If you have been thinking that you’d like to check out the latest in high – tech tools for managing forests in California, you may want to attend the 201 8 Winter Meeting to see what’s out there. “ High – Tech Forestry” will be the topic of our annual winter meeting of the California Societ y of American Foresters , as we explore the latest technology in resource management along with new uses of older tools . The 201 8 w inter meeting will be held in Livermore , CA and will include discussions of some of the new technology used in forestry and other resource management areas . We look forward to an excellent dialog about the future of resource evaluation and monitoring with all members of the California forestry and forest conservation community.
Thursday will start off with the Executive Committee (EC) meeting of the newly reunited California SAF. The EC meeting be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels , 720 Las Flores Rd. in Livermore. The meeting is open to all interested individuals .
Thursday evening from 5 – 7pm, there will be a no – host social gathering at the Shadow Puppet Brewing Company, 4771 Arroyo Vista, Suite B. This will be an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and meet individuals from around the state.
Friday’s conference will be held at the Cresta Blanca Room at the Wente Vineyards Restaurant and Event Center located at 5050 Arroyo Road in Livermore . The conference will start with a brief view of where we’ve been presented by the CaSAF Oral History Project . This will be followed by talks from the worlds of Government, Academia, and Private industry on topics including the use of Unmann ed Aerial Systems, airborne and terrestrial LiDAR, conducting biomass, carbon, and fuel calculations from remote sensing platforms.
Mark your calendars now and register for the 201 8 California SAF Winter Meeting. Join us to look at the future of forest technology in California at the Wente Vineyards in Livermore , CA . Come early and enjoy the many wineries and other attractions in the Livermore and east Bay area .
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel : 720 Las Flores Rd. Livermore, CA
Group Rates: February 21 and 22, $139 (plus tax), includes 2 full breakfasts per night
Call 1 (925) 443 – 4950 and ask for Society of American Foresters:
February 21st Code : 84007767
February 22nd Code : 88206455