Oak Woodland Conservation Workshop

Hopland, Calif., (May 30, 2017) – A variety of factors have contributed to the loss of oak habitats. The loss of deciduous oak woodlands to native conifer encroachment is a major concern in northwestern California, resulting in loses of wildlife habitat, cultural uses, biodiversity, and other ecosystem services. This workshop will provide landowners and resource professionals with the latest information about treatment techniques, including the use of prescribed fire and manual removal of conifers.

On Friday June 23rd, 2017 come join the Hopland Research and Extension Center at the Oak Woodland Conservation Work shop. This work shop will be at the Rod Shippey Hall at the UC ANR Hopeland Research and Extension Center, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. You must register for this event. Register on line at: http://bit.ly/OakEcology or call HREC at (707) 744-1424 x105, $35 registration fee includes lunch. After lunch, we will carpool to a site at the REC Center to view and discuss conifer encroachment.

Topics include:

  • Oak Woodland Ecology
  • Conifer Encroachment
  • Forest Practice Rule Exemptions
  • Prescribed Fire
  • Resources for Landowner
  • Field Tour

For more information call the Hopland Research and Extension Center: 707-744-1424 x105 or email hpird@usanr.edu.


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