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Yianni Kazanis

By Rich Gordon, President and CEO, Calforests - Governor Issues Executive Order, Homeland Security Deems Forestry Sector as Essential Last night Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order immediately ordering all Californians to stay at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Exceptions to this order are only for those individuals...

By Bill Warne, Partner/Chairman, Downey Brand - On February 20, 2020, the California Supreme Court published its eagerly anticipated decision in the matter of Scholes v. Lambirth Trucking Company. As recently discussed at Calforests' annual meeting by one of the panelists, this case was being...

By Calforests Staff - With current affairs attracting most people’s attention, Calforests would like to acknowledge the contributions of two individuals, who are leaving our family. Lindsey Parsons, Calforests Administrative Assistant, is moving on to a new opportunity. Her last day at Calforests will be March...

By Rich Gordon, President and CEO, Calforests - The coronavirus pandemic has changed all of our lives. Schools are closed, events cancelled, grocery shelves empty and restaurants shuttered. There is a high degree of personal anxiety and deep concerns about the short and long term...

John Andersen Chair Mendocino Redwood Company, LLC Dan Kruger Vice Chair Soper Company Jason Carlson Secretary/Treasurer Green Diamond Resource Company Vacant Past Chair TBD Phil Battaglia Director W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc. Lloyd Bradshaw Director Hearst Forests Roger Burch Director Redwood Empire, Inc. Chris Chase Director Timber Products Company Kelly Conner Director Fruit Growers Supply Steve Courtney Director Roseburg Forest Products Kent Duysen Director Sierra Forest Products Mark Emmerson Director Sierra Pacific Industries Niel Fischer Director The Collins Companies Stephen Levesque Director Campbell Global Dee Sanders Director Trinity...

SACRAMENTO – The California Forestry Association (Calforests) today released the following statement on behalf of its President and CEO, Rich Gordon, following the release of Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-2021 State Budget: “Since day one of his administration, Governor Newsom has exhibited an acute understanding of not...