2023 SAF National Convention – Forestry: It’s in Our DNA

SAFE Credit Union Convention Center Sacramento, CA

October 25 - 28, 2023. It’s back! The premier forestry professional development, networking, and community connection event of the year—the SAF National Convention (SAF2023)—will be held in Sacramento, CA, from October 25 to 28. This event provides the nation's highest-quality, multi-disciplinary technical program appealing to natural resources and forestry practitioners, managers, researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. Our theme is “Forestry: It’s… Read More 2023 SAF National Convention – Forestry: It’s in Our DNA

CalVTP Field Training: Sierra Foothills, Vista Del Rio Project

Oakhurst CA

Link to Register This is an opportunity to learn about a fuel reduction project at Vista Del Rio in Oakhurst, California. Participants will increase their understanding of how CALFIRE used the CalVTP at Vista Del Rio (Oakhurst) to facilitate vegetation management and fuels reduction. Participants will complete a field treatment tour of the project area, learning about the… Read More CalVTP Field Training: Sierra Foothills, Vista Del Rio Project

California Prescribed-Fire Burn Boss Training

South Bay Training Center 880 Manzanita Drive, Los Osos, CA

South Bay Training Center, Los Osos, CA: November 6th - 10th Click here to apply DEADLINE TO APPLY IS 6PM ON SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2023 This 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 National Wildland Fire Training (NWCG)… Read More California Prescribed-Fire Burn Boss Training

SJ Hall Lecture – Electrifying Forestry and Automating Forest Regeneration

David Brower Center 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, California

Berkeley Forests and the Rausser College of Natural Resources are very excited to welcome Magnus Thor from Skogforsk, the central research body for the Swedish forestry sector, to the David Brower Center in Berkeley on Friday, November 17th from 4 - 5:30pm. Magnus' presentation, Electrifying Forestry and Automating Forest Regeneration, will explore how new technologies such… Read More SJ Hall Lecture – Electrifying Forestry and Automating Forest Regeneration

Cal Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale

Mulford Hall, UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Forestry Club is happy to announce that we will be selling Christmas/Holiday Trees for the 2023 holiday season. Supporting this event helps the Cal Forestry Club attend conferences, go on field-tours, and build a forestry community at Berkeley. We thank you for your support. December 3rd from 8 am - 6 pm… Read More Cal Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale

Cal SAF Executive Committee Meeting

Virtual Conference

Quarterly Executive Committee Meeting. All Cal SAF members are welcome to attend. More details to follow.

Yale Forest Forum – Tribal Forestry: Understanding Current Issues and Challenges – A Speaker Series

Virtual Conference

Tribes and First Nations have been forest stewards since time immemorial on the land that is currently called North America. In the face of climate change, tribes and First Nations continue to work with institutions, NGOs, and federal and state agencies to support Indigenous sovereignty and resilient forested landscapes. This webinar will focus on the… Read More Yale Forest Forum – Tribal Forestry: Understanding Current Issues and Challenges – A Speaker Series

Planning for Fire Resilience in Coastal Marin County

Virtual Conference

To register, go to: https://spranch.calpoly.edu/planning-fire-resilience-coastal-marin-county This webinar is an opportunity to learn about wildfire resilience in coastal Marin County. Participants will increase their understanding of related topics including wildfire risk, natural resource management, project planning, and regulatory processes. Presenters from the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA), Sonoma Technology, the County of Marin, Panorama Environmental, and… Read More Planning for Fire Resilience in Coastal Marin County

CalVTP in Practice: Lessons Learned in Implementation at Purisima Ridge Shaded Fuel Break

Lompoc area, CA

This field training is an opportunity to learn about lessons learned from the Purisima Ridge Fuel Break Project from representatives at Santa Barbara County Fire and Resolute Associates LLC. Participants will increase their understanding of the CalVTP and how to apply it to overcome challenges in project implementation with examples at Purisima Ridge. Ann Marx,… Read More CalVTP in Practice: Lessons Learned in Implementation at Purisima Ridge Shaded Fuel Break

California SAF Winter Meeting – Forest Resilience Across the WUI – Registration is Now Open

Our California SAF Winter Meeting will be in San Luis Obispo at Cal Poly. Theme: Forest Resilience Across the WUI Learn about the unique challenges and opportunities associated with managing forests across the Wildland Urban Interface, and hear from speakers implementing innovative forest management practices across Southern California. Visit active and recently completed forest restoration… Read More California SAF Winter Meeting – Forest Resilience Across the WUI – Registration is Now Open