Siskiyou Land Trust Presents Program Timberland EIR Workshop on November 14, 2011

Here are all the details about the Siskiyou Land Trust event…

When: November 14th, 2011, 3-6 PM

Where: Mt. Shasta Resort 1000 Siskiyou Lake Blvd. Mt. Shasta CA 530.926.3030

Cost: FREE! [1]

Learn how to:

· Streamline timber harvest paperwork

· Create healthier forests

· Harvest timber while protecting wildlife habitats

The presenters will provide an overview of the PTEIR (Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report) process including benefits and pitfalls, and tools to reduce regulatory compliance expense. This is a pre-approved CALFIRE timberlands management process.

Who should be there: Private and commercial forest landowners, non-profits, general public, governmental agencies, foresters, and students.

Siskiyou Land Trust will host this event in conjunction with the Mattole Restoration Council and the California Northern Region Land Trust Council. If there are any questions please contact John Brennan 530.859.3499.

The Presenters

Seth Zuckerman As program manager for the Mattole Restoration Council Wild and Working Lands Program, Seth led the team that designed and permitted the Mattole Forest Futures project which created this PTEIR. He has an BA degree in energy studies from Stanford and an MS in energy and resources from UC Berkeley. He has published in several national magazines including The Nation and Orion.

Bill Wilkinson As a Registered Professional Forester who serves on the board of the Forest Stewardship Council-US, Bill spent 35 years planning and managing timber production and sale. While he was the Timber Management Officer at Hoopa he planned and administered a conifer timber sale of approximately 10 million board feet per annum. Bill holds an MS degree in Forest Resources for the University of Idaho, and a BS in Forestry from the University of Tennessee. He has published in professional forestry journals including The Journal of Forestry.

Kiah Allen Kiah has been the Executive Director of the Mattole Restoration Council since April of 2011. Through home schooling in the Mattole watershed he gained a deep appreciation and hands-on understanding of the balance that our natural world depends on. This appreciation has stayed constant as Kiah studied Politics and Government, with a focus on sustainable international development at Pacific University in Oregon. MRC was recently nominated for an international award for demonstrating excellence and innovation in river restoration and/or management with Kiah leading the way to this honor.

[1] Funding for this project has been provided in full or in part through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the State Water Resources Control Board, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.