Forest Stewardship & Forest Ecology
Introduction to Forest Stewardship Susan Kocher, UCCE
Success in forest improvement projects Fred Euphrat, RPF
A Crash Course on Forest Inventory Mike Jones, UCCE
Introduction to Mapping Mike Jones, UCCE
Forest Management (planning and cost-share programs)
Forest Management Plans Jason Wells, Sonoma RCD
Forest Management Plans_Assistance in Planning for the Future Mary Mayeda, Mendocino RCD
EQIP & NRCS Jeff Kelly, Forester, NRCS
NRCS and EQIP Melinda Graves, Shasta NRCS
CFIP: Key concepts for landowners Zsolt Katay, Cal Fire
My Sierra Woods Chantz Joyce
Ukiah RCD Forestry Programs Mary Mayeda, Mendocino RCD
Napa County RCD Amanda Benton, Napa RCD
American Tree Farms Fred Euphrat, RPF
Fire Forward Jared Childress, Prescribed Fire Specialist, Audubon Canyon Ranch
Biomass and Wood Products
Economic Contributions of California's Forestry and Forest Products Sectors This analysis provides an estimate of the direct economic benefits of current forest management activities and related forest-products manufacturing in a wide range of sectors of the California economy.
Woody Biomass Utilization: An online resource, the Woody Biomass Utilization Group at UC Berkeley is a collaborative effort working to advance the understanding and use of wood and woody biomass.
Adapting Forests to Climate Change Forest Stewardship Series #25
Healthy Forest_Coastal Redwood and Healthy Forest_Ponderosa Pine : Published by the USDA California Climate Hub, these briefs describe the coastal redwood and Ponderosa pine ecosystems, and what needs to occur to keep their ecosystems healthy and intact.
Tree ID: Detailed information about the following California conifer species:Douglas Fir, Lodgepole pine, Coast Redwood, Ponderosa pine and Giant Sequoia.
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Prescribed Burning in Young Stands :This synthesis draws recommendations from four studies that are relevant to prescribed burning as a fuels reduction method in young stands. Most studies also looked at potential effects of mastication as a fuels treatment in comparison to prescribed burning.
Burned Oaks: Which Ones Will Survive? Provides information on how to assess fire damage to burned oak trees, and provides guidance on determining whether trees should be cut down or saved.
Healthy Forest_Blue Oak Woodland : Published by the USDA California Climate Hub, this brief describes the blue oak woodland ecosystem, and what needs to occur to keep blue oaks healthy and intact.
Living Among The Oaks :Learn how to keep your oak trees healthy so they can benefit generations to come.
Regenerating Rangeland Oaks in California :Provides information on regenerating rangeland oaks including propagation and planting information.
Rural Roads: A Construction and Maintenance Guide for California Landowners: Designed to help rural landowners understand how to plan for, improve and maintain rural roads.
Management Planning, Financial Resources and Regulations
EQIP FY20 Forestland Ranking Pool Includes NRCS/EQIP Practice Codes
Grant Sources Please note that this is an old list. However, many of the funding sources have continued to provide funding for forest management activities. Please visit their websites for current deadlines and new funding opportunities.
My Sierra Woods Overiew
MSW will leverage surrounding wood products infrastructure (mills and biomass plants) to help landowners overcome the high cost of fuels reduction by providing them with support to act on their land at little or no cost to them. Available in 9 counties in Northern California:
Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Yuba, Lassen, Plumas, Sierra, Nevada, and Placer.
Who can help? Forest Stewardship Series 24 Professional Assistance
Wildlife Among the Oaks: A Management Guide for Landowners: Designed to provide information and assistance as you make management decisions that affect wildlife in oak woodlands.