Center for Forestry at UC Berkeley
About the Center
The Center for Forestry is located in the College of Natural Resources on the University of California, Berkeley Campus. It also serves as part of the system-wide Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The center is co-directed by Bill Stewart, forestry extension specialist, and Scott Stephens, professor of fire sciences. For additional information or inquiries, please contact Carlin Starrs, policy analyst.
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Forest Research and Outreach
Lighting up a new path: the Women-in-Fire Rx Fire Training Exchange (WTREX)
Posted 10/14/2016 - Reposted from the UCANR Green Blog On Monday, Oct. 17, participants will gather in northwestern California for the first-ever Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (WTREX). The 12-day hands-on prescribed fire training,...
Center for Forestry News
Added September 28, 2016
Center for Forestry & Center for Fire Research and Outreach at University of California, Berkeley are part of the initiative that supported the inclusion of forest biomass issues in the proposed FY2017 Interior Appropriations bill. The...
Added September 7, 2016
The UC Center for Forestry's Whitaker's Forest was recently featured in a video put together by the Cornell Outdoor Education program during a recent trip to climb trees and help collect cones as part of an ongoing research project. To learn more...
Employment Opportunity - Forest Resources Assistants - UC Center for Forestry/Blodgett Forest Research StationAdded January 28, 2016
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY College of Natural Resources, Center for Forestry EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - 2016 Multiple openings (2-3): Forest Resource Assistants University of California Personnel Manual Title: Agricultural...
The Forest Steward Blog
How to train your giant sequoia
Posted 4/5/2013 - Article reviewed: Density effects on giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) growth through 22 years: Implications for restoration and plantation management By R. York, K O’Hara, and J. Battles, published in Western Journal of...
The beautiful fall colors of the conifer forest: small orange flames and big yellow machines
Posted 1/18/2013 - Article reviewed: Fuel treatment longevity in a Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest By S. Stephens, B. Collins, and G. Roller. Published in the journal Forest Ecology and Management, 285: 204-212 The plot line: This study looks at how long fire...