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Events & Workshops

Forest Stewardship Workshops

Announcing a series of three-day California Forest Stewardship Workshops 

March 7, 8 & (14 Cancelled): Shasta College, Redding

April 25, 26 & May 9: Government Center, Mariposa

June 27, 28 & July 11: Blodgett Forest, Georgetown

This workshop series will help landowners develop plans to improve and protect their forest lands in an ecologically and economically sustainable manner. The workshops will address management objectives and planning, forest restoration, fuels reduction, project development, permitting, and cost-share opportunities. Participants will connect with other landowners and learn how to collect information to develop their own management plans.

Registration:

Registration for the workshop costs $60. Lunches on two days and materials will be provided. Registration will be available at http://ucanr.edu/forestryworkshops/

For more information see the Forest Stewardship Workshops webpage.

Download workshop flyer.

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop

Two Dates & Locations:

March 24, 2020 - Workshop Cancelled/Postponed
El Dorado National Forest, conference room
100 Forni Rd, Placerville
Plus a field trip/burn day in Georgetown in April

March 26, 2020 - Workshop Cancelled/Postponed
Auburn City Fire Department, Station #1
485 High Street, Auburn
Plus a field trip/burn day in Georgetown in April

Please check back for updated in-person workshop later this year.

Workshop Topics

  • Permitting and legal considerations
  • CalFire's Vegetation Management Program
  • Fire weather forecasting and online tools
  • Air quality and smoke management
  • Prescribed burn associations
  • Local fire history
  • Fire terms and fire behavior
  • Burn plan development
  • Burn unit preparation
  • Tools and equipment

This workshop is designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. The first day will consist of classroom lecture, instruction, and exercises. 

The registration fee is $35. Space is limited.

Register on the Rx Workshop's webpage.

Download workshop flyer.

For questions, contact Susie Kocher, sdkocher@ucanr.edu (530) 542-2571.