The Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum's
February meeting will feature guest speaker
Founded in 1875,
is a national nonprofit advocating for careful and science-based strategies to manage and conserve forests.
helped to create the
National Forest System and Civilian Conservation Corps
and helped to advance the field of urban forestry.
Weissberg will give an overview of American Forests' California reforestation portfolio.
program has two main focal areas within the field of reforestation: holistic postfire implementation and strategic efforts to address pinch points in the reforestation pipeline. Our work includes postfire reforestation on the Eldorado and Sequoia national forests, a reforestation-specific workforce development program and coordinated, cross-boundary efforts to increase nursery infrastructure, seed supply and workforce.
The meeting is planned for
Wednesday, Feb. 21
, with social hour at
and dinner at
Hosting the event will be the
J&R Logging Events Center
7520 Mt. Aukum Road
. Attendees are advised to turn in on the south side of
and drive straight back to the parking area.
Dinner, including beverages is offered for
per person. The menu is white wine garlic mustard chicken, rice, salad and chocolate mousse cake.
Those interested in attending should RSVP by emailing
Diane Dealey Neill
at email@example.com or by calling (530) 417-1960 by
5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19
Upcoming Forest Forum
: Dinner meeting with speaker
, local rancher, virtual fencing;
: Dinner meeting with speaker and location TBD
: Annual field tour and picnic; topic and location TBD
CA Tree School
day-long education event for forest landowners and those interested in forestry. Registration is required for the
event. For more information email