A successful finale…6 Final CaSAF Interviews Online

The CaSAF Oral History Project is winding down. With these 6 new interviews, we have 38 videos on-line. This is 26 more interviews than the 12 we originally planned.  Thank you to all who have contributed time, funds and expertise.   Allan West – United States Forest Service, retired 00:46: His 1949 immigration from England… Read More A successful finale…6 Final CaSAF Interviews Online

2018 CALIFORNIA SAF WINTER MEETING – “HIGH TECH FORESTRY” – LIVERMORE, CA

  REGISTER NOW   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… Read More 2018 CALIFORNIA SAF WINTER MEETING – “HIGH TECH FORESTRY” – LIVERMORE, CA

7 “Really New” CaSAF Interviews Online – January 22, 2018

Enjoy these new Oral History interviews! This group of 7 Golden and long-term SAF members share memories of careers in agricultural banking, private industry, federal and state agencies, research and forest policy via the DC Beltway.    George Roby – Forest Supervisor, Angeles National Forest, retired 18:30 – Providing ICS advice to the military… Read More 7 “Really New” CaSAF Interviews Online – January 22, 2018

Oral History Project: 7 New CaSAF Interviews Online

Enjoy these 7 new interviews!  Remarkable CaSAF Golden members share unique memories of their careers in California, Washington DC and South America…   …They also provide advice to young people regarding the profession and reflect on the future of forestry and natural resources management in California…   … And each have a vision of a… Read More Oral History Project: 7 New CaSAF Interviews Online

CA SAF NEWS RELEASE: Fire Retardant – a welcome sight for property owners during the October 2017 Wine Country Fires Sonoma County, California

A welcome sight for property owners, fire retardant is an essential fire fighting tool. California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection reported pumping a record 387, 655 gallons of retardant in one day, Oct. 12, 2017 at the McClellan Air Attack Base in Sacramento.   Joe Sherlock and J. Lopez, Chairs of the Society of… Read More CA SAF NEWS RELEASE: Fire Retardant – a welcome sight for property owners during the October 2017 Wine Country Fires Sonoma County, California

NEW CASAF ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS ONLINE – October 2017 Update

We are rolling again!  All filming is complete, editing is in full swing and we are resuming posting of interviews . To view them, visit the oral history page.   This week we offer 5 NEW interviews. (and 23 more over the next 6-8 weeks.) These forestry professionals share stories and perspectives about their upbringing,… Read More NEW CASAF ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS ONLINE – October 2017 Update

Winter-Spring 2017 California SAF Sacramento-Tahoe Chapter Update

Meetings February 2017: Craig Thomas was our guest speaker for our Chapter meeting in Placerville. Mr. Thomas is the Conservation Director for the Sierra Forest Legacy. Mr. Thomas spoke on the Memorandum of Understanding between Federal and State Agencies, conservation and community fire protection groups to promote the careful and expanded use of fire for… Read More Winter-Spring 2017 California SAF Sacramento-Tahoe Chapter Update

2017 California SAF Summer Meeting – “Value Added Forestry”

REGISTER NOW About If you have been thinking that biochar, CLT, and nanocellulose were the latest gourmet offerings at your local vegan BBQ bistro then you may want to attend the 2017 Summer Meeting to get the real story! “Value Added Forestry” will be the topic of our annual summer meeting of the Northern and… Read More 2017 California SAF Summer Meeting – “Value Added Forestry”

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