September 2021 Members Meeting – Forest Working Group

Hosted by Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Location Online. Zoom video conferencing link is provided in the agenda. Description Monthly meeting for the membership to discuss all Working Group business: Special focus this month will go to discussing outcome of 20-21 Cal Fire Fire Prevention Grant awards Continue planning pre-fire forest stewardship field trips […]

Effects of 2020 Glass Fire on Mark West property

Date and time: Saturday, September 11th, 9:30am-12pm Location:  7125 St. Helena Road, Santa Rosa  CA  95404 About the site: Almost the entire 122 ac. property was affected by the Glass Fire, and 45 acres of the eastern portion that was planted in Douglas-firs on the north facing side 40 years ago was moderately and severely burned.  The […]

August 2021 Members Meeting – Forest Working Group

Hosted by Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Location Online. Zoom video conferencing link is provided in the agenda. Description Monthly meeting for the membership to discuss all Working Group business: Plan an event with members of the ag community to have dialogue about forest stewardship Continue planning pre-fire forest stewardship field trips Save the […]

Innovative Pre- and Post-Fire Fuels Management at Private Calistoga Forest

Hosted by: Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Registration: Here on Eventbrite. Location: 160 Petrified Forest Rd, Calistoga, CA (detailed directions are provided upon registration) Description: Join Ivan Rios, Master Permaculture Designer for Permaculture Artisans, on a tour of a 40-acre private forestland in Calistoga to see creative pre- and post-fire fuels management solutions. This event […]

July 2021 Members Meeting – Forest Working Group

Hosted by Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Location Online. Zoom video conferencing link is provided in the agenda. Description Monthly meeting for the membership to discuss all Working Group business. Special speaker at this meeting is Fire Chief Marshall Turbeville, chief of the Geyserville-based Northern Sonoma County Fire District and also a Cal Fire […]

June Members Meeting – Forest Working Group

Hosted by: Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Location: Online. Zoom video conferencing link is provided in the agenda. Description: Monthly meeting for the membership to discuss all Working Group business. Special speaker at this meeting is Sonoma County Agricultural and Open Space District staff who will present on the recently adopted Vital Lands Initiative.  […]

May Members Meeting – Forest Working Group

Hosted by: Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Location: Online. Zoom video conferencing link is provided in the agenda. Description: Monthly meeting for the membership to discuss all Working Group business. Special speaker at this meeting is Tosha Comendant, from Pepperwood Preserve, presenting on the new Wildfire Fuel Mapper tool.  About the tool: In Sonoma […]

Tour of Bear Flat Forest Salvage Logging Operation

Hosted by Fred Euphrat for the Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021 Time: 11am-3pm Location: Bear Flat Forest, 6699 Mill Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA (visitors welcome by invitation) Description: Join the Sonoma County Forest Conservation Working Group on an afternoon tour of Bear Flat Forest's salvage logging operation in west Healdsburg. […]

Free

Bilingual Sudden Oak Death Blitz – SSU Event

Help control this destructive forest pathogen! Now in its 14th year, this statewide citizen science project is vital to managing Sudden Oak Death, which is widespread in Sonoma county. Join us to contribute to science while getting your own bay laurel or tanoak trees tested at no cost. This is a bilingual event (English and Spanish). ¡Ayuda a […]

Making Our Lands Resilient – SSU Event

Whether you’re managing an urban garden plot, ½ acre suburban backyard, 1,000 acres of parkland or a mountain range of wilderness, climate change is becoming the primary issue for most land managers. It’s encouraged many of us accustomed to ecological restoration to transition towards ecological resilience: the ability of a natural landscape to sustain necessary […]

Online UCANR California Forest Stewardship Workshop

Online beginning April 21, 2021 - June 16, 2021 and in-person Saturday, May 15th in San Bernardino County, CA. Join the workshop to better understand and protect your forests by developing a Forest Management Plan. Topics include: Forest management objectives and planning Forest health, insects and disease Forest and fire ecology, wildlife, watersheds Fuels reduction and forest […]

$60

Ecology, Crisis & Mindfulness – SSU Event

Our planet is facing an unprecedented ecological crisis of our own doing: climate change. Catastrophe is looming, yet we seem unable to act quickly enough. What can we do? How can we become more motivated to correct our destructive behavior? This workshop explores the use of mindfulness practice to awaken a spirit of compassion and […]

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