Northcoast Tree Care - Links

Institute for Sustainable Forestry
http://www.newforestry.org
Sponsors workshops and info. for small landowners

UCCE Humboldt Co.
http://cehumboldt.ucdavis.edu
Section on forestry for small landowners

UCCE Mendocino Co.
http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu
Publications section.

UC Integrated Hardwood Range Mgmnt. Program
danr.ucopedu/ihrmp/
Dedicated to the conservation of California’s 10 million acres of oak woodlands.

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources
http://ucanr.org/index.cfm
Good publications section.

California Tree Failure Report  Program
http://cesanmateo.ucdavis.edu
(see Landscape Horticulture/Urban Forestry:  Tree Risk Management)
Collects data and reports on tree failures State wide; sponsors annual meeting and an occasional newsletter; welcomes and trains participants.

USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station
http://www.fs.fed.us/psw
Provides research results on many topics, including:  eocsystem processes, fire science, insects and diseases, urban forestry, etc.

California Forest Stewardship Program
http://www.ceres.ca.gov/foreststeward
Assistance, conservation easements, fire info., general interest, management practices, noxious weeds, pest management, planning, planting, resources, roads, taxes, watersheds, wildlife

UC IPM Online:  Statewide Integrated Pest Mgmnt. Program
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu
Develops and promotes the use of integrated and ecologically sound pest management programs in California.

Mushrooms, Fungi & Mycology
http://mykoweb.com
Key to fungi in California.

Arbor Day Foundation
http://www.arborday.org
Information about tree selection, planting, pruning, etc.

California ReLeaf
http://www.californiareleaf.org
A network for State’s community tree groups; coordinates grant funding.
See links for related groups and organizations.

Mendocino County ReLeaf (MCRL)
Founded by Dave Watts (Sanhedrin Nursery) & John Phillips (Northcoast Tree Care) in early 1990’s. Mission to promote tree awareness and care in our local area.  Sponsored workshops, educational sessions and tree plantings. Currently managed by Miles Gordon ( thosegordans@hotmail.com ) in collaboration with Friends of Gibson Creek http://friendsofgibsoncreek.org

Shigo and Trees, Associates LLC
http://www.shigoandtrees.com
Educational materials produced by world reknown tree biologist, Dr. Alex Shigo (deceased).

International Society of Arboriculture
http://www.isa-arbor.com
Consumer education; education and research; sponsors Certified Arborist program.

American Society of Consulting Arborists
http://www.asca-consultants.org
Educates arborists in various consulting fields; sponsors Registered Consulting Arborist program; offers public a service to ask questions to be answered by experts.

Tree Care Industry Association
http://www.natlarb.com
Provides educational materials for arborists and consumers with an emphasis on industry safety and standards.

Navarro Watershed Working Group
http://www.nwwg.org
Educational materials & workshops related to the locale.