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    Preserving forestland through the Forest Legacy Program

    According to the USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) 2019 report for California, 179,446 acres of forestland convert to non-forest use (such as subdivisions for residential or commercial development) annually. While that may seem like...

    By Kim Ingram
    Author - Forest Stewardship Education Coordinator
  • View of Lone Bobcat Woods, Forest Stewardship Placer-Nevada County field day. Photo credit: Kim Ingram.
    Top 10 Tools for New Forest Landowners

    Earth Day 2023 celebrates the ways in which we can all invest in our planet, and forest landowners play a considerable role in this. Part of being a forest landowner is deciding where and when to invest your time, money, and energy. To assist them,...

    By Grace Dean
    Author - Forest Stewardship Communications Specialist
  • Smoke on the horizon during Nelson’s five-acre prescribed burn. Photo credit: Drew Nelson
    Talking Good Fire: A Conversation with Drew Nelson

         Forty acres of forestland- that's how much Drew Nelson and his wife lost during the Creek fire of 2020. “We had intentions of rebuilding there,” he told me, but “it was a really tough time after the fire.” They...

    By Grace Dean
    Author - Forest Stewardship Communications Specialist