The University of California Cooperative Extension in collaboration with the American Forest Foundation, CalFire, the California association of Resource Conservation Districts, the California Fire Safe Council, Forest Landowners of California and the United State Forest Service Region 5 present a California Forest Stewardship Workshop online May 4 through June 29 and in person Saturday, May 21 in Lassen or Modoc county.
Participants will utilize online resources on their own time to complete learning modules and short activities. Zoom meetings with all participants and presenters will take place once a week from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. The in-person field day will cover silviculture, forest inventory and mapping activities. Participants who complete the workshop will be eligible for a free site visit with a California Registered Professional Forester.
Join the workshop to understand and protect your forests by developing a Forest Management Plan. Topics include forest management objectives and planning; forest health, insects and disease; forest and fire ecology, wildlife and watersheds; fuels reduction and forest resource marketing; mapping, inventory and silviculture; project development and permitting; and getting professional help and cost-sharing opportunities.