April 13

Madera County Reforestation Workshop April 27, 2017

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Southern Plains and Comanche Type 2 Initial Attack Crews and an Engine Crew work together to extinguish underground smoldering fires in roots or buried tree limbs, using a variety of hand tools and fire suppressing foam, during the Beaver Creek Fire, west of Hailey, ID, on Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013. USDA photo by Lance Cheung.

Join us Thursday April 27 at your very own Reforestation Workshop!
CAL FIRE, NRCS and UC Extension, in partnership with Supervisor Tom Wheeler’s office, will be hosting a Reforestation Workshop for forest land owners and foresters on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Library (49044 Civic Circle, Oakhurst, CA 93644). Please note that this workshop is appropriate for any size landowner in Eastern Madera County.
Presenters:

  • Ray Laclergue – Intermountain Nursery, Owner
  • Jodi Axelson – Forestry Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension
  • Stewart McMorrow – Stewardship Forester, CAL FIRE
  • Doris Van Goidsenhoven– L.A. Moran Reforestation Center, CAL FIRE
  • Zolt Katay– Forestry Assistance Specialist (Southern Region), CAL FIRE
  • Johnnie Siliznoff– District Conservationist, NRCS

Topics Include:

  • Forest ecology following heavy tree mortality.
  • Reforestation basics.
  • Preparing the ground for planting.
  • Selection of nursery stock.
  • Treating competing vegetation.
  • Land owner assistance programs that are currently available.

Please RSVP no later than Friday April 14th to Supervisor Tom Wheeler’s Office at district5@co.madera.ca.gov. There is no cost for this workshop. Limited space available.
CONTACT:
Guy Anderson
Forestry Assistance Specialist
(559) 243-4109
Guy.Anderson@fire.ca.gov
RELEASE
DATE:
April 3, 2017
CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection


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