State, Private & Community Forests

Our Mission: Connecting people to conserve forests.

Our Vision: We work in partnership across all lands to sustain and restore healthy, productive and resilient rural and urban forests.

Aerial Survey highlights, 2.9 million acres elevated mortality, 29.1 million trees killed, and a map showing mortality Stand of trees showing approximately half dead and reddish-brown and the other half alive and green Split into three images, showing different components of biomass facilites Two children wearing adorably large firefighting nomex turnout jackets State Fair booth showcasing the 'Buy it Where You Burn it' Campaign, with a mock human sized insect Island children planting trees Five woman planting a tree

 

Forest Health Protection

Concept Art: Image of the Globe with a Conifer growing out of the middleCollaborating to improve the health of California’s forests through technical assistance, monitoring and funding.

Urban and Community Forestry

Concept art leaf split in two, bottom part leaf-like, top part has two outlines of citesCreating, enhancing and sustaining trees and forests in the urban environment.

 

Biomass Utilization

Concept Art: Logs stacked together, viewed from the ends of the logs, recycle symbol made out of leaves, with the words 'Biomass Energy'Advancing woody biomass technology and ecosystem services markets.

Forest Stewardship Program

Concept Art: Image of the Globe with a Conifer growing out of the middleAssisting private land owners in planning and sustainable forest management.

 

Forest Legacy Program

Concept Art, Maple leaf background with conifer tree insideProtecting private forest lands through acquisition and conservation easements.

Community Forest and Open Space Program

shield with U, the shadow of a conifer, S, in the middle, outlined with 'Forest Service' and 'Department of AgricultureFunding the establishment of community forests that provide continuing and accessible community benefits.

Forest and Grassland Health

 
Title Name Phone Number
Regional Office 1323 Club Drive Vallejo, CA 94592
Director Sherry Hazelhurst (707) 562-8920
Deputy Director Chris Fischer (707) 562-8921
Ecosystem Services Manager Jason Ko (707) 562-8875
Forest Health Monitoring Team Leader Matthew Bokach (530) 759-1747
Forest Legacy/Stewardship Program Manager - California Paula Randler (707) 562-8910
Forest Legacy/Stewardship Program Manager - Hawai'i and Pacific Islands Katie Stearns Friday (808) 854-2620
GIS Analyst Adam Ellis (707) 562-9168
Grants Manager Bev Smith (707) 562-8912
Grants Program Specialist Katy Miessner (707) 562-8764
Office Automation Assistant Cheryl Pescio (707) 562-8986
Pesticide-Use Specialist, Invasive Plants Program Manager David Bakke (707) 562-8916
Regional Entomologist Sheri Smith (530) 252-6667
Regional Forest Pathologist Phil Cannon (707) 562-8914
Remote Sensing Analyst Zhanfeng (Leo) Liu (530) 759-1749
Urban & Community Forestry Program Leader Miranda Hutten (707) 562-9025
Wood Utilization and Biomass Specialist Larry Swan (707) 562-8917
Davis Research Station 1731 Research Park Dr Davis, CA 95618
Aerial Survey Program Manager (acting) Jeff Moore (530) 759-1753
Aerial Survey Specialist Amy Jirka (530) 448-4771
Aerial Survey Specialist Loren McAfee (707) 937-3499
Pacific Southwest Research Station Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Hilo, Hawaii
Cooperative Forester Katie Stearns Friday (808) 933-8121 ext120
Northern California Shared Service Area Shasta Trinity National Forest 3644 Avtech Parkway Redding, CA 96002
Pathologist Pete Angwin (530) 226-2436
Entomologist Cynthia Snyder (530) 226-2437
Northeastern CA Shared Service Area Lassen National Forest 2550 Riverside Drive Susanville, CA 96130
Regional Entomologist Sheri Smith (530) 252-6667
Entomologist Danny Cluck (530) 252-6431
Pathologist Bill Woodruff (530) 252-6680
South Sierra Shared Service Area Stanislaus National Forest 19777 Greenley Road Sonora, CA 95370
Entomologist Beverly Bulaon (209) 532-3671 ext 323
Pathologist Martin MacKenzie (209) 532-3671 ext 242
Southern California Shared Service Area San Bernardino National Forest 602 S Tippecanoe Ave San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607
Entomologist Vacant (909) 382-2871
Pathologist Melody Lardner (909) 382-2725