Forest Landowner Videos Available
Starting Your Forest Management Plan: Introduction to Managing Your Forest - Learn about the importance of developing a forest management plan for your property.
Assessing Forest Properties - Income and Growth - When managing your family forest, getting good information on your forest, the tree growth, and income projections, are key to making informed decisions.
Developing a Reforestation Plan - This outlines the steps for family forest owners to follow in the development of a successful tree planting program on their property.
Conservation Easements: A Tool for Working Forest Conservation - Learn about how conservation easements can be an important economic and conservation tool for family forest owners.
Forest Health and Management: Drought and Infestation - Learn about the effects of the drought on Sierra Nevada forests and how family forest owners are dealing with its impacts.
Forest Management Plans as Part of a Ranch Strategy - Learn how forest management can be integrated with overall ranch management in a multi-generational family enterprise.
Your Family Forest: Working with a Forester - Learn about how your family forest goals can be enhanced by working with a registered professional forester.
Your Family Forest: Tailoring Management for Your Needs - Describes the types of forest management plans and how to implement these to help guide your property.
Your Family Forest: Protecting Your Land Against Wildfire - Protecting your family forest from catastrophic wildfire takes active management.
Your Family Forest: A Family Heritage - Successful family forest management spans many generations.
Your Family Forest: Cost Share Programs - California forest owners have an opportunity to develop management plans in order to qualify for cost-share funds to help manage their lands.
Your Family Forest: Threats and Issues - Fire, insects, disease, climate and weather, endangered species, and water quality are just some of the factors a family forest owner needs to consider when managing their lands.
Blodgett Forest Research Station - UC Berkeley’s Blodgett Forest Research Station, in the Central Sierra Nevada, provides a place for forestry research for California’s forest owners and managers.