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Forest Stewardship workshop - Blodgett
UC Berkeley’s Blodgett Research Forest
4501 Blodgett Forest Rd
Georgetown, CA 95634-9725
Contact: Kim Ingram, kcingram@ucanr.edu
Sponsor: Forest Research and Outreach

California Forest Stewardship Workshop

June 27th —28th, July 11th 2020 

UC Berkeley’s Blodgett Research Forest, 4501 Blodgett Forest Rd, Georgetown, CA 95634. (El Dorado County)

Overview: The goal of the workshop is to help landowners understand and protect their forests by creating a Forest Management Plan. The workshop will cover:
• Forest management objectives and planning
• Forest health, insects and disease
• Forest and fire ecology, wildlife, watersheds
• Fuels reduction and forest resource marketing
• Mapping, inventory and silviculture
• Project development & permitting
• Getting professional help and cost-share opportunities

Days one and two will consist of classroom and forest-based instruction on ecological concepts and measurement skills. After a week’s break to collect information on their own property, participants will return for day three to write up their management plans. Participants who develop their plans will be eligible for a free visit by a Registered Professional Forester to assess its content.

Hosted by: the University of California  Cooperative Extension in  collaboration with CAL FIRE, Forest Landowners of California, USFS
Region 5, the American Forest Foundation, California Association of
Resource Conservation Districts, and the California Fire Safe Council.

The Forest Stewardship Education Initiative is a CAL FIRE funded contract (8CA04547), awarded July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, to the University of California Cooperative Extension to help landowners develop forest management plans.

Registration: Registration for the workshop is $60. Space is limited. Registration is now available at http://ucanr.edu/forestryworkshops/. Space is limited. For questions, contact Kim Ingram, kcingram@ucanr.edu or (530) 224-4900.

June 2020 Forest Stewardship Worksho Blodgett