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California SAF 2023 Annual Meeting: Forestry in the Redwoods: Growth, Reforestation & Resilience

January 26, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 28, 2023 @ 11:00 am PST

California SAF, in partnership with Cal Poly Humboldt and College of the Redwoods, is hosting the
2023 Winter SAF Meeting in the majestic redwoods of Northern California. The three-day event will
highlight local forestry projects, agencies, organizations, and student activities.

To learn more and to register, visit https://californiasaf.org/2022/12/10/california-saf-2023-winter-meeting-registration-is-now-open/.

Conference Location:
• Cal Poly Humboldt Great Hall Community Center — (CCCTR) 260
1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA 95521
• All meetings are at the College Creek “Great Hall,” which is upstairs in the College Creek Market (Community) building. College Creek Market is at the Corner of Harpst and Rossow Streets in Arcata. This is on campus.
• Parking – there is a cost to park. Carpooling is recommended. Parking Kiosks are throughout the parking lot.

January 26th, Thursday evening: Career Night
Location: Great Hall Community Center
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Pizza Dinner / Reception
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Career Panel – Presentations by Cal Fire, Green Diamond, USFS, Sierra Pacific
Industries, & Usal Redwood Forest Company

January 27th Friday Morning/Afternoon
Location: Great Hall Community Center
8:00 am – 8:00 am Registration & light breakfast
8:30 am – 9:00 am Dr. Eric Riggs, Dean of the College of Natural Resources & Sciences, Cal Poly
Humboldt – Cal Poly Transition and Opportunities for Forestry & Natural Resources
9:00 – 9:15 am Rachelle Hedges & Karin Linnen, California SAF, Welcome to the Redwoods
9:15 -10:00 am Student Chapter Updates
10:00 -10:15 am Break
10:15 -11:00 am Keynote Speaker: Dawn Blake, Forestry Director, Yuork Tribe & Member of the California Board of Forestry & Fire Protection
11:00 -12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 – 3:00 pm Panel Moderator – Karin Linnen, California SAF
• Dr. Daniel Lipe, Assistant Professor – Indigenous Science, Department of
Environmental Science & Management, Cal Poly Humboldt – Forest
Restoration & Education
• Mark Andre, RPF, Retired Director of Environmental Services for the City of
Arcata, – Arcata Community Forests and Emerging Community Forests
• Linwood Gil, RPF, Chief Forester for the Usal Redwood Forest Company –
Current Restoration Projects with Usal Redwood Company
• Elicia Goldsworthy, Forest Policy & Communications Manager & Brita
Goldstein, Community Affairs & Communications at Green Diamond
Resource Company – Current Projects at Green Diamond Resource Co.
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break
3:14 – 4:00 pm CA SAF Business Meeting
January 27th Evening
Location: Great Hall Community Center
6:00 – 7:30 pm Dinner – Catered
7:00 – 8:00 pm Poster Presentations

January 28th Morning
Location: Meeting Locations will be announced
9:00 -11:00 am Meet at either College of Redwoods of Cal Poly Humboldt for a Community Forest Tour
• Option 1: College of the Redwoods
• Option 2: Cal Poly Humboldt


January 26, 2023 @ 8:00 am PST
January 28, 2023 @ 11:00 am PST
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California SAF


Cal Poly Humboldt Great Hall Community Center
1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA 95521 United States + Google Map

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