Links & Jobs

Job Links:

Check out the California Society of American Foresters’ very own ‘Jobs‘ page – we post opportunities encompassing the full gamut of forestry and natural resources positions:

CA Licensed Foresters Association – CLFA lists a great many jobs on their site.
CA State Personnel Board – The site for state jobs.
Cyber-Sierra’s Jobs Page – A compendium of links to forestry and natural resources-related job sites. – Forestry careers webpage lists forest sector job openings in North America.
Society of American Foresters Career Center – A great source for preparing & researching forestry careers.
USAJOBS. – The site listing of federal government jobs.
Conservation Job Board – Features the latest jobs in fields related to conservation including forestry

California Forestry Schools
Bachelor Degree Programs
These programs are accredited by SAF.

California Polytechnic State University
Department of Natural Resources Mgmt.
Humboldt State University

Department of Forestry and Watershed Mgmt.
University of California, Berkeley

College of Natural Resources – Forestry Program

Associate Degree Programs
These programs are recognized by SAF.

Bakersfield College – Forestry Program
College of the Redwoods – Forestry Program
Feather River College – Environmental Studies
Reedley College – Forestry Program

Visit The Forest Foundation’s “Careers in Forestry” webpage for details about forestry careers in California.
Details about the SAF Accreditation Forestry Degree Program.
Forestry Links
California Forest Stewardship Program
“Provides technical and financial assistance to influence positive changes to forestland management”
Forest Landowners of California
Provides information to small forest & non-industrial forest landowners.
California Forestry Association

Their goal is to provide you with informative facts, statistics and current news about California forests.
Project Learning Tree
An award-winning environmental education program for PreK – 12th grade educators.
California Licensed Foresters Association
The association of professional California foresters.
The Forest Foundation
The Forest Foundation is elevating key points in the forest management debate and building valuable relationships with government officials, educators, and community leaders.
Forest Service Retirees
Retirees of the U.S. Forest Service, dedicated to the promotion of the ideals and principles of natural resource conservation upon which the U.S. Forest Service was founded.
A discussion applying science to the management of forests.
SAF Web Links
National SAF Website – Home page for national SAF based in Washington, D.C.

SAF State Societies
Directory of SAF State Societies maintained by national SAF

Certified Forester / Continuing Education Program

The Certified Forester® program is voluntary, nongovernmental, and open to qualified SAF members and nonmembers. Follow the link to learn more.

Continuing Forestry Education & Professional Development Recognition Program

“The Society of American Foresters offers a program of recognition for those who realize the importance of staying current through participation in continuing education courses, seminars and conferences. It is a good way to receive recognition for your efforts.”
Government Links
Bureau of Land Management
CA Board of Forestry
CA Coastal Commission
CA Department of Fish and Game
CA Department of Forestry & Fire Protection
CA Department of Mines and Geology
CA Department of Parks and Recreation
CA Department of Water Resources
CA Geospatial Information Library
Fire and Resources Assessment Program
USDA Forest Service Headquarters
USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region
National Park Service
US Geological Survey