods, including: •Coast redwood ecology and management pre-fire disturbance; •Coast redwood ecology and management… Read More Forest Stewardship Webinar: Coast Redwoods

California Forest Pest Council 2024 Weed & Insect/Disease Committee’s Annual Tours

Save the Date! Location: Anderson, CA - Shasta County, CA Dates: Insect/Disease Tour - Tuesday June 18, 2024 Weed Tour - Wednesday June 19, and Thursday June 20, 2024 Host Hotel: Gaia Hotel & Spa, 4125 Riverside Pl, Anderson, CA 96007 ** Weed Tour is limited to the first 110 attendees** Registration Flyer will be… Read More California Forest Pest Council 2024 Weed & Insect/Disease Committee’s Annual Tours

Soquel Demonstration State Forest: Timber Management, Forest Health, and Fire Safety – A Field Workshop

Soquel Demonstration State Forest 29400 Highland Way, Los Gatos, CA

This field workshop is an opportunity to explore and learn about CAL FIRE's Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) in the Santa Cruz Mountains along California's central coast. Participants will increase their understanding of what is happening at SDSF to improve forest health, fire safety, and manage timber. Angela Bernheisel, CAL FIRE Division Chief and Forest Manager… Read More Soquel Demonstration State Forest: Timber Management, Forest Health, and Fire Safety – A Field Workshop

Forest Health Management in the WUI: Lessons Being Learned at Jackson Demonstration State Forest

Jackson Demonstration State Forest Fort Bragg Willits Road (Hwy 20), CA

To register: https://extended.calpoly.edu/register/register-cpc.html This field workshop is an opportunity to learn about forest health management at CALFIRE's Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF). Participants will increase their understanding of how using different management options and tools can affect forest health in a wildland urban intermix (WUI) with examples from multiple sites in the Forest. Jason Serna,… Read More Forest Health Management in the WUI: Lessons Being Learned at Jackson Demonstration State Forest

2024 California Invasive Plant Council Symposium – Getting Ahead of the Invasion Curve

Virtual Conference

Join us again in 2024! In a turbulent year, we have decided to hold the event online. We will miss seeing everyone in person, but we will relish the ability for all to participate without breaking the bank. Theme sessions will explore the ways in which we can “get ahead of the curve” by focusing… Read More 2024 California Invasive Plant Council Symposium – Getting Ahead of the Invasion Curve