California has been devastated in recent years by catastrophic wildfires, changing the landscape of forests and wildlands, our homes and lives. As fires sweep through the state, keeping our forests healthy and wildfire resilient is more important than ever. Growing enough trees to meet the increasing need is our highest priority—and future seedlings will contribute to the strength and restoration of the state’s forestlands. 

The Reforestation Services Program (RSP) serves all California forestlands by providing resources to protect and restore disturbed and degraded forests, maximizing their values, enhancing ecosystem functions, and increasing resiliency from climatic impacts.

Seedling Request Form

Seed and seedling order requests are currently closed. Seedling orders will re-open between February and April. Seed orders will re-open in September.

Request Form

Overrun Seedling Request Form

Complete the form below to request overrun seedlings for winter pickup (from December 14th to April 2024). Quantities may vary as not all seedlings have been packed.

Overrun Seedlings

Reforestation Center Facility Tours

Interested in a tour of the L.A. Moran Reforestation Center (LAMRC) in Davis, CA? Please let us know! Tours are held once a month, subject to interest and staff availability.

Tour Requests

See us in action!

Get an inside look at the CAL FIRE Reforestation Services Program and the work they do across the state.

Seed Zone and Elevation Look-Up Tool

This viewer allows users to search for their planting site location and click on the map to identify their seed zone and 500’ elevation band. This tool is intended to assist those when placing seed or seedling requests or anyone else who is interested in exploring California Tree Seed Zones. Please review the About page for more information.


Identifying healthy trees for cone collection is an important first step to harvesting seeds for future reforestation needs. CAL FIRE is asking landowners to assist with locating developing cone crops on native California conifers (pine, fir, cedar, redwood). A potential stand of conifer trees consists of approximately 15-20 healthy trees with the top third of the tree containing unopened cones. Please take note of the location (e.g. GPS coordinates) and tree species observed. Please contact the Seed Bank Manager with information about your potential crop.

If you have tree climbing experience, are privately insured, and are interested in cone collections, please contact for details. 

It has become increasingly clear that no singular organization can work alone to address depleting conifer seed stock. The Reforestation Pipeline Partnership, led by American Forests and joined by CAL FIRE, the US Forest Service and other entities, have launched a new joint cone survey application where anyone can provide cone survey data. The Cone Observation Survey allows cone survey data to be shared across multiple organizations. This year is the kickoff, we ask that this be used when submitting survey data, and the public and private landowners are encouraged to participate. The State Seed Bank manager has distributed a memorandum containing a full description of how you can help support reforestation efforts in your region, additional resources, and detailed instructions on the Cone Observation Survey and criteria for rating cone crops.
Reforestation Services Program Contacts
(530) 753-2441