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California Tree Stick

Information & Tips

The CA Tree Stick Handout explains how to use the tree stick to measure the height and diameter of a tree.

It also includes information on:

  • How to determine crown class
  • Estimating log volume
  • Identifying log height


The diseases, insects and management strategies chart discusses methods of spread, hosts, parts of the tree affected, and outcomes of mass attacks.

Follow along with Susie Kocher, UCCE Forestry and Natural Resources Advisor, as she explains how to use forest inventory tools, including the CA Tree Stick, in this four part YouTube series.