Technical and Financial Assistance

Providing Assistance for Forest Landowners

Technical Assistance

Technical assistance can take many forms--one-on-one consultations, workshops, webinars, conferences, landowner curriculums, newsletters, videos, and other resources. Contact your local CAL FIRE, UC Cooperative Extension, Resource Conservation District, or National Resource Conservation Service offices (see below for info).

CAL FIRE Forest Landowner Assistance Programs
Stewart McMorrow - 530-379-5085

CAL FIRE Forestry Assistance Specialists

California Association of RCDs - 916-447-7237;

California Dept of Fish & Game
Tina Bartlett - 916-653-9834;

U.C. Cooperative Extension Forest Advisors
Greg Giusti, Mendocino-Lake Counties: 707-463-4495
Susie Kocher, El Dorado County: 530-542-2571
Lenya Quinn-Davidson, Fire Advisor, Humboldt, Trinity, Siskiyou, Trinity: 707-445-7351
Rick Satomi, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity: 530-224-4900
Bill Stewart, Statewide: 510-643-3130
Yana Valachovic, Humboldt-Del Norte Counties: 707-445-7351
Kate Wilkin, Sutter, Yuba, Butte, Nevada: 530-822-7515

USDA Forest Service
Janice Gauthier 707-562-8875

Financial Assistance

California Forest Improvement Program provides cost share assistance for improving private, nonindustrial timberlands.