Outreach and Presentations

Invited National and International Presentations

  1. “The potential for biomass plantations in California”; Presentation at the International Conference on Residential Wood; Energy; Reno, NV, 3/5/86
  2. “Resource management at the urban-rural interface”; Presented at the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA; 1/12/87,
  3. “California’s oak-grass woodlands – ecological, managerial, and policy issues.” Presented at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona as part of Gaspar de Portola program; 11/9/94.
  4. “Sustainability of California’s oak-grass woodlands.” Presented at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona as part of Gaspar de Portola program; 11/9/94.
  5. “Role of research and education in the conservation of California’s oak woodlands.” Presented at Department of the Environment of the Generalitat of Catalonia as part of the Gaspar de Portola Program; 11/10/94.
  6. “Sustainability of California’s oak-grass woodlands.” Presented at Lleida University; lecture in Range Management Class as part of Gaspar de Portola program; 11/11/94.
  7. “Sustaining California’s hardwood rangelands in an urbanizing environment.” Presented at the Symposium on Managing Natural Resources at the Urban Interface: The Challenge of a Changing West, Utah State University, 4/18/96.
  8. “Role of research and extension in conservation of California’s hardwood rangelands.” Keynote presentation at 1st National Meeting of Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals, Deer Lodge, Minnesota, 5/18/98.
  9. “Status of oak woodlands and conservation strategies in California.” Invited presentation at international symposium: Mediterranean Oak Woodlands and Climate Change, 8/12-16/02, Santander, Spain, 8/14/02.
  10. “Bioeconomic analysis of oak woodland conservation in California.” Invited presentation at international symposium: Mediterranean Oak Woodlands and Climate Change, 8/12-16/02, Santander, Spain, 8/15/02.
  11. “Bioeconomics of oak woodland conservation in California.” International exchange and study travel on Mediterranean forests, 11/19-11/25/02, Madrid and Western Spain, 11/21/02.
  12. “The Bioeconomics of Mediterranean oak woodlands.” World Forestry Congress, 9/22/03-9/26/03, Quebec, Canada, 9/25/03. (Named Outstanding Paper for the 2000+ person participants.)
  13. “Current state of forest research – from science to practice.” Society of American Foresters National Convention, Plenary Speaker, Buffalo, NY, 10/27/03.
  14. “Economics of silvopastoral systems in California’s oak woodlands.” Invited plenary session presentation, International Symposium on Silvopastoral Management, 4/18-4/24/04, Lugo, Spain, 4/20/04.
  15. “Thinning: A Tool for Restoration in California’s Oak Woodlands” – Presented at the Silviculture Working Group at the National Society of American Foresters Annual Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 10/30/10, 50 people.

 

Presentations to Policy Boards, Agriculture and Natural Resource Organizations

  1. The Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, Farm Bureau Timber Committee; Sacramento; 1/30/86
  2. Current UCCE efforts in hardwoods, Presentation to the California State Board of Forestry; Fresno; 75 in attendance; 4/2/86
  3. The Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program; Sonoma County Planning Department; 12 in attendance; 4/11/86
  4. UC’s Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, Presentations to State Board of Forestry, San Luis Obispo, 11/15/86; Sacramento, 2/3/87, Redding, 5/3/87
  5. UC’s Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, Presentations to the Range Management Advisory Committee (RMAC) to the Board of Forestry; 1/16/87 and 9/11/87.
  6. Update on the IHRMP to the California Farm Bureau, Sacramento, 25 people; 1/29/87
  7. The University of California’s IHRMP; Amador/El Dorado Forest Forum, Jackson, 50 people; 4/15/87.
  8. Accomplishments of the Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, Range Improvement Committee of the California Cattlemen’s Association Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, 45 people, 11/27/89.
  9. Accomplishments of the Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program and Coordination with Other Agencies, California Land Stewardship Committee, Sacramento, CA, 15 people, 1/19/90.
  10. California Forestry Issues, Redwood Region Conservation Council Workshop with Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, 70 people, 8/16/90.
  11. Conservation issues affecting California’s oak woodlands, Calif. Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection Annual Resource Management Training Session, North Star, CA, 120 people, 4/17/91.
  12. Issues affecting oak woodlands in Yolo County, Presentation at public hearing on development of an oak ordinance in Yolo County, Woodland, CA, 90 people, 10/7/91.
  13. Conservation of California’s hardwood rangelands, UCD/Yolano Chapter of the Sierra Club, Davis, CA, 50 people, 11/20/91.
  14. Issues in the conservation of California’s oak woodlands, Joint Northern California Society of American Foresters/Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture Annual Meeting, Berkeley, CA, 110 people, 12/7/91.
  15. Natural resource issues affecting beef industry competitiveness, Agricultural Issues Center Workshop on Beef Industry Competitiveness, Winters, CA, 30 people, 1/10/92.
  16. Developing silvicultural prescriptions for California Spotted Owl habitat, USFS Silvicultural Certification short course, Meadow Valley, CA, 30 people, 8/20/92.
  17. Overview of Oak Woodland Educational Impacts, Joint Range Management Advisory Committee/Sierra Club field tour; Tehama County, 35 people, 4/1/93.
  18. Overview of Oak Woodland Educational Impacts, Superior California Region of Farm Bureau Federation, Red Bluff, 45 people, 4/7/93.
  19. Issues and impacts affecting California’s hardwood rangelands, Sonoma County Oak Network Committee, Santa Rosa, CA, 25 people, 6/2/93.
  20. Impacts of conservation strategies for the California Spotted Owl on local economies, Spring meeting of the Northern California Society of American Foresters, Meadow Valley, CA, 70 people, 6/12/93.
  21. Role of management in conservation of hardwood rangelands, Society for Range Management Range Camp, Elkus 4-H Ranch, San Mateo County, 40 people, 6/23/93.
  22. Accomplishments of the Integrated Hardwood Range Management, Briefing of Div. of Agric. and Nat. Res. Council of Deans and Directors (CODAD), Oakland, 20 people, 10/28/93.
  23. Development effects in oak woodlands, California Urban Forestry Council annual meeting, Berkeley, CA, 140 people, 3/18/94.
  24. Fire ecology and prescribed burning in oak woodland ecosystems, Clear Lake Basin Committee, Lakeport, CA, 15 people, 4/6/94.
  25. Economic and social impacts of conservation strategies for the California Spotted Owl, California Spotted Owl Steering Committee and general interested public, 3-hour lecture/briefing, Sacramento, CA, 35 people, 7/12/94.
  26. State interests and local policies to conserve oak woodland values, Shasta County Resource Lands Committee, Redding, CA, 12 people, 11/23/94.
  27. Development of local hardwood rangeland conservation policies, Range Improvement Committee meeting at the Annual Convention of the California Cattlemen’s Association, Reno, NV, 50 people, 12/1/94.
  28. Developing local policies to conserve oak woodland values, Public meeting of Shasta County Planning Department and Resource Lands Committee, Redding, CA, 40 people, 1/11/95.
  29. Elements of local conservation strategies for hardwood rangelands, California Cattlemen’s Association Range Improvement Committee meeting, Sacramento, CA, 30 people, 3/15/95.
  30. Development of local hardwood rangeland conservation guidelines, California Cattlemen’s Association Range Improvement Meeting, Sacramento, CA, 40 people, 7/6/95.
  31. Oak woodland issues, Ag-Media Roundtable, sponsored by UC San Joaquin Valley Office, Fresno, CA, 35 people, 8/22/95.
  32. Policy Issues Affecting California’s Hardwood Rangelands, California Cattlemen’s Association Annual Convention, Range Improvement Committee, Monterey, 80 people, 11/30/95.
  33. Monitoring California’s oak woodlands, Organized with Wain Johnson and Neil McDougald and taught field course to Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (RCD), Mariposa County, 15 people, 5/15-5/16/96.
  34. Values and Threats to California’s Oak Woodlands, Society for Range Management Range Camp, Elkus 4-H Camp, San Mateo County, 30 people, 6/19/96.
  35. Current local policies in hardwood rangeland conservation, California Cattlemen’s Association Mid-Year Meeting, Range Improvement Committee, Redding, CA, 35 people, 7/11/96.
  36. Developing hardwood retention guidelines for North Coast Forests, Hopland, CA, 15 people, 9/16/96.
  37. Monitoring hardwood rangelands: methods and approaches organized and taught, Organized with Wain Johnson and taught at Mariposa County Resource Conservation District, 15 people, 9/18/96.
  38. Current education and research on hardwood rangelands, State Board of Forestry Ecosystem Management Committee, 40 people, 10/4/96.
  39. Developing hardwood retention guidelines for North Coast Forests, Hopland, CA, 15 people, 10/8/96.
  40. Implementing management guidelines for hardwood rangelands, Training for farm advisors and Resource Conservation Districts, Organized and taught at San Joaquin Experimental Range, 50 people, 10/29-10/30/96.
  41. Policy and monitoring approaches for local hardwood conservation, State Board of Forestry General Meeting, Sacramento, 100 people, 11/5/96.
  42. Land use planning and hardwood rangeland conservation, California Department of Forestry, Fire and Resource Assessment Program, Sacramento, 25 people, 11/16/96.
  43. Extension natural resource approaches in the Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Center Steering Committee, UC Davis, 25 people, 11/17/96.
  44. Extension approaches in oak conservation, California Oak Foundation Oak Summit, Visalia, 40 people, 3/4/97.
  45. Oak woodland conservation policies, Organized program with Neil McDougald and presented lecture, Fresno County Resource Conservation District, 20 people, 3/7/97.
  46. Monitoring hardwood rangeland resources – change detection in the southern Sierra, Coarsegold Resource Conservation District, North Fork, 35 people, 3/28/97.
  47. Guidelines for hardwood rangeland management – Monitoring hardwood rangeland resources: change detection in the southern Sierra, Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors and County Hardwood Policy Committee, Sonora, 20 people, 4/3/97.
  48. Sustaining oak woodland values in an urbanizing environment, California Urban Forest Council Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 150 people, 4/18/97.
  49. Developing hardwood retention guidelines for North Coast Forests, Hopland, CA, 15 people, 4/25/97.
  50. Developing and monitoring sustainable hardwood rangeland policies, Organized program with Larry Forero and taught section, Shasta County Public Policy Tour, 50 people, 5/3/97.
  51. Land use planning guidelines and monitoring strategies for hardwood rangelands, Amador County Planning Department and Local Planning Agencies, Jackson, 30 people, 5/9/97.
  52. Monitoring health of hardwood rangeland ecosystems, Forest Health Assessment Workshop, California Department of Forestry, Sacramento, 25 people, 6/6/97.
  53. Vineyards in an oak landscape: sustaining ecological values, San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara Grapes and Natural Resources Conference, Arroyo Grande, 150 people, 6/12/97.
  54. Developing models of urban expansion in oak woodlands, Biodiversity Council, Sacramento, 25 people, 8/19/97.
  55. Voluntary Guidelines – Do They Work? Coarsegold Resource Conservation District, Oak Woodlands Guidelines Workshop, Oakhurst, 40 people, 10/14/97.
  56. Introduction to management of California’s Hardwood Rangelands, Sonoma Co. Oak Guidelines Workshop, 50 people, 10/25/97.
  57. Trends, status, impacts on hardwood rangeland habitats, Napa Co. RCD meeting, Napa, 75 people, 2/2/98.
  58. Trends and Status of Hardwood Rangelands – Policy Issues, Organized concurrent session and spoke at annual meeting of California Park Rangers’ Association, San Luis Obispo, CA, 50 people, 3/10/98.
  59. Workshop on Assessing Trends and Land Use Change to Hardwood Rangeland Habitats, Tehama Co. Hardwood Committee, Red Bluff, 20 people, 4/30/98.
  60. Current status and trends of hardwood rangeland land use, Tuolumne Co. Oak Committee, 15 people, 5/22/98.
  61. Organized panel on Status of Hardwood Rangelands and spoke on “Current statewide trends affecting hardwood rangeland habitats,” Santa Barbara County Planning Department public meeting on oak woodland management, 100 people, 6/26/98.
  62. Change detection in oak woodlands, Research Update Meeting, Sacramento, 12 people, 7/1/98.
  63. The role of grazing in oak woodland conservation, Santa Clara County Planning GRASS (Grazing Land Assessment) Project, San Jose, 40 people, 9/30/98.
  64. Change detection in Tuolumne Co. Oak Woodlands and Implications for Conservation Policy, Tuolumne Co. Bd. of Supervisors’ Oak Committee, Sonora, 15 people, 10/29/98.
  65. Coordinated Research and Extension on Pitch Canker at the University of California, Calif. Dept. of Forestry Pest Management staff, Davis, CA, 15 people, 11/5/98.
  66. Sustaining hardwood rangeland ecosystems, Northern California Society of American Foresters annual meeting, Vallejo, CA, 100 people, 1/16/99.
  67. Current and future research to sustain westside Sierra Nevada oak woodlands, USFS Sierra Nevada Framework policy and management team, Sacramento, 35 people, 4/2/99.
  68. Sustainable Management of Oak Woodlands and Current Conservation Policies, Society for Range Management Range Camp, Elkus 4-H Ranch, San Mateo County, 35 people, 6/16/99.
  69. Change detection in Butte Co. Oak Woodlands and Implications for Conservation Policy, Butte County Agency Staff, Oroville, 12 people, 6/17/99.
  70. Change detection in Placer and Nevada Counties Oak Woodlands and Implications for Conservation Policy, Presentation to public and various county agencies, Auburn, 40 people, 6/29/99.
  71. Evaluating change in Butte Co. Oak Woodlands, Butte Co., 15 people, 7/1/99.
  72. New mortality agent in live oak and tanoak, Testimony to State Board of Forestry, Sacramento, 100 people, 11/3/99.
  73. Stump sprouting, growth, and long-term change of oak woodlands, Tehama Co. Oak Committee, Red Bluff, 35 people, 11/10/99.
  74. Tanoak and live oak mortality, Santa Cruz Co. Oak Mortality Task Force, 30 people, 11/15/99.
  75. Education approaches to mitigate pitch canker impacts, Pitch Canker Task Force Meeting, Monterey, 50 people, 1/19/00.
  76. Oak Dieback Strategic Planning, Marin Co., 25 people, 2/4/00.
  77. Oak dynamics, change and fire effects, Board of Forestry field tour, Oakhurst, 100 people, 5/2/00.
  78. Current Hardwood Policy Issues, Tulare Co. Cattlemen’s Association Meeting, 60 people, 6/1/00.
  79. Oak Woodland Conservation and Management, Range Camp – Society for Range Management, Swanton Pacific Ranch, Santa Cruz Co., 30 people, 6/21/00.
  80. Update on Sudden Oak Death, State Board of Forestry, Ukiah, CA, 150 people, 7/13/00.
  81. Changes in oak woodlands, Grass Valley, CA, 10 people, 8/7/00.
  82. Developing a structure for coordinating oak mortality research and extension, Santa Cruz, CA, 40 people, 8/10/00.
  83. Current research on sudden oak death, Presentation at COMTF meeting, Vallejo, CA, 150 people, 10/18/00.
  84. Current economic and policy issues in CA Forestry, Presentation to Delegation of Chinese Foresters, Berkeley, CA, 40 people, 10/25/00.
  85. Current research and extension programs by UC in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Resources Agency Tahoe Conservancy, 20 people, 10/30/00.
  86. In-service Training – Sudden Oak Death – Research Results, Education Material for CE Advisors and Co. Ag Commissions, Scotts Valley, CA, 35 people, 1/24/01.
  87. In-service Training – Sudden Oak Death – Research Results, Education Material for CE Advisors and Co. Ag Commissions – Novato, CA – 40 people, 1/25/01.
  88. Current research on sudden oak death, Presentation at COMTF meeting, San Rafael, CA, 150 people, 2/1/01.
  89. Current oak woodland conservation and policy issues, Presentation to CCA staff, Sacramento, CA, 10 people, 4/11/01.
  90. Changes in oak woodlands in the Sierra – current policy issues, Presentation to Tehama Co. Oak Advisory Committee, 20 people, 4/12/01.
  91. Current research on sudden oak death, Presentation at COMTF meeting, Ben Lomond, CA, 100 people, 4/26/01.
  92. Field evaluation and impacts of Sudden Oak Death, Presentation at Board of Forestry field trip, Soquel Demonstration State Forest, 100 people, 5/8/01.
  93. Current status of Sudden Oak Death – research, impacts, programs, Presentation at Board of Forestry meeting, Aptos, CA, 120 people, 5/9/01.
  94. Conservation strategies for range and forest land – California, Continuing Resource Investment Strategy Project (CCRISP) Production Lands Subcommittee, Santa Barbara, CA, 20 people, 5/11-5/12/01.
  95. Current UC Education Programs on Pine Pitch Canker, Presentation to Pitch Canker Task Force, Pacific Grove, CA, 45 people, 5/30/01.
  96. Meet with Australian Forestry officials, “Current Forestry Extension Program in California,” Berkeley, CA, 8 people, 7/2/01.
  97. Conservation priorities: forest and rangeland, CA Legacy Project, Sacramento, CA, 15 people, 7/19/01.
  98. “Conservation and Management for California’s Oak Woodlands,” Presented at NRCS in-service training program, Davis, CA, 40 people, 2/27/02.
  99. Organized peer review conference of the EMDS system – Santa Rosa, CA – 20 people, 4/11/02.
  100. Oak Woodland Status in the Northern Sacramento Valley, Tehama County Fish and Game Committee on “Oak Woodland Conservation Strategies and Trends,” Red Bluff, CA, 25 people, 9/10/02.
  101. Overview of research, extension and teaching programs in forestry, For visiting scientists from Chile, Berkeley Campus, 5 people, 11/4/02.
  102. Society for Range Management California Chapter Fall Meeting – Conservation Easements, “Economic issues of conservation easements on oak woodlands,” Harris Ranch, Coalinga, CA, 80 people, 11/5/02.
  103. Pitch Canker Task Force Meeting – “Educational programs on pitch canker” – Davis, CA – 75 people, 11/20/02.
  104. Tour of Digger Buttes Fire Lookout and opportunities for forestry demonstration area, Tehama County, 10 people, 12/10/02.
  105. Future research needs for Sudden oak death, Organized research gaps meeting, Richmond Field Station, 35 people, 12/18/02.
  106. Yolo County Resource Committee Seminar, “Oak Woodland Conservation Strategies in California,” Esparto, CA, 75 people, 3/27/03.
  107. California Forestry Association Annual Meeting, “Current forestry research and extension programs within UC,” Monterey, CA, 150 people, 2/3/04.
  108. Region 5, USFS Management Team, “Opportunities for adaptive management for Sierra Nevada conservation strategy,” Vallejo, CA, 30 people, 2/9/04.
  109. Calaveras County Oak Planning and Conservation Workshop for Policy Makers, “Economic benefits of oak conservation,” and “Status and Trends of oak woodlands in California,” San Andreas, CA, 30 people, 2/18/04.
  110. Calaveras County Oak Planning and Conservation Workshop for the Development Community, “Economic benefits of oak conservation,” and “Status and Trends of oak woodlands in California,” Valley Springs, CA, 20 people, 2/24/04.
  111. Calaveras County Oak Planning and Conservation Workshop for Homeowners, “Economic benefits of oak conservation,” and “Status and Trends of oak woodlands in California,” Tulloch Lake, CA, 15 people, 2/25/04.
  112. California State Legislature Staff and Member Briefing, “Forestry research and policy issues,” Sacramento, CA, 20 people, 3/10/04.
  113. Mendocino County Leadership Forum, “Designing a forestry research program at Jackson Demonstration State Forest,” Mendocino, CA, 90 people, 5/21/04.
  114. “Economic values of oak woodlands,” Presented at annual symposium of the California Licensed Foresters Association, Redding, CA, 160 people, 11/5/04.
  115. “Summary of Fire Resiliency Case Studies.” Concluding comments at UCCE/USDA Forest Service Fire Resiliency Conference. McClelland Field, Sacramento, CA, 200 people, 2/9/10.
  116. Presentation on Jackson Demonstration Forest Research Opportunities, State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, Sacramento, CA, 60 people – 7/13/11
  117. Forestry Education Programs at UC – Presentation to California Farm Bureau Federation Forestry Committee; 4/26/12 – 40 people
  118. Oak Regeneration Educational Programs – Presentation to USFWS Interagency Oak Restoration Panel – Cosumnes River Preserve (Sacramento Co.) – 5/9/12 – 15 people

 

Workshops and Conferences Organized

  1. Forest management for the absentee forest landowner. 6 evening lectures (UC Berkeley Campus) and full day field trip (Blodgett Forest Research Station), 1981 and1982.
  2. Management plans for nonindustrial forest landowners; Eureka, CA, 62 people 4/7/82; Sacramento, 70 people, 4/14/82; Redding, California, 65 people, 4/15/82.
  3. Intermediate photogrammetry field school, North Fork, CA, 40 people, 10/29-30/81.
  4. Use of programmable calculators in forestry, Redding, CA, 50 people, 2/12-13/82; Sacramento, CA, 70 people, 2/19-20/82.
  5. Workshop on using CRYPTOS growth model in forest management; Humboldt State University; 9/16-17/82; Ukiah, CA, 9/8/82 and 9/21/82.
  6. Eastside Pine Symposium, 1) Existing Growth and Yield Information for Eastside Pine in California; 2) “Economic Evaluation of Regeneration Projects in the Eastside Pine Type; Susanville, CA, 40 people, 6/15-17/82.
  7. Uneven-aged young growth forest management, Blodgett Forest Research Station, 45 people, 9/28-30/82.
  8. Master Tree Farmer – A volunteer program for forest landowners; Eldorado and Amador Counties; 11/5/85, 11/7/85, 11/12/85, 11/16/85, 1/14/86
  9. Small Tree Farm Management Conference; UNEX, Davis Campus; 12/7/85;
  10. Small Forest Landowner Conference, Redding California, Growth and yield models in forestry; 150 people present, 1986.
  11. Forest Landowner Class (taught ecology, silviculture, markets and marketing); Tuolumne County; 60 landowners present, 4/26/86 and 5/10/86
  12. Use of microcomputers in forestry; UCD; 40 people attended; 3/17-19/86 and 3/19-21/86
  13. Use of CRYPTOS and CACTOS growth models; Berkeley and Redding, CA, 114 people, 5/28/86, 6/4/86, 6/13/86, 6/25/86, 7/11/86, and 7/25/86.
  14. Farm Advisor training in hardwood management – measuring and assessing tree canopy; Sierra Foothill Range Station, 20 people, 9/13/85; and Paso Robles, 10 people, 9/19/85.
  15. Foothill Woodland Management Field Day; Presentation made on measuring and assessing oak tree canopy; Sierra Foothill Range Station; 9/14/85;
  16. Advanced use of CACTOS, the California Conifer Timber Output Simulator, Placerville and Redding, 75 people attended; March through May (3 workshops), 1987.
  17. Hardwood Workgroup meeting; 1) Hardwood forest management concepts; and 2) Decision-making for multiple use on hardwood rangelands. San Joaquin Experimental Range; 35 in attendance; 5/20-21/87.
  18. Microcomputers in Forestry; Davis Campus; 60 people; 10/1-2/87; 10/15-16/87; 10/29-30/87.
  19. Ranch Planning Workshop; Davis Campus; 45 people; 3/15-18/88
  20. Forest Taxation Workshop; Sacramento; 70 people; 3/29-30/88.
  21. Forest Thinning for Biomass, Redding, CA, 70 people; 8/10/88; 8/24/88; 9/7/88
  22. Advanced uses of CACTOS and CRYPTOS; 45 people; 12/12-13/88; 3/20-21/89; 3/22-23/89
  23. Use of Microcomputers in Forestry; Berkeley Campus, 40 people; 1/9-10/89; 1/11-12/89
  24. Public Information Workshop for Foresters; Sacramento; 170 people; 1/17-18/89; Willetts, CA, 1/19/89
  25. Oak Symposium, Attitudes and Responsibilities; Sacramento; 100 people; 1/23-24/89
  26. Use of the Wildlife Habitat Relationships Model in Natural Resource Management, Berkeley, CA, 25 people, 12/11-12/15/89.
  27. Sustainable Management of California’s Hardwood Rangelands, Nevada County Landowner Workshop, 200 people, 1/20/90.
  28. Amador County Landowner Workshop, Presentation on: “Sustainable management of California’s Hardwood Rangelands,” 110 people, 1/ 27/90.
  29. Tuolumne County Oak Symposium, Presentation on: “Economics of multiple use management on hardwood rangelands,” Columbia College, Sonora, CA, 150 people, 4/9/90.
  30. Kern County Oak Field Day, Presentation on: “Assessing the adequacy of natural oak regeneration,” 75 people, 6/ 2/90.
  31. Workshop on managing oaks for homeowners, Presentations on: “Issues affecting oak woodland sustainability,” and “Field tour to discuss oak woodland ecology,” Filoli Mansion, Woodside, CA, 130 people, 9/22/90.
  32. Oak Woodlands and Hardwood Rangeland Management Research Symposium, General Chair, Presented paper on: “Economic aspects of multiple use management,” Davis, CA, 300 people, 10/3-11/1/90.
  33. Native American Oak Woodland Workshop, Presentation on: “Natural regeneration of oaks on hardwood rangelands,” and “Evaluating stand structure, growth, and development of oak woodlands,” Sierra Foothill Range Field Station, Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, 30 people, 5/4/91.
  34. Organizer and moderator for Silviculture Working Group Concurrent Session at 1991 Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention, San Francisco, CA, 90 people, 8/6/91.
  35. Amador County Workshop on Biomass Thinning, Presentation on: “Economic and silvicultural aspects of biomass thinning in Sierra Nevada mixed conifers,” 35 people, 10/18/91.
  36. Living Among the Oaks Workshop, Presentation on: “Conserving oaks in the San Francisco Bay Area,” Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA, 210 people, 11/20-11/21/91.
  37. Coordinator of 1st Annual Conservation and Natural Resources Continuing Conference; DANR in-service/training/planning meeting, Idylwild, CA, 90 people, 5/18-5/20/93.
  38. Living Among California’s Oaks, Organized 5-evening series on oak ecology, conservation, and management, and taught a 2-hour session on 10/6/93 on oak woodland ecology and issues, Kern County, 50 people, 10/2-10/6/93.
  39. Organized and coordinated 7 regional one-day conferences on Conserving Oak Woodlands in Redding, Emeryville, Salinas, Stockton, San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Luis Obispo, attended by 750 people, between 12/93-3/94.
  40. The Second Annual Conservation and Natural Resources Continuing Conference, Organized and coordinated this Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources in-service training, program planning meeting, Blairsden, CA, 60 people, 5/3-5/5/94.
  41. Helped organize and conduct the Southern Sierra Oak Field Day, and taught section on long-term change of oak woodlands, and summary of current research topics, California Hot Springs, 40 people, 5/14/94.
  42. Helped organize Pacific Hardwoods Conference (with Forest Products Laboratory), Taught indoor section on sustainable hardwood management, and a field stop on hardwood management strategies in mixed conifer-hardwood stands, Willets, CA, 120 people, 6/2-3/94.
  43. Conservation of California’s Oak Woodlands, A Symposium for Calaveras County, Presentation on: “Oak Woodland Conservation Issues in California,” San Andreas, CA, 55 people, 10/21/94.
  44. Conservation of California’s Oak Woodlands, A Symposium for El Dorado County, Presentation on: “Oak Woodland Conservation Issues in California,” El Dorado Hills, CA, 20 people, 10/22/94.
  45. Helped organize 2-day Hardwood Workgroup Meeting, 1 day of research/extension results, and 1 day field trip of oak conservation activities in the Bay Area, 50 UC researchers and extension personnel, conservation groups, and resource management agency personnel, 12/7-12/8/94.
  46. Planned all aspects of 3rd Annual Conservation and Natural Resources Continuing Conference meeting; 2 days of in-service training, 1 day field tour, Tahoe City, CA, 70 people, 4/25-27/95.
  47. Monitoring Oak Woodlands, Organized and taught field-oriented workshop on monitoring methods, San Joaquin Experimental Range, 35 people, 5/9/95.
  48. Monitoring Oak Woodlands, Organized and taught field-oriented workshop on monitoring methods, Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, Browns Valley, CA, 35 people, 9/12-9/13/95.
  49. Monitoring California’s Oak Woodlands, Helped organize and taught field course directed to resource professionals and landowners, Dye Creek Preserve, Tehama County; 35 people, 11/13-11/14/95.
  50. Organized 5 Workshops on “Living Among the Oaks,” Taught session on ecology and management, 230 people total in California locations from 4/29-5/3/96: (1) Placerville, 40 people, 4/29/96; (2) Jackson, 60 people, 4/30/96; (3) Sonora, 50 people, 5/1/96; (4) Mariposa, 30 people, 5/2/96; and (5) North Fork, 50 people, 5/3/96.
  51. Sustainable Management of Hardwood Rangelands, Workshop on Management of Hardwood Rangelands, East Bay MUD, Pardee Reservoir, Organized and taught section, Amador County, 40 people, 6/5/96.
  52. Management Strategies for Sustaining Hardwood Rangelands, Presented at 4th annual Natural Resource Continuing Conference, Helped organize meeting and presented talk, San Joaquin Experimental Range, 60 people, 11/19/96.
  53. Hardwood management on commercial forest lands, Organized and presented lecture on hardwood silvicultural considerations in mixed conifer forests, Auburn and Blodgett Forest Research Station, 120 people, 10/1-10/2/97.
  54. Program Chair, “2nd International Oak Symposium,” Presented paper: “Sustaining oak woodlands in California’s urbanizing environment,” Huntington Botanical Gardens, Monrovia, 150 people, 10/21-10/23/97.
  55. Guidelines for Managing Hardwood Rangelands, Organized entire event, Presented 3 lectures: “Ecology and hardwood habitats,” “Economics and hardwood management strategies,” and “Field Introduction to Guidelines,” Orinda, East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD), 25 people, 10/28/97.
  56. Joint meeting of DANR Natural Resources Continuing Conference and Society for Range Management, “From the Mountains to the Sea,” Program Co-Chair, 90 people, 11/5-11/7/97.
  57. “Guidelines for Managing Hardwood Rangelands Workshop,” Organized program and taught 3 sections on: “Hardwood tree growth,” “Developing management plans;” and “Hardwood conservation issues and impacts,” Tehama County, 30 people, 11/13/97.
  58. “Assessing rangeland value – a workshop for county appraisers,” Organized workshop and taught section on rangeland value and economic assessment, Visalia, 35 people, 11/18-11/19/97.
  59. Committee for annual Natural Resources Continuing Conference, and Presentation on: “Opportunities for multi-state partnerships on salmonid conservation programs,” 3/11/07, Bodega Marine Laboratory, 70 people, 3/9-3/11/98.
  60. Guidelines for Managing Hardwood Rangelands, Organizer and Presentation on: “Hardwood rangeland trends, status, management strategies, and regeneration methods,” in 4 California locations: (1) Clovis, CA, High Sierra RCD, 25 people, 3/24/98; (2) Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, Browns Valley, 25 people, 4/30/98; (3) Calaveras County, 25 people, 5/7/98; and (4) Santa Barbara County, 35 people, 5/15/98.
  61. Tuolumne County Oak Management Workshop, Organized event and spoke on “Assessing economic values of oaks in urbanizing areas,” Jamestown, 40 people, 5/22/98.
  62. “Thinning blue oak woodlands – role in sustaining ecosystem values,” Organized workshop and field presentation, California Hot Springs, Tulare County, 25 people, 5/8/99.
  63. “A Future for Valley Oak,” Planned this state-of-knowledge meeting, Visalia, CA, 140 people, 6/2-6/4/99.
  64. “Wildfire Management at the Urban Interface,” Planned Bay Area regional workshop of the Wildand Fire Hazard Abatement Workgroup, Forest Products Lab, Richmond, 20 people, 6/7/99.
  65. Forest Landowner Workshop, Richmond, 15 people, 8/13-8/14/99.
  66. Field evaluation of Sudden Oak Death, Scotts Valley, 15 people, 9/1/99.
  67. Albright Lecture: Carl Pope, Berkeley, 150 people, 4/11/00.
  68. Forest Research Colloquium, Forestry Workgroup and Center for Forestry, Berkeley, 50 people, 5/9-5/10/00.
  69. DANR Natural Resource Continuing Conference, Program Chair, So. Lake Tahoe, 60 people, 5/15-5/16/00.
  70. Second Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals, “Excellence Through Partnerships,” So. Lake Tahoe, 300 people, 5/16-5/18/00.
  71. General Coordinator of NRCC Meeting, Newport Beach, CA, 70 people, 4/23-4/25/01.
  72. Introduction to the North Coast Watershed Assessment Program, Meeting organizer, Fortuna, CA, 90 people, 5/9/01.
  73. Introduction to the North Coast Watershed Assessment Program, Meeting organizer, Fort Bragg, CA, 60 people, 5/10/01.
  74. Variable Retention Silviculture Workshop, Blodgett Forest Research Station, 90 people, 6/29/01.
  75. Organized Fire Workgroup Meeting, Presentation: “Effects of wildfire on blue oak in the northern Sacramento Valley,” Richmond, CA, 50 people, 3/5-3/6/02.
  76. Moderator and session chair, Wildlife in California’s Oak Woodlands, Annual meeting of The Wildlife Society, Visalia, CA, 200 people, 3/8/02.
  77. Organized meeting of DANR Natural Resource Coordinating Conference, Sacramento, 70 people, 4/1-4/3/02.
  78. Sudden Oak Death Training Program, “Changes in stand structure of oak woodlands in SOD-infected areas,” Placerville, CA, 35 people, 7/18/02.
  79. Sierra Nevada Science Symposium, General Co-Chair, North Lake Tahoe, CA, 310 people, 10/7-10/10/02.
  80. Oaks in California’s Changing Landscape, General Co-Chair of Conference. 6 Presentations: (1) Value of oak woodlands and open space on private property values in Southern California – poster; (2) Modeling the effectiveness of tree planting to mitigate habitat loss in blue oak woodlands; (3) Effects of fire and browsing on regeneration of blue oak; (4) Effects of wildfire on blue oak in the northern Sacramento valley; (5) Working woodlands: public demand, owner management, and government intervention in conserving Mediterranean ranches and dehesas; and (6) Sudden oak death: Disease trends in Marin County plots after one year. San Diego, 250 people, 10/23-10/25/02.
  81. Coastal Forest Research and Extension Colloquium, Chair, and General talk on trends in redwood timber prices, 3/26/03, Berkeley Campus, 50 people, 3/25-3/26/03.
  82. Organized study tour and seminar of California oak woodlands for Spanish scientists in Berkeley, Hopland, Redding, Red Bluff, Grass Valley, Coalinga, San Luis Obispo, and Monterey, 20 people, 4/11-4/19/03.
  83. Chair of Western Chapter, National Association of Profession Forestry Schools and Colleges Annual Meeting, Blodgett Forest, 30 people, 5/7-5/8/03.
  84. Chair, DANR Natural Resource Coordinating Conference – Role of Field Stations in Natural Resource Research and Extension, Monterey, CA, 75 people, 5/28-5/30/03.
  85. Summit on Forest Science, Organizer and Chair, Claremont Hotel, Berkeley, CA, 90 people, 11/4-11/6/03.
  86. Research overview and symposium – Sudden Oak Death, Chair and Organizer, Richmond Field Station, 55 people, 2/5-2/6/04.
  87. Redwood Region Science Symposium, Chair and Organizer, and Presentation on Redwood price trends in the redwood region, Rohnert Park, CA, 210 people, 3/15-3/17/04.
  88. ANR Natural Resource Coordinating Conference – Water Resource Programs, Chair and Organizer, Redding, CA, 60 people, 4/28-4/30/04.
  89. Workshop on “A Planner’s Guide to Managing and Conserving Hardwood Rangelands,” Organizer and Presentation on: “Economic considerations in planning and conservation of oak woodlands in California,” Riverside, CA, 85 people, 12/2/04.
  90. 2nd Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, Organizer of International Science Symposium, Monterey, CA, 220 people, 1/18-1/21/05.
  91. California Forests Futures Conference, Co-Chair, Sacramento Convention Center, 250 people, 5/23-5/24/05.
  92. UC Systemwide Research and Education Programs in Wildfire, General Chair and Organizer of All-Day Session for State Board of Forestry and Staff of Legislative Natural Resource Committees, Sacramento, CA, 150 people, 5/8/08
  93. Redwood Science Planning Workshop and Planning Retreat. Coordinated team of 10 scientists to provide input to Calfire State Forest Staff and Jackson Demonstration Forest Advisory Group on research planning at Jackson Demonstration State Forest. 25 people (by invitation). February 1-2, 2010. UC Berkeley Faculty Club.
  94. Shasta County Oak Management Field Day (co-organized with Larry Forero and Gary Nakamura), and presented talks on oak silviculture, oak coppice management, economic values of oak woodland management. Shasta County, 4/24/10, 35 people.
  95. Organized the Oak Woodland Management Webinar Series – 4 two-hour webinar series (3/15. 3/22. 3/29, 4/5, 2011, and 3 all day field trips (4/4/16, 4/30, 6/30 2011). Gave presentations on management planning, oak silviculture, economic values. 128 people participated, and also saved for future retrieval on the oak conservation website (see: http://ucanr.org/sites/oak_range/Oak_Webinars/)
  96. General Chair of the Redwood Science Symposium – “Coast Redwood Forests in a Changing California” – Held at UC Santa Cruz (co-chairs were Doug Piirto, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, John Stuart, Humboldt State Univ.), June 21-23, 2010, 280 attendees (79 science papers, 40 poster presentations).
  97. “Ties to the Land” Estate Planning for Forest Landowners Series – Organized 4 sessions of a statewide effort – 10/17/11 and 1/12/12 (Placerville, CA) – 11/8/11 and 1/17/12 (Ukiah, CA) – 40 people involved in the sessions
  98. Coordinated Forest Management Planning – A Workshop for Foresters – Organized and publicized a series of workshops for Calfire and NRCS on the Integrated Forest Management Planning Process – 3/7/12 (Train the Trainer Webinar); 3/15/12 (Ukiah), 3/20/12 (Redding), 3/21/12 (Eureka), 3/27/12 (Jamestown) and 3/29/12 (Auburn) – 150 participants
  99. Oak Planning Webinar Series – 4 two-hour webinar (3/8, 15, 22, 29/2012) series and 2 all day field trips (4/21/12 at Hopland Res. and Ext. Center; 5/5/12 Sierra REC) – Organized and moderated entire workshop and made presentations on “Oak Ecology and Biology (3/8/12); Economics of Conservation (3/22/12) – 90 participants
  100. Geospatial Technology Workshop for Natural Resource Managers – Organized two-day workshop together with Maggi Kelly and Mike DeLasaux – 6/6-7/12 – Meadow Valley, CA – 20 people

 

General Outreach Presentations

  1. Management of small megalopolitan forest land holdings. Presented at: Forestry at the Urban/Wildland Interface Conference, Santa Cruz, CA, 55 people, 9/80.
  2. California Christmas Tree Growers’ Short Course and Seminar, Visalia, CA, 250 people, 1/29-31/82.
  3. Management systems for Christmas trees, Presented at: Calaveras County Christmas Tree Tour, West Point, CA, 35 people. 1982.
  4. Livestock Farm Advisor Training Conference; 1) Inventory Methods for California Hardwoods; 2) Marketing Forest Products; Red Bluff, CA, 45 people, 1982.
  5. Energy plantations – Establishment, care, harvesting, and economic evaluation; Presented at UCR University Extension Course: Growing and Using Wood for Fuel, Riverside, CA, 1982.
  6. Biomass farming in California; Presented at Nursery Field Day, U.C. Davis Dept. of Environmental Horticulture, 250 people, 1982.
  7. An economic framework for considering regeneration expenses, Presented at: Harsh Site Regeneration Conference, Redding, CA, 300 people, 10/14-15/81.
  8. Wood as an energy source; Interview on 30-minute TV show, “Focus on Farming”, KXTV, Sacramento; 12/26/81.
  9. Wood for home heating; Presented at Napa County Agric. Consortium. 30 people, 1982.
  10. Management of small farm woodlots for energy; Presented at: Small Farms Conference; UCD; 50 people present; 2/15/86.
  11. “Eucalyptus growth and yield”; Presented at Forestry Farm Advisor’s Training Conference; Redding; CA, 15 present, 3/14/86
  12. Second year results of Eucalyptus species trial; Presented at Yuba County Eucalyptus field day; Sierra Foothill Range Station; 120 people present; 1986
  13. Eucalyptus Borer Workshop; 1) Management of Eucalyptus plantations to minimize potential attack by the Eucalyptus borer; and 2) Marketing Eucalyptus mortality; East Bay Regional Park District Tilden Park; 50 people present, 9/8/86.
  14. The economics of tree planting and the Conservation Reserve Program; presented at the Yolo County RCD forestry seminar on the Conservation Reserve Program; Woodland, CA, 120 in attendance, 10/18/86.
  15. Nevada County Hardwood Management Symposium; “Introduction to hardwood range management”; and “Value of oaks in rural subdivisions”; 4/24/87
  16. Value of oaks in rural subdivisions; Presentation at the Glenn County Hardwood Range Management Seminar, 4/8/87.
  17. Forestry for 4-H Youth; Elkus 4-H Ranch, San Mateo County; 40 people; 11/21/87.
  18. Oak firewood harvesting for sustained yield; Presented at Oak Field Day, San Luis Obispo County; 70 people; 5/12/88.
  19. Planting eucalyptus, growth and yield of eucalyptus; Presented at Eucalyptus Field Day; Sierra Foothill Range Field Station, Yuba County; 100 people; 6/4/88.
  20. Eucalyptus growth and yield and management considerations; Presented at Western Forest Genetics Association annual meeting, Davis Campus, 150 people, 6/9/88.
  21. Forestry concepts and importance in the Sierra Foothills; Presented at: Yuba County Agriculture Field Day; 140 people; 10/5/88.
  22. The Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program in California. Poster presentation at the SAF National Conference, Rochester, New York; 10/18/88.
  23. Agroforestry concepts and potential in California; Presented at the Agroforestry Conference, Davis Campus; 75 people; 10/28/88.
  24. Forestry concepts and issues for youth; La Honda YMCA Camp, San Mateo County; 20 people; 1/20/89
  25. Oak values in subdivisions; Presented at: Construction Among the Oaks Workshop; Santa Rosa; 150 people; 1/26/89
  26. A dynamic policy analysis of California’s hardwood rangelands; Presented at Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Billings, Montana; 2/21/89.
  27. Holistic Resource Management Workshop; 1) Managing oaks for sustained yield; 2) Potential for Eucalyptus management; Stonyford, Glenn County; 50 people; 2/28/89.
  28. An education and research program for California’s hardwood rangelands; Presented at Seminar Series on California’s Hardwood Rangelands, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; 40 people; 3/9/89.
  29. Monitoring oaks on hardwood rangelands; Presented at SRM Continuing Education Program, San Luis Obispo; 20 people; 4/13/89
  30. Managing agricultural lands for wood products; Davis Campus; 90 people; 4/29/89.
  31. Oak firewood harvesting for sustained yield; Presented at Oak Field Day, Monterey County; 90 people; 5/4/89.
  32. Shearing Christmas tree workshop, Shasta County, 20 people, 6/24/89.
  33. Current issues in California forestry, Presented at: Redwood Region Conservation Council workshop, Arcata, CA, 60 people, 8/22/89.
  34. Monitoring oaks on hardwood rangelands, Presented at Society for Range Management Continuing Education Program, San Joaquin Experimental Range, Madera County, 25 people, 10/3/89.
  35. Oak firewood harvesting for sustained yield, Presented at Oak Field Day, San Luis Obispo County, 70 people, 11/8/89.
  36. 1990 Small Farms Conference, Visalia, CA: (1) Growth and yield of short-rotation, intensively managed biomass plantations and (2) Considerations in management of Christmas trees as a farm products, 60 people, 2/16/90.
  37. Oak conservation and careers in natural resources, Dewitt-Nelson Center (California Youth Authority), Stockton, CA, 50 people, 11/14/89.
  38. Overview of conservation issues affecting hardwood rangelands, A Day for Oaks conference, Rohnert Park, CA, 200 people, 3/26/90.
  39. Managing rangelands for alternative enterprises: fuelwood, Christmas trees, biomass, Tuolumne/Merced County Ranch Management Workshop, Oakdale, CA, 55 people, 3/27/90.
  40. Monitoring growth, development and structure of oaks woodlands, Fresno State University CATI conference on Monitoring Hardwood Rangelands, San Joaquin Experimental Range, Madera County, CA, 40 people, 4/19/90.
  41. Sustainable forest management, Amador County Master Tree Farmer Workshop, Plymouth, CA, 15 people, 6/9/90.
  42. Assessing wildlife impacts of biomass harvesting using WHR, UCCE Biomass Workshop, Shasta County, 120 people, 6/20/90.
  43. Careers in Natural Resources, Presentation at Mira Vista School, El Cerrito, CA, 400 children, 3/28/91.
  44. Conservation issues affecting California’s oak woodlands, Oak Restoration Short Course, Sierra Foothill Range Field Station, 80 people, 4/10/91.
  45. Sustainable management practices for hardwood rangelands, Eldorado County Oak Symposium, Placerville, CA, 75 people, 9/20/91.
  46. Careers in natural resources, Birch Lane School, Davis, CA, 37 people, 12/2/91.
  47. Conservation issues affecting California’s hardwood rangeland resources, Presentation to citizens’ group, Davis, CA, 120 people, 3/18/92.
  48. Ecology and value of oak woodlands, Butte County oak management workshop, Oroville, CA, 20 people, 9/24/92.
  49. Summary Comments: Planning and conservation of oak woodland value, Presented at Oak Woodland Conservation at the Urban Interface Conference; Sacramento, CA, 250 people, 11/4/92.
  50. Educational tools for oak woodland conservation, Presented at a Day for the Oaks, Napa, CA, 200 people, 11/14/92.
  51. Overview of Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program; presented at Sierra Field Station Oak Restoration Workshop, 100 people, 4/8/93.
  52. Overview of Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, Presented at Sierra Field Station Oak Restoration Workshop, 70 people, 4/15/93.
  53. Oak Woodland Conservation Programs, Presented at CAL Open House, Berkeley Campus, 250 people, 4/24/93.
  54. Conserving California’s Oak Woodlands, Presented at Lake County Master Gardeners Training Program, Clear Lake, CA, 20 people, 5/10/93.
  55. Economic value of wild pig hunting on California’s hardwood rangelands, Presented at Wild Pig Symposium, San Luis Obispo, CA, 150 people, 5/26/93.
  56. Presentation on sustainable oak firewood harvesting on hardwood rangelands, Presented at the Conserving Oak Woodlands conference, Redding, CA, 110 people, 12/7/93.
  57. Planning strategies for conserving California’s hardwood rangelands, Presented to Southern Sierra Chapter of the American Planner’s Association and Tulare County Planning Dept., Visalia, CA, 45 people, 1/20/94.
  58. Oak woodland conservation issues in the central Sierra Nevada, Presented at the Conserving Oak Woodlands conference, Stockton, CA, 65 people, 2/9/94.
  59. Oak woodland conservation issues in the Bay Area, Presented at the Conserving Oak Woodlands conference, Emeryville, CA, 90 people, 2/16/94.
  60. Monitoring trends in oak woodlands – considerations for land use planning, Presented at the Conserving Oak Woodlands conference, San Diego, CA, 90 people, 2/22/94.
  61. General facilitator and field trip speaker at the Forestry Institute for Teachers, Quincy, CA, 50 people, 8/15/94.
  62. Moderator of educational program on oak regeneration and restoration (organized by Doug McCreary) at the Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, 80 people, 5/2/95.
  63. Oak woodland issues, Presented at Ag-Media Roundtable, sponsored by UC San Joaquin Valley Office, Fresno, CA, 35 people, 8/22/95.
  64. Issues affecting oak woodland sustainability, Presentation at Tulare County Oak Conference, 25 people, 10/25/95.
  65. A Program for Conserving California’s Oak Woodlands, Presentation to DANR North Central Region Colloquium; Murphy’s, Calaveras County, 80 people, 11/28/95.
  66. New Research and Policies Affecting Hardwood Rangelands, Presentation at Central Sierra Nevada Cooperative Extension Workgroup, Sutter Creek, Amador County, 15 people, 1/9/96.
  67. Growth and Yield Model for Blue Oaks, Presentation at Oak Symposium, Cal Poly SLO, 120 people, 3/19/96.
  68. Education/Research as Conservation Policy, Oak Symposium, Cal Poly SLO, 120 people, 3/20/96.
  69. Effects of Urbanization on Hardwood Rangeland Sustainability, Tehama County Field Day, 80 people, 4/23/96.
  70. Defining Sustainability of California’s Hardwood Rangelands, Presentation at Sustainable Landscapes Workshop presented by UCD University Extension, Monterey, 30 people, 5/29/96.
  71. Forestry issues in California, Guide at State Fair Forestry Center, Sacramento, CA, 750 people, 8/21/96.
  72. Advances in monitoring hardwood rangeland landscapes, Sacramento, 15 people, 8/30/96.
  73. Local monitoring strategies and results in the southern Sierra, Presented at 4th annual Natural Resource Continuing Conference, Visalia, 60 people, 11/21/96.
  74. Oak woodlands and vineyard expansion – Sustaining habitat values, Organized session and gave talk at Cal Homecoming Weekend Seminar, 35 people, 9/19/97.
  75. Models of Oak Sprouting in the Northern California, Presented at International Meeting of Society for Range Management, Guadalajara, MX, 75 people, 2/9/98.
  76. Management of Small Parcels on Hardwood Rangelands, Presentation at “Hardwood rangeland trends, status, management strategies,” Placerville, CA, 25 people, 4/14/98.
  77. New economic opportunities on hardwood rangelands, Presented at Alternative Economic Opportunities for Foothill Properties, Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center, Browns Valley, 25 people, 4/25/98.
  78. Current Issues Facing California’s Hardwood Rangelands, Presented to Mariner’s Group, Davis, CA, 50 people, 5/12/98.
  79. Oak woodland conversion and vineyards, Radio interview on KZYX (NPR Affiliate), Ukiah – aired throughout North Coast of California, 7/9/98.
  80. Research and Extension in Forestry in the University of California – Opportunities for Collaboration, Presentation to Sierra Pacific Industries Management Team, Anderson, CA, 10 people, 9/10/98.
  81. Current forestry programs at Berkeley, Presentation at Forestry Alumni Reception at Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Traverse City, MI, 60 people, 9/20/98.
  82. Research and Extension in Forestry in the University of California – Opportunities for Collaboration, Presentation to Vestra Resources, Redding, CA, 10 people, 10/13/98.
  83. Assessing the economic values of hardwood rangelands, Presented at Estate Planning Workshop, UCCE and Rangeland Trust, Jackson, CA, 40 people, 2/8/99.
  84. Sustaining California’s Oak Woodlands, Presented at Oaks and Vineyards Shortcourse, UCCE, Santa Maria, CA, 70 people, 2/23/99.
  85. Overview of forest and oak woodland management – pests, planting, management, policies, Presented to Central Sierra Master Gardeners’ Training, UCCE, Auburn, 100 people, 3/23/99.
  86. Sustainable Management of Oak Woodlands and Current Conservation Policies, Presented at Oak Woodland Planning Conference, Placerville, 30 people, 6/15/99.
  87. Current forestry programs at Berkeley, Presentation at Forestry Alumni Annual Picnic, Forestry Summer Camp, Meadow Valley, 100 people, 7/18/99.
  88. Dedication of H. Vaux Forest Education Center and Forestry Symposium, Blodgett Forest, 150 people, 7/23-7/24/99.
  89. SJ Hall Lecture in Industrial Forestry – Patrick Moore, Berkeley, 200 people, 9/24/99.
  90. The Role of CE Natural Resource Specialist, to DANR Management Team, Berkeley, 40 people, 9/28/99.
  91. Sudden Oak Death – Mortality of Tanoaks, Presentation at ISF Hardwood Management Conference, Redway, CA, 250 people, 10/7/99.
  92. Ecology and Care of Oaks in Urban Forests, Presentation at Marin CE Urban Horticulture Forum, 250 people, 10/15/99.
  93. Wildland Fire Workgroup, Chico, 25 people, 10/20/99.
  94. Assessing fire damaged oaks, Fire and Oak Symposium, Shasta College, 150 people, 11/1/99.
  95. Fire History and Restoration of Stand Structure in Blue Oak Woodlands, Presentation at California Association of Fire Ecology Conference, San Diego, 200 people, 11/18/99.
  96. The effect of thinning blue oak rangelands in California’s southern Sierra Nevada, National meeting of Society for Range Management, Boise, Idaho, 100 people, 2/15/00.
  97. Tulare County Rangeland Value Symposium – Principles of Rangeland Appraisal, Tulare County, 150 people, 4/4/00.
  98. Oak stump sprouting, Oak Regeneration Symposium – SFREC, 100 people, 4/27/00.
  99. Assessing oak mortality complex, Marin County, 30 people, 4/28/00.
  100. Research Needs for Assessing Oak Mortality Complex, Marin County Oak Decline Workshop, Marin County, 90 people, 5/26/00.
  101. Forestry research and extension, Presentation to California Alumni Foresters summer field meeting, Meadow Valley, CA, 75 people, 7/15/00.
  102. Change in Sierra Nevada Oak Woodlands, Sacramento, CA, 156 people, 8/25/00.
  103. Thinning Blue Oaks in the Southern Sierra, Presentation to Oak Conservation Workgroup Annual Meeting, Richmond, CA, 40 people, 3/16/01.
  104. Sudden Oak Death: An Update, Presentation to Berkeley Rotary Club, Berkeley, CA, 125 people, 4/4/01.
  105. Training on Oak Conservation and Management Issues, Central Sierra Master Gardeners’ Training Session, 35 people, 4/5/01.
  106. California Alumni Foresters Annual Picnic, “Status of Forestry Program at Cal,” Meadow Valley, CA, 125 people, 7/20/02.
  107. Future of Wildland Fire Efforts, Wrap-up Talk at Wildland Fire Conference, Oakland, CA, 200 people, 10/10-10/11/02.
  108. Status of forestry teaching, research and extension, California Alumni Foresters’ Annual Banquet, Berkeley, CA, 100 people, 10/18/02.
  109. Economic considerations of forestry investments, Forest Landowner Workshop, Shasta College, Redding, CA, 30 people, 10/25/02.
  110. Value of oak woodlands and open space on private property values in Southern California, Presented at National Conference on Urban-Wildland Interface, Gainesville, FL, 200 people, 11/8/02.
  111. Presentation on Forestry for Pioneer Elementary School, Davis, CA, 28 people, 11/12/02.
  112. Managing oaks in urban landscapes, Annual Turfgrass and Landscape Conference, Buena Park, CA, 140 people, 12/12/02.
  113. Chair of Sudden Oak Death Science Symposium, Monterey, CA, 300 people, 12/16-12/18/02.
  114. Current forestry research synopsis, Blodgett Forest Research Symposium, Blodgett Forest, 35 people, 2/7/03.
  115. DANR Fire Workgroup Annual Meeting, Richmond Field Station, 45 people, 2/27/03.
  116. Forestry in California – Current Programs, Trends, Future Planning and Needs, Presentation at DANR Program Council Meeting, UC Davis, 8 people, 3/11/03.
  117. Monitoring strategies for oak woodland stands, Presentation at Monitoring Oak Woodland Continuing Education Seminar, Morro Bay, CA, 70 people, 4/1/03.
  118. Participant, Western Forestry Leadership Coalition Annual Meeting: Contributions of western forestry schools – teaching, research and extension, Kona, Hawaii, 150 people, 5/19/03.
  119. Economics of oak woodland conservation, Planner’s Workshop on Oak Woodlands, Sacramento, CA, 100 people, 6/3/03.
  120. Current forestry teaching, research and extension programs in CNR, California Alumni Foresters Annual Picnic, Meadow Valley, CA, 125 people, 7/19/03.
  121. Forestry issues in California, Cal Expo, State Fair, Sacramento, 1,000 people, 8/20/03.
  122. Forestry at Cal, California Alumni Foresters Annual Banquet, Berkeley Campus, 120 people, 10/3/03.
  123. Careers, opportunities and issues in forestry, Forestry Merit Badge presentation, Berkeley Campus, 15 people, 1/26/04.
  124. Defensible fuel zones – Opportunity costs and silvicultural inputs, Oroville, CA, 25 people, 2/10/04.
  125. Forestry research and policy issues, California Forestry Association Legislative Reception, Sacramento, CA, 120 people, 3/10/04.
  126. Monitoring Oak Woodland Stands, Presentation at Oak Conservation and Fire Monitoring Workgroups Joint Meeting, 5/6/04, San Diego, CA, 60 people, 5/5-5/6/04.
  127. Current forestry curriculum at UC, and transfer requirements from community college, College of Redwoods Forestry Curriculum Workshop, Eureka, CA, 25 people, 6/5-6/6/04.
  128. What’s new in California Forestry? California Alumni Foresters Annual Picnic, Meadow Valley, CA, 150 people, 7/26/04.
  129. Current status of forestry at UC Berkeley, UC Alumni Reception, Society of American Foresters’ National Meeting, Edmonton, Canada, 45 people, 10/4/04.
  130. Trends in infection and mortality of coastal woodlands due to Sudden Oak Death, Poster presentation at annual University of California Exotic Pest Conference, Alameda, CA, 75 people, 10/13/04.
  131. Value of ecosystem services on oak woodlands: role in planning and management. Presented at Oak Regeneration and Rangeland Monitoring Workshop, San Luis Obispo, CA. 70 people. 12/9/09.
  132. California’s Forests and Oak Woodlands: Status, trends, issues. Presented at UCCE Napa County Master Gardener Training session. Napa, CA, 2/25/10, 75 people.
  133. Short Rotation, Intensively Cultured Biomass Plantations: Production and Economic Issues. Presented at Berkeley Biofuels Conference, organized by Energy Biosciences Institute. Berkeley Faculty Club, 6/25/10, 80 people,
  134. California’s Oak Woodlands: Its All Connected. Presentation to the “Close to Home” Seminar Series (East Bay Environmental Community Group). Montclair, CA, 9/13/10, 110 people.
  135. California Oak Woodlands – Management, Economic and Conservation Strategies. Presented at Napa County Winegrowers Forum. Napa, CA, 3/25/11, 105 people.
  136. Policy issues on private oak woodlands in California, and the role of genomics in conservation. Panelist at Oak Genomics Working Group, June 24, 2011, UC Davis. 30 people.
  137. “Sustainable Management Strategies”; “Coppice Management” – Presented at San Luis Obispo County Resource Conservation District Oak Management Field Day – Paso Robles, CA – 10/12/12 – 100 people
  138. “Silviculture and Vegetation Management” – Presentation to UC Cooperative Extension Forest Stewardship Webinar Series – 11/9/11 – 75 people
  139. “Ecosystem Services on Forest Lands” – Presentation to UC Cooperative Extension Forest Stewardship Webinar Series – 11/16/11
  140. “Economic Analysis of Forest Investments” – Presentation to UC Cooperative Extension Forest Stewardship Webinar Series – 11/30/11
  141. Forest and Oak Woodland Web Tools – Presentation to ANR Range Workgroup – Davis Campus – 1/18/12

 

Campus Guest Lectures

  1. ESPM 10/11 – Introduction to Forestry (Guest lectures on oak woodland conservation and sustainable management) – 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  2. ESPM 125 – Silviculture; ESPM 225 – Advanced Silviculture (Guest lecture on silviculture of Mediterranean oak woodlands; energy and forestry) – 1989, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  3. ESPM 39 – Field Studies in Research Management (Guest lecture on conservation strategies for oak woodlands) – 3/6/92
  4. ESPM 137 – Range and Woodland Management (Guest lecture on hardwood rangeland dynamics and sustainable management) – 9/13/96
  5. ESPM 136 – Forest Health (Lecture on sudden oak death, oak woodland insects and disease issues) – 2001, 2002, 2003
  6. ESPM 201A – ESPM Fall Seminar (Lecture on: “Old Mission, New Century:  California’s Land Grant Tradition in the Face of Modern Resource Problems”), 10/20/08
  7. ESPM 105 (Sustainable Forestry Practices), 4/28/99.
  8. Ecological Field Methods short course participant. Participated in College of Natural Resources outreach to outstanding minority students with an interest in natural resource careers. Taught a one-hour lecture on oak woodland conservation, and a six-hour field session on monitoring and ecology principles in oak woodlands, Berkeley Campus and Briones Regional Park, 25 students, 1994, 1995, 1996
  9. Range economics; decision-making methods, U.C. Davis Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 45 people, 5/31/89
  10. An overview of research and extension impacts of the Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, Dept. of Forestry and Res. Management Range/Wildlife/Fisheries Luncheon Seminar Series, 10/25/91.
  11. Conservation biology issues affecting California’s hardwood rangelands, Guest lecture at graduate conservation biology class at UCD.
  12. Hardwood Rangeland Issues, 1-hour lecture at UCB Forest Forum, Dept. of Env. Science, Policy and Mgt., 30 people, 10/13/93.
  13. Impacts and policy actions of California spotted owl conservation, 1-hour lecture at UCB Forest Forum, Dept. of Env. Science, Policy and Mgt., 30 people, 12/1/93.
  14. The Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Conservation, Presented at the College of Natural Resources Environmental Forum, Berkeley Campus, 30 people, 3/2/94.
  15. Biodiversity in an urban environment, UC Berkeley seminar, 15 people, 2/6/97.
  16. Research and Extension in Forestry in the University of California – Opportunities for Collaboration, Presentation at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Faculty Meeting, San Luis Obispo,20 people, 7/15/98.
  17. Seminar Presentation at “Dean’s Night Out,” (Lecture on conservation policy issues) – 2000, 2002
  18. “Forestry Education Opportunities at Berkeley,” Presentation to Kern River Community College Forestry Students, Berkeley, 25 students and faculty, 12/3/98.
  19. “Conservation of California’s Oak Woodlands – Economic Values and Silvicultural Options.” Presented at Fall, Ecosystem Sciences Seminar Series. Berkeley, CA. 9/8/10. 30 people.
  20. Valuing Oak Woodlands in an Urbanizing California. Presented at Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning lecture series/colloquium, Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley, 9/29/10, 30 people.

 

Regular Campus Classes Taught

  1. ESPM 101E – Forest Management – Capstone course for Forestry Summer Camp program – Meadow Valley, CA – 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012
  2. ESPM 105D – Forest Management and Assessment – Capstone course for Forestry Summer Camp program – Meadow Valley, CA – 2013, 2014
  3. ESPM 198/298 – William Main Distinguished Visitor Program – 1999, 2000
  4. ESPM 189 – Senior Seminar in Forestry, Berkeley Campus, Spring semester 2004.
  5. ESPM 299S – ESPM Seminar (with Professor Tallbear). Spring Semester 2011.
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