Calforests Opinion in Comstock Magazine (Oct 2015)

If you live in Northern California, chances are you have experiences quite a few hazy days in this summer - most likely caused by smoke and a nearby wildfire. As a result of the ongoing draught and insect infestation, much of California's forestland is vulnerable to devastating fires - posting…

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Coho Salmon Have Returned to Greenwood Creek

Mendocino Redwood Company confirms presence of Coho Salmon after decades of absence Contact: John Andersen Director, Forest Policy 707-962-2820 jandersen@mendoco.com   RELEASE -- Ukiah, Calif. (July 14, 2015) -- Coho salmon fry have been confirmed in the upper reaches of Greenwood Creek and in one of its tributaries, Valenti Gulch…

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SPI shows off new large-log sawmill

A group of more than 50 community leaders and elected officials, including Congressman Doug LaMalfa, received a firsthand look at Sierra Pacific Industries’ new large-log sawmill in Quincy on Friday, May 29. SPI owners Red and George Emmerson were on hand to field questions and emphasize their commitment to keeping…

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Bill Promoting California-grown Lumber Passes Assembly Floor

AB 429 would provide a preference to local lumber will keep forests healthy and intact (Sacramento, CA) -- Today, AB 429, authored by Assemblymember Brian Dahle, passed the Assembly Floor by a vote of 78-0. This bill would require any state agency that purchases lumber to give preference to lumber…

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Wildfire Awareness Week: Statement from the President

“Wildfire Awareness Week” is dedicated to building awareness of the importance of wildfire prevention and preparedness. The full week of May 3 through 9, CAL FIRE and their partners will come together to help remind residents of the dangers of wildfires and the key steps that should be followed to…

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Remembrance of Gil Murray, April 24

Please join me for a moment to honor the life of Gil Murray, a dedicated father and family man, a distinguished forester and forest industry leader, a good friend and colleague; whose life was cut short by a horrific and senseless act 20 years ago on April 24, 1995. David Bischel, President Calforests Read the Record Searchlight report from April 25, 1995.  

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