UC Forestry Graduate Tracy Howell poses for a picture after a long day of doing live and dead vegetation inventory in thickets of white fir with a ground cover of medium slash near Meadow Mountain Reservoir and Westwood. CA..
California Oak Woodland Conservation
The population of California continues to grow and the demand for additional housing grows with it.
HOWELL IT IS works with individuals, developers, cities and counties to meet the demand for creating housing and maintaining the diverse natural oak woodland landscape of California. Through careful inventory and mapping of oak woodland prior to project design, developers can take advantage of the oak woodland landscape and put into place mitigation that will guarantee the continued presence of oak woodland.
INDIAN CREEK AUTUMN California black oak (Quercus kelloggii) presents a beautiful contrast against the conifers in Plumas County all year long, but is most evident in the fall.
21083.4. (a) For purposes of this section, "oak" means a native tree species in the genus Quercus, not designated as Group A or Group B commercial species pursuant to regulations adopted by the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection pursuant to Section 4526, and that is 5 inches or more in diameter at breast height.
(b) As part of the determination made pursuant to Section 21080.1, a county shall determine whether a project within its jurisdiction may result in a conversion of oak woodlands that will have a significant effect on the environment. If a county determines that there may be a significant effect to oak
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UC BERKELEY FORESTRY 30-YEAR REUNION (back, from left) Jerry Scheidt, Tom Pehrson, Russ Forsberg, Bill Apger, Robin Filion, Gerard Vick, Mark Hamlin, Bill Tempelis, Ken Kellogg, (second row, from left) Alan Delgado, Tom Amesbury, Dan Howell, Kathy Mullen Forsburg, Paul Huston, John Stewart, Jim Crettol, (third row, from left) Jeff Padgett, Megan Delgado, Scott Anderson, Ed Murphy, Kathie Arnold Barron, Luis Cadiz, Judy Bendix Pehrson, Andy Emery, Mark Woyshner, (front row, from left) Ron Wiegardt, Brad Dorken, Steve Reeves, Cathy Stewart Padgett.