Central Sierra
University of California
Central Sierra

Forestry

The Central Sierra forestry program seeks to provide the latest research-based information from the University of California to residents, non-profits, and staff of local, state, and federal agencies.

Susie Kocher is the Natural Resources Advisor for the Central Sierra area. Susie is a Registered Professional Forester with a background in forestry, stream restoration, monitoring and sociology and has worked for Cooperative Extension for 15 years, in South Lake Tahoe since September 2006.

Susie currently has projects in the following areas:

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And in the Lake Tahoe Basin:

Forestry events/workshops:

Forestry publications:

Ideas for collaboration or educational programming are welcome. Please contact:

Susie Kocher, Natural Resources Advisor
University of California Cooperative Extension-Central Sierra
1061 3rd Street, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone: 530-542-2571, E-mail: sdkocher@ucanr.edu

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Forest Research and Outreach Blog

Five-foot zone free of plants can help rural homes’ fire survival

California law requires homeowners in wildfire-prone areas to create 100 feet of defensible space around their dwellings. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) experts suggest going a bit farther by creating a five-foot buffer...

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:19 AM
  • Author: Jeannette Warnert

California Forestry News Blog

The New Naturalists - UC's California Naturalist is Integrating Citizen Science Into Conservation

Reposted from Breakthroughs, the magazine of the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources Retired geologist Gary Raines leads naturalist students on an all-day field trip. PHOTO: Courtesy of Paul Kirchner Studios, all rights reserved "Birds are...

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:47 AM
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