Central Sierra
University of California
Central Sierra


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

Outlook March 2015

Forest Research and Outreach Blog

Fried to a Crisp: Why Some Experts Say We Must Burn the Trees to Save the Forests

Reprinted from California Magazine The recent rains have blunted the psychological impact of California's four-year drought, washing down the streets, perking up the landscaping, and heightening anticipation for a stormy El Nino-driven winter. We know,...

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10:03 AM
  • Author: Glen Martin
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