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2019 Winter Meeting - California SAF

Northern California Society of American Foresters

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM (PST)

2019 Winter Meeting - California SAF

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SAF Member 19h 30m $99.00 $0.00
SAF Member Guest 19h 1m $110.00 $0.00
Non-SAF Member 19h 1m $130.00 $0.00
Student Rate 2d 19h 1m $30.00 $0.00
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California Societof American Foresters

2019 Winter Meeting 

The State of California Is Burning: Is This Our Future?  


Friday February 22th & Saturday February 23th

Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom, CA


California just experienced its most destructive, deadly, and largest wildfire season ever last year.   Can we prevent this from happening again?  What is being done?  What needs to occur to prevent or minimize these destructive wildfires?  Is this the new normal?  “The State of California Is Burning: Is This Our Future?”, will be the topic of our annual winter meeting of the California Society of American Foresters. The 2019 Winter Meeting will be held at Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom, CA. We look forward to an excellent dialog about wildland fire policy with the California forestry and forest conservation community.

Friday will start off with the California SAF Executive Committee (EC) meeting.  The EC meeting be held at Lake Natoma Inn, 702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA 95360.  The meeting is open to all interested individuals, however there is limited seating for non­-committee attendees.

 

Friday evening from 5-7pm, there will be a no-host social gathering at the ____________.  This will be an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and meet individuals from around the state. 


Saturday’s conference will be at Lake Natoma Inn, 702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA.  The presentations and speakers will cover topics such as Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Policy, Cal Fire and California Board of Forestry’s Vegetation Management Program and Forest Task Force, Fire-Resistant Community Planning, Fire Safe Building Design and the Woolsey Fire: Case Study.


Mark your calendars now and register for the 2019 California SAF Winter Meeting.When booking your reservation be sure to call (916) 351-1500 and ask for “Society of American Foresters” to get special rate.

Come early and enjoy the Folsom, CA area! 

 Questions? Contact Kevin Locke at ncsaf@mcn.org

CFE credits will be available from the Society of American Foresters


2019 CALSAF Winter Meeting Agenda

 

Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, February 22nd

Lake Natoma Inn, 702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting

12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00p.m.-4:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting continued

Friday – February 22nd Evening Social

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

No host social at TBD, Student/Professional Reception and Mixer


2019 CALSAF Winter Meeting

Saturday, February 23rd

Lake Natoma Inn, 702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration (Breakfast is on your own)

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome & Introduction

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. How We Got Here - Fuels & Climate: Dr. Adam Watts, Desert Research Institute 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Woolsey Fire - Case Study: John Todd & J. Lopez, LA County Fire Dept.

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Board of Forestry – Policy & Vegetation Management Program: TBD
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Cal Fire – Forest Task Force: Kevin Conway

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch, Business Meeting and Awards

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fire-Resistant Community Design: Dr. Reid Ewing, University of Utah
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Fire Safe Building Design: Steve Quarles, UC Cooperative Extension Advisor retired

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. WUI (F.I.R.E.) Institute, Cal Poly SLO: Dan Turner, Cal Fire retired
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. What The Future Holds For California Fires-Speaker TBD

CFE credits will be available from the Society of American Foresters

 

Lake Natoma Inn

 

702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA 95360

 

Email: reservations@lakenatomainn.com 
http://www.lakenatomainn.com

 

Please call (916) 351-1500 to make your reservations and ask for “Society of American Foresters”

 

Group Rates: Thursday (2/21), Friday (2/22) and Saturday (2/23) - $94 (plus tax & services)

 

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

 

Have questions about 2019 Winter Meeting - California SAF ? Contact Northern California Society of American Foresters

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Lake Natoma Inn
702 Gold Lake Drive
Folsom, CA 95630

Friday, February 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM (PST)


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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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