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Welcome BBQ

New and Returning Students, Faculty of Forestry, Cal Alumni Foresters and CNR Staff

We want to welcome you to CAL! You are embarking on an incredible experience, the study of Forestry and Natural Resource management at CAL. We know that coming to Berkeley can be an overwhelming experience. Come meet people who share your passion for natural resources. Interacting with other students, faculty and established professionals who share your interests can ease the transition and help you keep your goal in sight.

The WELCOME BARBEQUE will be held at the College’s Russell Reservation, a 283 acre research station 11 miles from the Berkeley campus. The menu will include suitable fare for vegans and vegetarians as well as carnivores, and there is no charge. The WELCOME BARBEQUE’s hosts are the College of Natural Resources and the California Alumni Foresters.

Please fill out a simple web form to confirm your attendance and to let us know if you will need a ride to the WELCOME BARBEQUE. Ride sharing is also encouraged. Those needing transportation to Russell Reservation will be contacted by e-mail so please fill out this electronic form completely.

We hope you will take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet those with a passion for forestry and natural resource management. We look forward to meeting you.

Directions and a map are available from google maps. Using End Address: 4927 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA

Questions: Please contact Greg S. Biging, Associate Dean for Forestry and Extension, UC Berkeley at Tel: (510) 643-5428 or by e-mail:

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