Forest Stewardship Workshops
Announcing California Forest Stewardship Workshops
May 18th - July 16th: Online and at Blodgett Forest, Georgetown (registration closed)
September 12th, 13th and 26th: UC Berkeley Forestry Camp, Meadow Valley -Plumas County. (In-person workshop though may change to online format depending on COVID-19 restrictions.)
Online and in-person workshop: Participants will review forestry, forest management and ecological materials posted online at their own pace; complete short activities related to the drafting of a forest management plan; participate in weekly Zoom meetings; and attend one field day. Registered participants will be sent a syllabus with material and date specifics. Participants who complete their plans will be eligible for a free visit by a Registered Professional Forester to assess its content.
In-person, three-day workshop: Days one and two will consist of classroom and forest-based instruction on ecological concepts and measurement skills. After a week’s break to collect information on their own property, participants will return for day three to write up their management plans. Participants who complete their plans will be eligible for a free visit by a Registered Professional Forester to assess its content.
Registration for the workshop costs $60. Materials will be provided. Breakfast and lunches will be provided for in-person workshop days. Registration is available at http://ucanr.edu/forestryworskhopregistration.
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The workshops will be organized by the University of California Cooperative Extension in collaboration with: CAL FIRE, Forest Landowners of California, USFS Region 5, the American Forest Foundation, California Association of Resource Conservation Districts, and the California Fire Safe Council.
The Forest Stewardship Education Initiative is a CAL FIRE funded contract (8CA04547), awarded July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, to the University of California Cooperative Extension to help landowners develop forest management plans. Forest Stewardship Education Initiative - Project overview