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Summary Researches wildland fire mitigation and wildland fire use including WUI fire impacts, fire effects research, decision support tools and helping communities with planning in the WUI.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Max Moritz (Chair)
Phone 805-893-8747
Unit: UC Santa Barbara - CE Specialist
Location: Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
2100 E Second Street
Santa Barbara, 93106
Name Lenya Quinn-Davidson (Co-Chair)
Phone 707-445-7351
Unit: Humboldt County Office
Name Kate Wilkin (Co-Chair)
Phone (530) 822-7515
Unit: Sutter-Yuba Counties
Membership List
AES Scientist
Bartolome, James Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor Ecology and management of California's rangelands
Gilless, J. Keith Agricultural & Resource Economics & Policy
  Dean & Professor of Forest Economics Forest economics and management, regional economics, fire protection planning, forestry development
Hartsough, Bruce Biological & Agricultural Engineering
  Professor and Associate Dean (College of Engineering) Harvesting short rotation plantations; handling small trees on steep terrain; mechanics and dynamics of forestry equipment, modeling and systems analysis of forest operations; forest biomass for energy.
McBride, Joe Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor Forest ecology; influence of land use on natural patterns of forest succession; riparian woodlands restoration; urban forestry
Minnich, Richard Earth Sciences
  Professor   Geographer Geography, fire ecology
Stephens, Scott Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor Wildland fire science, fire ecology, fire behavior, wildfire
CE Advisor
Churches, Kenneth Calaveras County
  Farm Advisor Calaveras County Director 4-HYD Advisor General agriculture, livestock, range, wine grape and olive production
De Lasaux, Michael Plumas Sierra
  Natural Resources Advisor Forestry, Community Fuel Reduction and Watershed Management
Drill, Sabrina Los Angeles County
  Natural Resources Advisor Watershed education, conservation and restoration of aquatic and wildland habitats and anadramous fishes, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, fire ecology and landscape preparation, land use planning, environmental literacy. Associate Director of California Naturalist.
Kocher, Susie Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Forestry/ Natural Resources Advisor Forestry, fire and water quality, facilitation, public participation
Larsen, Royce San Luis Obispo County
  Area Natural Resource/Watershed Advisor Water Quality and Non-point Source Pollution on Rangelands. Also, other natural resource issues including: Rangeland Improvements, Noxious Invasive Weeds, Wildland Fires, Grassland Restoration and Endangered Species.
Lewis, David Marin County
  Director Watershed Management and Research
Marcum, Daniel Shasta-Lassen Office
  Farm Advisor - Retired Irrigation, plant nutrition, salinity, entomology, sustainable agriculture, agronomy, vegetable crops, engineering, plant pathology, integrated pest management, systems management, economics, weed control, nematology, strawberry nursery production, garlic, wild rice, alfalfa, timothy, sugarbeet, pasture, range, biodiversity, peppermint, viticulture
McDougald, Neil Madera County
  Natural Resources Farm Advisor, Emeritus Range and livestock
Nader, Glenn Sutter-Yuba Counties
  Farm Advisor   Livestock and Natural Resources, Emeritus Livestock, forage crops, range and natural resources
Quinn-Davidson, Lenya Humboldt County Office
  Area Fire Advisor Fire Ecology and Management
Satomi, Ricky Shasta County
  Forestry/Natural Resources Advisor Forest Management, Geographic Information Systems, Biomass
Shelly,, John Center for Forestry (UCB)
  CE Advisor - Forest Products and Biomass Utilization, Emeritus Forest Products, Wood manufacturing methods, biomass utilization,physical properties of wood
Valachovic, Yana Humboldt County Office
  Forest Advisor and Humboldt - Del Norte County Director Forest management and ecology
Wilkin, Kate Sutter-Yuba Counties
  Forestry/Fire Science and Natural Resource Advisor
CE Specialist
Moritz, Max UC Santa Barbara - CE Specialist
  Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension Fire Ecology and Management; Disturbance Regimes; Spatial Analysis and GIS; Fire Policy
Scott, Thomas Earth Sciences
  Natural Resources   Wildlife Specialist Conservation of wildlife, wildlife/urban interface. Response of wildlife to human disturbances
Other ANR, kapigian
Connor, John Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center
  Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus
(info only) Filmer, Ann Department of Plant Sciences
  Communications 1) Communications; 2) Floriculture production, postharvest handling of ornamentals
Flavell, Dustin Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center
  SFREC Center Superintendent Everything required of Superman without the flying...yet
Frost, William ANR Research and Extension Center System
  CE Advisor, Emeritus
Keiffer, Robert Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Center Superintendent
Standiford, Richard ESPM - Ecosystem Sciences
  Cooperative Extension Forest Management Specialist, Emeritus Resource economics; forest management; hardwood rangelands; silviculture
York, Rob Center for Forestry (UCB)
  Research Stations Manager / Adjunct Assistant Professor of Forestry Forest Ecology and Silviculture
Membership Totals
Number of Members30
ANR Members30
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