Evening Program, Wednesday, October 11, 7:30 pm How does conifer physiology and growth change during drought? What happens after the drought? Forestry professor Lucy Kerhoulas and geography professor Rosemary Sherriff at Cal Poly Humboldt examined these questions of resistance and resilience for the 2012-2016 drought. They will also discuss regional trends in forest … [Read more...] about Forest Drought Responses in Northern California
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Evening Program Wednesday - September 13 - 7:30 p.m. Celebrate! North Coast Chapter's 53rd Anniversary! With photos from the archives of James P. Smith, Dave Imper, Michael Kauffmann, and others, we will review how our Chapter began. What were the important issues and activities? Who was there? What were the chapter-significant plants and … [Read more...] about Celebrate! North Coast Chapter’s 53rd Anniversary!
Yana Valachovic, the Director and Forest Advisor at our local Humboldt and Del Norte County UC Cooperative Extension office, is also a state leader in developing strategies for improving wildfire resilience for both forests and homes. Her talk will include information on various forest treatments and practical solutions for designing, building, and landscaping homes to survive … [Read more...] about Living with Wildfire
Luke Ruediger and Suzie Savoie will share their film Sagebrush to Sea: A Journey Across the Siskiyou Crest, documenting their 10-day, 200-mile backpacking trip through the wildlands of the Siskiyou Mountains … [Read more...] about Sagebrush to Sea
Wiyot and other Indigenous peoples’ efforts to reclaim ancestral lands and habitats can result in both the preservation of eco-cultural traditions and botanical diversity. … [Read more...] about Wiyot Ethnobotany Evening Program