The State of California is burning; is this our future? Our annual ‘Winter Meeting’ covered this topic in depth.

Presentations covered: CAL FIRE’s Forest Management Task Force, the California Board of Forestry’s Vegetation Management Program, Wildland Urban Interface policy/fire-resistant community planning, fire safe building design, and a case study of the Woolsey Fire. Please feel free to download slides from the presentations:

Winter Meeting: California’s Forest Fire Crisis… Working the Problem

The 2021 Winter Meeting of the California Society of American Foresters will be held virtually on Thursday February 4th and Friday, February 5th. Please find the winter meeting flyer and registration info at the following Eventbrite link: or as a pdf for download:

FINAL SEASON: Financial Assistance + Seedlings for California Private Landowners

Attention RPFs and LTOs: Do you have any pending fuels reduction or reforestation projects on private lands? If yes, please read through this update about two time sensitive My Sierra Woods financial assistance opportunities. By: Chantz Joyce, CA Conservation Manager, American Forest Foundation Through local partnership, My Sierra Woods seeks to reduce the likelihood of… Read More FINAL SEASON: Financial Assistance + Seedlings for California Private Landowners

Request for Volunteers — Forestry Challenge

Message from Diane Dealey Neill: “With a potential of 120 teams competing in 6 sessions throughout November and December, we are in need of volunteers, specifically presentation judges and foresters for Ask a Forester.  If we are at capacity, we’ll need 5 Ask a Foresters and 15 presentation judges for each week’s session.   All activities will… Read More Request for Volunteers — Forestry Challenge