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Oak Woodland Conservation

Summary Management and maintenance of California's 10 million acres of oak woodlands or hardwood rangelands.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name William Tietje (Chair)
Phone (805) 781-5938
Name Luke Macaulay (Co-Chair)
Unit: Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
Membership List
AES Scientist
Allen-Diaz, Barbara
  CE Advisor, Emeritus Rangeland Ecology and Management
(info only) Baldocchi, Dennis Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor of Biometeorology biosphere-atmosphere interactions
Barrett, Reginald Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor of Wildlife Ecology & Management Wildlife management, especially the response of wildlife to land management practices and the management of introduced vertebrates
Bartolome, James Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor Ecology and management of California's rangelands
(info only) Bledsoe, Caroline Soils & Biogeochemistry Program
  AES   Professor   Microbial Ecologist Rhizosphere ecology, plant physiology, forest ecosystems mycorrhizae, nutrient uptake
Dodd, Richard Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor Plant population genetics and evolution
Fortmann, Louise Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Natural resource sociology; rural development, science and society
Huntsinger, Lynn Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor and Associate Dean of Instruction & Student Affairs Rangeland management and ecology, Native American natural resource management, pastoralism, culture and natural resources
(info only) O'Hara, Kevin Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor Silviculture, forest management, stand dynamics
Rice, Kevin Department of Plant Sciences
  Professor I Plant population ecology, conservation biology, restoration ecology, ecological genetics.
(info only) Silver, Whendee Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
CE Advisor
Barry, Sheila Santa Clara County
  County Director Santa Clara / Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, San Francisco Bay Area Rangeland Ecology and Management, Beef Cattle Production, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management,
Bell, Carl Ventura County
  Regional Advisor Invasive Plants
Churches, Kenneth Calaveras County
  Farm Advisor Calaveras County Director 4-HYD Advisor General agriculture, livestock, range, wine grape and olive production
Costello, Laurence
  Urban forestry and landscape horticulture
Davy, Josh Tehama County
  Livestock, Range, and Natural Resources Advisor / County Director Livestock, Range and Irrigated Pasture
De Lasaux, Michael Plumas Sierra
  Natural Resources Advisor Forestry, Community Fuel Reduction and Watershed Management
Doran, Morgan Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  Director, Advisor for Livestock and Natural Resources Livestock, beef cattle, sheep, nutrition, range management, irrigated pastures, grazing systems, ranch water quality.
Downer, A. James Ventura County
  Advisor Pathology of landscape ornamentals , Phytophthora Root Rot, Mulches, Potting soils, Palm horticulture, Arboriculture, Master Gardener Advisor.
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 and public participation in science.
Finzel, Julie Kern County
  Farm Advisor Animal Science and Rangeland Ecology and Management
Forero, Larry Shasta County
  County Director Livestock and Natural resources
Garcia, Emeritus, Sergio San Benito County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus -   Livestock   Range and Natural Resources
Giusti, Gregory Lake County
  Past County Director Lake & Mendocino Counties, Advisor:Forests & Wildland Ecology - Retired/ Emeritus Status Forest management, wildlife management, vertebrate pest management, wetlands, watersheds, fisheries and freshwater ecology
Ingram, Roger Placer-Nevada Counties
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, Emeritus Grazing management, fencing, nutrition, economics, livestock, range, land use, low-stress livestock handling, California Grazing Academy
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
(info only) Marcum, Daniel Shasta-Lassen Office
  Farm Advisor - Emeritus 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
Marzolla, A. Michael Ventura County
  Emeritus Youth development, environmental & science education, educational materials development, critical pedagogy
Mashiri, Fadzayi Mariposa County
  County Director Mariposa, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Mariposa, Merced Counties Livestock Management, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Management of Natural Resources
McArthur, Karl San Bernardino County
  Desert Natural Resource Advisor Policy Issues/Desert Regions of Tri-County area, San Bernardino, Riverside, Imperial
McDougald, Neil Madera County
  Natural Resources Farm Advisor, Emeritus Range and livestock
(info only) McGourty, Glenn Mendocino County
  County Director /Viticulture & Plant Science Advisor Plant science--all horticultural crops including wine grapes, vegetables; viticulture; nursery and floriculture (ornamentals); landscape; also sustainable agriculture and weed science
Oneto, Scott Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor / County Director Agriculture, master gardener program, rangeland management, weed science
Ozeran, Rebecca Fresno County
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Quarles, Stephen Contra Costa County
  CE Advisor  Emeritus Performance of materials in wood-frame buildings; wildfire; moisture; physical properties of wood
Quinn-Davidson, Lenya Humboldt County Office
  Area Fire Advisor Fire Ecology and Management
Rao, Devii San Benito County
  Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Rangeland Ecology and Management, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management, Conservation of Biological Diversity, Watershed Protection and Management.
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
Stackhouse, Jeffery Humboldt County Office
  Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor
Svihra, Pavel Marin County
  EH Advisor Emeritus Environmental horticulture, forestry, entomology
Swain, Steven Marin County
  Environmental Horticulture Advisor
Tjosvold, Steven Santa Cruz County
  Environmental Horticulture Farm Advisor Emeritus Environmental horticulture
Valachovic, Yana Humboldt County Office
  Forest Advisor and Humboldt - Del Norte County Director Forest management and ecology
CE Specialist
Allen, Edith Botany & Plant Sciences
  CE Natural Resources Specialist & Professor of Plant Ecology
(info only) Garbelotto, Matteo Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Extension Specialist in Forest Pathology and Adjunct Professor Forest pathology and mycology
George, Melvin
  CE Specialist, Emeritus Range and pasture improvement, grazing management, rangeland water quality, rangeland management practices, ranch planning, and ecological site descriptions.
Kelly, Maggi ESPM - Ecosystem Sciences
  Director, Statewide IGIS Program, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist GIS, remote sensing, landscape ecology, wetlands, deforestation
Macaulay, Luke Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
Merenlender, Adina Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Cooperative Extension Specialist; Adjunct Professor conservation biology, land use planning, watershed science, habitat connectivity
Moritz, Max UC Santa Barbara - CE Specialist
  Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension Fire Ecology and Management; Disturbance Regimes; Spatial Analysis and GIS; Fire Policy
Nakamura, Gary Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Area Forestry Specialist;retired Conifer forest management, silviculture, environmental education for teachers, biomass harvesting, eucalyptus production, power plant ash, bioregional councils, community-based forestry
Salmon, Terrell Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology
  Farm Advisor - Emeritus Vertebrate pest control; vertebrate ecology; animal damage (rodents and misc vertebrates); bird damage; predators
Scott, Thomas Earth Sciences
  Natural Resources   Wildlife Specialist Conservation of wildlife, wildlife/urban interface. Response of wildlife to human disturbances
Stewart, William Center for Forestry (UCB)
  Specialist forest management
Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Temple, Steven Department of Plant Sciences
  WOS   CE Specialist III & Lecturer Agronomy and host plant resistance breeding of grain legumes, legume cover crops, sustainable farming systems; fluent in Spanish.
Thompson, Lisa
  Specialist in Cooperative Extension Anadromous and inland fish, freshwater ecology, population dynamics modeling, dams and water diversions, terrestrial-aquatic linkages in watersheds.
Tietje, William
  Area Natural Resource Specialist Oak woodland ecology and management, human impacts on wildlife, oak regeneration, land use planning
(info only) Timm, Robert Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Extension Wildlife Specialist emeritus Prevention and control of wildlife damage, solving human-wildlife conflicts, rodent and predator biology and behavior, wildlife management
Other ANR
(info only) Alexander, Janice Marin County
  Forest Health Program Coordinator
Bugg, Robert Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program
  Information Analyst Develop, gather and disseminate information on cover cropping, pest management and restoration ecology
Frost, William ANR Research and Extension Center System
  CE Advisor, Emeritus
Fry, Jalisca Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Educational Outreach Coordinator
Keiffer, Robert Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Center Superintendent
Kramer, Andrew Amador County
  Program Representative and Master Gardener Coordinator
Miller-Cripps, Rebecca Tuolumne County
  Natural Resources Community Education Specialist - Retired California Naturalist Program - UCCE Central Sierra, lbrown
Standiford, Richard ESPM - Ecosystem Sciences
  Cooperative Extension Forest Management Specialist, Emeritus Resource economics; forest management; hardwood rangelands; silviculture
Butler, Jill
Cundiff, Marilyn
Ford, Larry
  Senior Natrual Resource Scientist Rangeland ecology and management--endangered species habitat
Harris, Richard Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Forest stewardship and management, stream restoration, environmental monitoring
Lawson, Dawn US Navy/San Diego State University
Martin, Lottie Santa Barbara County Ag Commissioner
  Oak Education Specialist
McLaughlin, Blair
  Dr. Oak woodlands and climate change
Reynolds, Mark TNC
  Land-use Ecologist Woodland bird habitat relationships
Swiecki, Ted
  Principal / Plant Pathologist Plant pathology, Phytophthora, CA native plant pathogens, CA native oaks
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Weitkamp, William H.
  Farm Advisor
Other UC
(info only) Davis, Frank W.
  Professor environmental science
(info only) Gennet, Sasha UCB
  Graduate Student Researcher
(info only), eheaton
(info only) Malkin, Richard
  Professor Emeritus Photosynthesis: energy transduction in biological membranes
Sork, Victoria UC Los Angeles
(info only) Tomerlin, David
Tyler, Claudia UCSB
  Research Scientist Oak regeneration, wicker
Wood, David Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor   Emeritus Host selection behavior of forest insects; chemical ecology of forest insects; biology and ecology of barkbeetles, forest pest management, insect-pathogen-plant interactions,
Membership Totals
Number of Members89
ANR Members78
Info Only14
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