California Fire Science Consortium
University of California, Berkeley is part of the California Fire Science Consortium developed to improve the quality and timeliness of the two-way movement of fire science information between scientists, land managers, and stakeholders in the state’s fire community. The consortium's goal is to create an online clearinghouse for all fire science resources relevant in the state of California, and to facilitate communication and cooperation between the research and management communities.
Oak Woodland Management
The University of California has been deeply involved in conducting research and outreach focused on conserving California’s native oaks for over 25 years. This website provides information on management and research on oak woodlands, publications, and educational opportunities. See the website at:
Project Learning Tree
Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an international, award-winning environmental education program created 35 years ago that is designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12. PLT is a program of the American Tree Foundation which develops curriculum resources that assists over half a million educators teach complex environmental issues so that students learn how to make sound choices about their environment. See this website for California workshops and materials.
Sagehen Field Station
Sagehen Creek Field Station & the Sagehen Experimental Forest are research and teaching facilities of the University of California at Berkeley's Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Berkeley Natural History Museums, the California Biodiversity Center, & the U.C. Natural Reserve System. Theyare also a member of the Organization of Biological Field Stations. Learn more about Sagehen at
Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project
The Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project is a joint effort by the University of California, state and federal agencies, and the public to study management of public forest lands in the Sierra Nevada. For more information, see
UC Center for Fire Research and Outreach
Resources of the University of California on fire research and outreach. Includes current fire news, the fire information engine tool kit, homeowner's wildfire assessment and mitigation guides, and fire resistant landscaping guides. See:
UC Center for Forestry
The Center for Forestry brings together researchers to create and disseminate knowledge concerning ecosystem processes, human interactions and value systems, and restoration and operational forestry management practice. The Center for Forestry is located in the College of Natural Resources on the UC Berkeley Campus. It also serves as part of the systemwide Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Find out more at:
This University of California website is a first stop for information on utilization of woody biomass including information on utilization technology, grant programs, educational workshops and community groups.