The Northern California Society of American Foresters is a unit of the Society of American Foresters (SAF). SAF is the national organization representing all segments of the forestry profession in the United States.

Recent News:

2014-10-10 12.47.12

Membership Update

National SAF finally did the “big purge” on members with lapsed dues, so NorCal SAF is down to around 500 non-student members. It’s difficult for me to understand why folks would leave SAF, especially if they had been members for a long ...
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Group photo of the 2016 Shasta FIT teachers and staff at the Thatcher Ranch, near Lake McCumber.   (Catchpole Photo)

Forestry Institute for Teachers – Summer of 2016

Once again all three FIT’s went well and each group had a unique blend of teachers from many different backgrounds and parts of California. By the end of the week the groups have bonded and are like one big family sharing the ...
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SCE’s Science Days were held near Camp Edison at Shaver Lake two times this year.  Chapter member Don Dukleth, SCE Forester shows students about how the bark beetle kills ponderosa pine trees. (Catchpole Photo)

High Sierra Chapter Update

Since the last report the High Sierra Chapter members have been busy with meetings, Scholarship fundraiser and field work dealing with the disastrous drought and pine die off from beetles. During the last few months the chapter has been involved with special ...
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