Update: CCST Expert Briefing discusses Evidence-based Forest Management Strategies for Improved Wildfire Resilience

June 4, 2019 | , ,  

Update (6/6/2019):

A video recording of the briefing and the one pager are now available on our Expert Briefings page.

More information from the briefing can be found by following #CCSTBriefing on Twitter.

 

Photo of the CCST Expert Briefings panelists.
SACRAMENTO, CA (June 6, 2019) – CCST Expert Briefing panelists (from left to right): Dave Sapsis (CAL FIRE), Susan Kocher (UC Cooperative Extension), Don Hankins (CSU, Chico), Brandon Collins (UC Berkeley / US Forest Service), and moderator Rob Oglesby (CCST Council Member, former CEC).

 

SACRAMENTO, CA (June 6, 2019) – CCST Executive Director Amber Mace (back, left) with Expert Briefing panelists. Back row: Dave Sapsis (CAL FIRE), Brandon Collins (UC Berkeley / US Forest Service), Susan Kocher (UC Cooperative Extension). Front row: Moderator Rob Oglesby (CCST Council Member, former CEC) and Don Hankins (CSU, Chico).

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Attend In Person:
California State Capitol, Room 437

Presented in partnership with the office of Assemblymember Jim Wood, CCST invites the Capitol community to a CCST Expert Briefing showcasing the perspectives from several of CCST’s partners on “Evidence-based Forest Management Strategies for Improved Wildfire Resilience.” Moderated by Rob Oglesby, CCST Council Member and retired Executive Director at the California Energy Commission:

  • How has the resilience of our forests changed over the last century?
  • What are effective ways to scale up forest management to impact the whole landscape?
  • How can prescribed and managed fires be used to promote biodiversity?

Please RSVP by 5pm on Wednesday, June 5th. #CCSTBriefing

Featuring the following expert panelists:

Brandon Collins, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
UC Berkeley and US Forest Service

Don Hankins, Ph.D.
Professor
California State University, Chico
Susan Kocher
Forestry Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension
Dave Sapsis
Wildland Fire Scientist
CAL FIRE
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CCST Expert Briefing - Forest Management Strategies for Improved Wildfire Resilience

 


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