Forestry Club meetings take place weekly in 103 Mulford Hall at noon on Wednesdays
more coherent Minutes, Forestry club song, and Rail Splitting details
1. John Nicoles – talked about the Rail-splitting
• Great experience and good chance to meet alumni and others associated
with the forestry department of CaL. – details attached
2. Sang the California Forestry Club song – If you want a copy the song
3. Suggestions to send to OSU for SAF 2007
a. Undergraduate research panel or poster session (even for students who
can’t make it)
b. Mt. St. Helen’s Trip
c. Field ed in Portland
d. Logging sports exhibition or conclave for schools w/o teams
e. Keep up newsletters, grad school options, and faculty info
f. Any more suggestions? Send to Gina to send to OSU
4. We are helping plan SAF 2008 if you have suggestions for that send them
in too! Like a trip to sagehen
5. Forestry Camp
a. Need field photos for 2005 and 2006 so If have photos and put them on a
CD and give to Keith Gillis
b. If have favorite photos from camp and want to put them up on the board
in the resource center give them to Gina.
a. If you have photos want to put in timber send them to Erica
b. don’t forget to write articles
c. We should look into SAF’s student publication competition and find out
details for submitting it because we used to win !!
d. If you have a good idea for the Cover bring in your designs to the Next
7. Transfer Day
a. We have been invited to talk about forestry to the students at Contra
Costa College who are taking the “Career and life planning classes”
b. Please come May 3 from 12:40 – 2
c. Tell them about what is great about our major at Cal and Our school in
d. Is anyone interested at taking to the students at Berkeley High too?!
8. Calling New students
a. Shandrika has a list of the new students that are declared Forestry for
entry in Fall 2007 and we would like to call them and answer any questions
they may have, if you are interested in calling 1 or 2 students contact
b. You can tell them about yourself, what good and bad experiences you’ve
had, what they should know as a new student, and what inspires you.
LAST BEAN FEED MAY 8TH – New camp students are invited.
CNR Movie night is March 14 th A showing of Fern Gulley and Bean Feed Co hosted by the Forestry Club. Food will be served at 5, the movie starts at 6. Red Wood Planting March 18 th and 19 th Meet in the parking lot behind Mulford for rides to Claremont Canyon, Sunday we meet at 8:30am, Monday at 3:00 pm. Email me, email@example.com so we know to wait for you! Forest Conservation Days in Saratoga on March 24 th Lead hikes, play with kids, hang out in the forest with your mates….free food. If you want to come contact Gina or I to get a registration form. If you think you may want to come but aren’t sure you should still fill out a form and can change your mind. We want to start trying to organize rides there. Contributions can still be made to the NorCal newsletter. Lets make a good impression and tell them whats happening in Cal forestry. Send pictures ( in jpeg) and articles( in microsoftword), 350 words or less. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org Tabling on Sproul Next Monday thru Wednesday (3/12-3/14) Email Angie at email@example.com if you can help out any day between 11-1. AWFC next weekend Our next meeting will convene at the SE corner of Wheeler Hall by Palm and Cedar tree The grounds maintence crew will walking us through an aerial inspection of the campus trees. Wavier forms will be there to sign. This takes the place of the regular meeting. Earth Week April 16 th Brainstorm ideas for how we can be part of it. The days are themed ( theres even a fire theme!) so we should table the days that are relevant to our club. Belt buckles can be on the horizon But if you want one you should contact Natalie in advance so that we know how many to order and that people will actually buy them since they are expensive.
Meeting on 2/28/07 March 15th- NorCal SAF news letters due. Please write something if you can, and/or photos. Merchandise- patches have been ordered! we will also order trucker caps, which will have the patch sewn onto the front. March 13th- movie night. will be playing Fern Gully, and we will be paid to have a bean feed before the movie. Angie will be tabling on Sproul for the club, talk to her if you would like to help. Berkeley Iceland- college nights are Thursday, we should all go, perhaps next Thursday. Scott Stephens- Forestry honors society Xi Sigma Pi. Started in 1908 in Washington. Junior standing or higher w/ 3.0 GPA or better. Anyone able is encouraged to join. Erika- ESPM Grad Student Symposium. We are encouraged to volunteer, it is on April 28th?? Forest conservation days. March 19th-March 25th, encouraged to volunteer. DUES- EVERYONE BRING 5 DOLLARS TO THE NEXT BEAN FEED PLEASE. Forestry club listserve is getting really large, maybe we will open up a new smaller list for internal club affairs, and keep the current list for more general things. Everyone is encouraged to submit articles for Timber, our publication.p>
Sorry these are so late people, but here ya go!
Sophomores can apply, possibly money involved
More info. coming.
Bean Feed was a success-- next one early in March.
RRLC: Redwood Region Logging Conference is Saturday March 17th. Eureka, CA
Let Gina know if you're interested in going to she can set things up.
Planting Redwoods again on Sunday March 18th and Monday March 19th
if anyone can DRIVE or provide a CAR.. let Gina know.
Be READY to go between 8:30-9am. on Sunday; 3pm on Monday. @ Mulford?
Forest Conservation Days are Saturday March 24th- Sunday the 25th
Strongly encouraged to get involved.
In Saratoga, about 1.5 hours away, need to bring lunch.
UC Botanical Garden needs thinning treatment in Redwood Grove
Historically done by Cal Foresters, but hasn't been done in a while
Possible felling of trees involved!
Tom Clatt presentation
Cal 2005 graduate, Environmental Sciences
Now, Greenpeace advocate; also involved in oak grove protest.
Discussion involved: the Oak Grove politics, arboriculture as an occupation, biodiversity and ecosystem relationships, legislation-academia-corporations triangle.
Demonstration of ropes and knots used in climbing trees in front of Mulford.
Forestry Club Minutes
Logging conclave last weekend
Redwood Region Logging Conference-17th of March
Claremont Canyon redwood planting- March 18th and 19th probably
CNR movie night- 50 or 60$ to forestry club if we make chili. March.
First bean feed next Tuesday the 20th- can help Lana make food if you want
Gina- talked to an arborist; we can go in his aerial lift in a few weeks
CNR- Fresh Faces Blog- 50$ for 10 blogs for freshmen and sophomores
Berkeley Iceland- social night idea
Visiting the oaks? Will be an individual thing
Guest from “The Fund” presented on its environmental NPO
Forestry Club Meeting Minutes for Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
Expected Guest Mark Spencer could not join us today.
Job experience discussion delayed
Suggestions on dates for the Forestry club to Do Urban Tree Planting together.
Redwood planting with the Claremont Conservancy
Interest in seeing logging operations done in the Hills. Patrick has been up to see the removal of the Eucalyptus. This may be a great thing for forestry club to get involved in.
Suggestion for idea of a club camp out at the Oak Grove.
CNR Movie night. Forestry club has been invited to host a movie and discussion.
Budget Updates from Erica
Forestry Honor Society Xi Sigma Pi
Tabling at Earth Day
Creating a recruitment committee
Meeting 2 of Spring 2007 semester – Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Meeting Start: 12:08
Gina opened meeting with a Welcome Back and a thank you to last semester’s officers!!!
Reminder!!! – 2 Forestry scholarships due Feb 5
Jeff Leddy from CDF, Cal Forester ‘92
There are jobs available through CDF but applications are due so if you are interested e-mail him immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org to inform him you are interested or for more information. They are hiring 15-20 people and demand is high. Positions are available at Boggs Mountain, Jackson, LaTour, Mountain Home, Soquel, South Lake Tahoe, and Sacramento.
Laurea Roman, Graduate student n Urban Forestry
Works with urban relief and is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Oakland. Urban Relief works in improve the environment and economic and social community in Oakland. Their goal this year is to plant 700 trees. If you are interested you should go out to these tree plantings on Saturdays, just look for e-mails for more information.
Gina closes meeting with words of encouragement for everyone in the club to work together to make great things happen for the forestry club.
Meeting closes: 12:45