In a study published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment today, environmental science, policy, and management professor Scott Stephens and co-authors investigate the role which fire and restoration thinning could play in restoring California’s forests.
In accordance with the current guidance from both UC Berkeley and the state of California re: COVID-19, Berkeley Forests offices will be closed, with staff and faculty working remotely until May 3rd.
Speakers and schedule for the 2020 William Main Seminar Series, Investing in Global Forest Restoration: Opportunities and Challenges, have been announced.
Berkeley Forests is excited to be a collaborator on the recently awarded , UC Irvine-led, "Transforming Prescribed Fire Practices for California" research program. The proposed research will utilize Berkeley Forests' extensive network of research forests as collaboration sites for the project.
The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is seeking a Forest Stewardship Education Academic Coordinator I to develop and oversee a forest stewardship education program for private forest landowners to help them manage their forests for resilience from wildfire, insect outbreaks and other disturbances.
The New Yorker visits UC Berkeley's Sagehen Creek Field Station to learn more about the innovative forest and fuels management work taking place there, and talk to Berkeley Forests Co-Director Scott Stephens about fire regimes and fuels management research in the Sierra Nevada.
Berkeley Forests is hiring a Facility Maintenance and Heavy Equipment Operator to be stationed at Blodgett Research Forest in Georgetown, CA.