2017 North Coast Forest Conservation Conference

Early-bird registration is now open for the North Coast Forest Conservation Conference: Growing Resilience in our Forests and Woodlands, June 7-9, 2017 at the Santa Rosa Junior College.

This inspirational forum will bring together scientists, foresters, landowners, students and the pubic to:

  • Learn about the state of our forests
  • Explore trends and possible futures
  • Share diverse perspectives and innovations, and
  • Discover opportunities for action and collaboration.

Join us in delving into three diverse tracks with those at the forefront of Ecology, Economy and Community as they relate to our forests and the most pertinent issues and solutions available.

A series of plenary sessions, panels, and concurrent sessions will convene on the first two days of the conference (June 7 and 8), followed by field tours to the Jenner Headlands, Mill Creek Watershed, Coast Ridge Community Forest, and Pepperwood Preserve on Friday, June 9th.

Join us for a special dinner on Thursday, June 8th at Shone Farm with presentation by Kat Anderson, author of Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and Management of California’s Natural Resources. 

Early bird registration through March 15th! Prices as follows:

  • $120 two-day registration
  • $30 field trip
  • $40 for dinner

After March 15th, prices will go up as follows:

  • $135 two-day registration
  • $35 field trip
  • $50 dinner

Students can register for 50% off the registration, field trip, and dinner, and two-day registration and a field trip are free for speakers. To access student and speaker discounts, use the codes:  For students: SEEDLING

For speakers: REDWOOD


Where to stay? Hotel discount arranged at the Fountaingrove Inn! Call to make your reservation at 707-578-6101 and let them know that you are attending the North Coast Forest Conservation Conference for 20% off your stay. Reserve early to get the best deal.


Protecting forests across landscapes and through generations…