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2018 NorCal/SoCal SAF Summer Meeting

Northern California Society of American Foresters

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Friday, August 17, 2018 at 4:30 PM (PDT)

2018 NorCal/SoCal SAF Summer Meeting

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
SAF Member-Dinner included   more info Aug 10, 2018 $120.00 $0.00
SAF Member Guest-Dinner included   more info Aug 10, 2018 $130.00 $0.00
Non-SAF Participant-Dinner included   more info Aug 10, 2018 $160.00 $0.00
Student Rate   more info Aug 15, 2018 $40.00 $0.00
SAF Member/Guest Thursday Evening Dinner
Dinner includes Thursday evening session ONLY ­- Friday lectures & field tour are not included. Please include all names of guest tickets if purchasing for multiple guests on ticket registration.
Aug 10, 2018 $50.00 $0.00
Non-Member Thursday Evening Dinner
Dinner includes Thursday evening session ONLY ­- Friday lectures & field tour are not included. Please include all names of guest tickets if purchasing for multiple guests on ticket registration.
Aug 10, 2018 $60.00 $0.00
Late Registration- SAF Member   more info Not Started $135.00 $0.00
Late Registration- SAF Member Guest   more info Not Started $145.00 $0.00
Late Registration- Non-SAF Participant   more info Not Started $175.00 $0.00
Late Registration - SAF Member/Guest Thursday Evening Dinner
Dinner includes Thursday evening session ONLY ­- Friday lectures & field tour are not included. Please include all names of guest tickets if purchasing for multiple guests on ticket registration.
Not Started $60.00 $0.00
Late Registration - Non-Member Thursday Evening Dinner
Dinner includes Thursday evening session ONLY ­- Friday lectures & field tour are not included. Please include all names of guest tickets if purchasing for multiple guests on ticket registration.
Not Started $70.00 $0.00
Student Support Donation Aug 28, 2018 Enter donation ($)

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Northern/Southern California

Society of American Foresters

2018 Summer Meeting 

Giant Sequoia: Study in Forest Resiliency

Thursday, August 16th & Friday, August 17th

Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA

Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Arnold, CA

If you have interest in California’s iconic giant sequoias, then you may want to attend the 2018 Summer Meeting! “Giant Sequoias: Study on Forest Resiliency” will be the topic of our annual summer meeting of the Northern /Southern California Societies of American Foresters. The 2018 Summer meeting will be held at Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA and Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Arnold, CA. We look forward to an excellent dialog about forest resiliency with a focus on giant sequoias with members of the California forestry and forest conservation community.

Thursday will start off with the joint NorCal/SoCal Executive Committee (EC) meeting. The EC meeting be held at the Murphys Suites Hotel, 134 E. Highway 4, Murphys.

The meeting is open to all interested individuals.

The “Giant Sequoias: Study on Forest Resiliency” meeting will officially begin on Thursday evening at Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA with a wonderful evening program, including a social hour and silent action. The evening with continue with a Buffet Dinner with guest speakers: Dave Lewis, SAF President and Russell Henley, Assistant Secretary Resource Management.

Friday will be our field day at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The presentations will include:

  • Dendrochronology Study of the Tunnel Tree (a unique chance to view cross sections)
  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park Restoration Plan
  • Sierra Pacific’s Giant Sequoia Genetic Conservation Program
  • Conserving Genetic Diversity of Giant Sequoia Groves to Manage Climate Change/Wildfire
  • Forest Resilience through Restoration and Management
  • Genomic Methods to Understand Demography, Population History, and Adaptive Potential of Giant Sequoia.

Come early and enjoy the many summer outdoor activities in the greater Murphys area! Visit local wineries, walk historic downtown Murphys, explore Mercer or Moaning Caverns, and take in the natural beauty of the area. Take time to visit the Sierra Logging Museum in Arnold or visit a historic gold rush town at Columbia State Park. For additional ideas, visit www.visitmurphys.com

CFE credits will be available from the Society of American Foresters

 

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2018 Summer Meeting Agenda

 

Thursday, August 16th

Thursday – August 16th  Executive Committee

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting at Murphys Suites Hotel, 134 E. Hwy 4

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own in Murphys, CA

1:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting continued


Evening Program at Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 6 Mile Road, Murphys

5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Registration, Social Hour and Silent Auction, Music Room

6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner, National Perspective on Forestry – Dave Lewis, SAF President

7:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Break and Silent Auction

8:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker – State Policies and Forest Resilience in California, Russell Henley, Assistant Secretary of Forest Resources Management, California Natural Resources Agency

 

Friday, August 17th

Friday – August 17th Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Highway 4 east of Arnold

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration (Breakfast is on your own)

(Please try and carpool, $10 park entry fee)

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introduction (amphitheater) – Calaveras Big Trees State Park

9:00 to Noon and 1:00 to 4:00

The attendees will be broken up into four groups and rotate through different stations. Please wear sturdy shoes as there will be some hiking involved. Speakers will include the following:

Heather Reith, Senior Environmental Scientist, Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Allyson Carroll, Dendrochronologist, Humboldt State University (Invited)

Rainbow DeSilva, UC Berkeley, Graduate Student

Dan Tomascheski, Vice President Resources, Sierra Pacific Industries

Glen Rouse, Inventory Forester, Sierra Pacific Industries

Rob York, Manager, UC Blodgett Forest Research Station, UC Berkeley

Jim Kral, Manager, Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest, Cal Fire

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (picnic grounds near Jack Knight Hall)
Speaker: Calaveras Big Trees State Park Restoration Plan-Heather Reith, Senior Environmental 
Scientist

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks (amphitheater)

Murphys Suites: 

134 Hwy 4, Murphys, CA 95247
Please call 
(209) 728-2121 to make your reservations and use the group code

Society of American Foresters

Group Rates: Wednesday (8/15) and Thursday (8/16) - $90 (plus tax)

Other Local Travel & Lodging Information: https://visitmurphys.com

 

Want to register with a check? 

Mail a paper copy registration form and make checks payable to NorCal SAF

Mailing Address: 

NorCal SAF

P.O.Box 1034, Murphys, CA 95247

Questions? Contact Kevin Locke at ncsaf@mcn.org

Have questions about 2018 NorCal/SoCal SAF Summer Meeting? Contact Northern California Society of American Foresters

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Calaveras Big Trees State Park
1170 CA-4
Arnold, CA 95223

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Friday, August 17, 2018 at 4:30 PM (PDT)


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Northern California Society of American Foresters

www.norcalsaf.org

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot, it is the largest professional society for foresters in the world. The mission of the Society of American Foresters is to advance the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and, to use the knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems and the present and future availability of forest resources to benefit society. SAF is a nonprofit organization meeting the requirements of 501 (c) (3). SAF members include natural resource professionals in public and private settings, researchers, CEOs, administrators, educators, and students.

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