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Forest Stewardship Training from University of California
Date Saturday June 15
Time 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location Details
UC Berkeley Campus - 159 Mulford Hall
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorRick Standiford
Emailstandifo [at]
Workshop on Managing Family Forests in California

At the workshop you will:

*Learn the value of developing a forest management plan for your property
*Determine the objectives that are possible for forest land management
*Learn about forest ecology and forest management for your area
*Learn about the importance of working with Registered Professional Foresters
*Find out about state and federal programs to help defer the cost of developing management plans.

This workshop is meant to complement the e-learning module on this same topic (see: Participants should complete the on-line course, and come prepared for more detailed follow-through and to get questions answered from UC Cooperative Extension forestry staff, and other Registered Professional Foresters. The location, in Berkeley, is designed to attract absentee forest landowners.

9:30 AM – Registration, coffee
10:00 - Overview of California forests, forest landowners, role of management
10:45 – Developing goals and objectives for forestland
11:15 – Get to know your forest – overview of forest ecology, silviculture and management
12:00 PM – Lunch
12:45 – Connecting with an RPF – Role of a forester
1:30 – Cost share programs, management plan assistance
2:15 – Open exchange of ideas, questions
3:00 – Adjourn

Registration: The cost is $25 per person to cover handout materials and refreshments. Registration link can be accessed at

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