Notice from Cal Fire: 2017 California Forest Practice Rules and Act

2017 California Forest Practice Rules and Act 2017 Forest Practice Rule Book:  The rulebook is currently being printed by the Office of State Publishing. 2017 Forest Practice Rules and Act on the Web:  The 2017 Forest Practice Rules and Act is posted on the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Forest Practice website. Five… Read More Notice from Cal Fire: 2017 California Forest Practice Rules and Act

California SAF 2017 Winter Meeting

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) met for two days during its annual meeting on January 19 and 20, 2017. Sixty foresters from various federal, state, local agencies and organizations attended the annual meeting, which is an opportunity for members of the California forestry and forest conservation community to discuss areas of interest. This year’s… Read More California SAF 2017 Winter Meeting

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 great FIT experience. An overall theme and topic of discussion at all FIT’s… Read More Forestry Institute for Teachers – Summer of 2016

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 events, chapter dinner meetings will resume in the fall. Science Days at Shaver… Read More High Sierra Chapter Update

California Forestry Challenge – Calling All SAF Members

The California Forestry Challenge season is almost here, with events starting in late September and going through the middle of November.  At this time, over 500 students from 66 schools are signed up.  When teachers were asked if they would like to have a forester visit their classroom to help their students prepare, many said… Read More California Forestry Challenge – Calling All SAF Members

California SAF Centennial Recognition

The California Society of American Foresters was recognized with the Francis H. Raymond on August 24, 2016. The award given by the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (BOF) acknowledged California SAF (CA SAF) for their 100 years and their longstanding commitment to excellence in the field of forestry. In its recognition, the Board… Read More California SAF Centennial Recognition