University of California Cooperative Extension forestry is dedicated to extending the resources of the University of California to local residents and landowners to help them solve natural resources problems. This website contains information, resources, publications, and big ideas about how to steward forest land in California. Topics of interest for California forests are listed on the left tabs. Most have associated publications and educational opportunities embedded within topic pages. Resources including technical and financial assistance programs, informational websites, and educational opportunities are listed in the top tabs.
UCCE recently published a comprehensive educational series on forest stewardship for forest landowners. This 24 part publication can be downloaded for free here: Forest Stewardship Series (Parts 1 through 24). Each of the series publications is also available separately on the topic pages on the left and under the publication tab above.
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Forest Research and Outreach Blog
Reprinted from UCANR news Angling is a multi-million dollar recreational affair in California that local businesses can capitalize on, says UC Cooperative Extension advisor. In August, the Clayton Fire burned nearly 4,000...
Center for Forestry News
Forest Biomass in the proposed FY2017 Interior Appropriations Bill
Posted 9/28/2016 - 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...
Whitaker's Forest Featured in Cornell Outdoor Education Video on Redwood Tree Climbing
Posted 9/7/2016 - 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...