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Usal Redwood Forest Monitoring Reports

Internal and external reports, updated regularly, that compare observed conditions in the Usal Forest to previous baseline conditions, allowing RFFI to report compliance with laws and regulations, detect trends, assess current management practices and identify opportunities in the future.

Annual Conservation Easement Monitoring

Annual reports required by our 2011 easement that monitor URFC's level of compliance with the conditions of our easement:
Usal Forest Conservation Easement pdf icon 1.0 MB

Forest and Environmental Monitoring

Annual THP Monitoring
2015 URFC THP Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.1 MB
2014 URFC THP Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.2 MB

  • Monitoring of completed harvest operations
  • Annual summary of timber harvesting, harvest volume, harvest acres and silvicultural systems used
  • Annual summary of THP related sediment source sites and treatments
  • Annual Timber Inventory Volume

Roads and Water Monitoring
2015 URFC Roads and Water Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.1 MB
2014 URFC Roads and Water Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.2 MB

  • Summary of Road Maintenance Activities
  • Summary of monthly water drafting reports
  • Environmental Enhancement: type, number of sites, volume of sediment savings and total costs of treating sites

Pesticide Monitoring
2015 URFC Pesticide Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.1 MB
2014 URFC Pesticide Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.2 MB

  • Summary of pesticide and other chemical use

Annual Summary of HCV & RSA Monitoring
(High Conservation Value and Representative Sample Area)
2015 HCV & RSA Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.1 MB
2014 HCV & RSA Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.1 MB

  • Summary of previous years HCV & RSA related monitoring

Forest Inventory Report
(confidential - please contact RFFI directly for information)

  • Acreage Changes
  • Land Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Annual Timber Harvest Volume
  • Annual Timber Inventory Volume Depletions
  • Annual Timber Inventory Growth
  • Forest Inventory Accomplishments
  • Inventory Methodologies
  • Volume by Species
  • Net Timber Producing Acres by Site Class
  • Intensive Forest Management (IFM) Activity Summary
    (Planting, Vegetation Management, Burning, Biomass)
  • Historical Intensive Forest Management (IFM) Treatments
  • Annual Carbon Report

Biological Monitoring

Northern Spotted Owl (NSO) Annual Report to USFWS
2015 NSO Annual Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.3 MB
2014 NSO Annual Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.4 MB

  • NSO THP surveys
  • NSO Population Monitoring
  • NSO Site occupancy/ status
  • NSO Banding
  • NSO Reproductive success
  • NSO Density

Fisheries Monitoring
2014 URFC Fisheries Monitoring Report pdf icon 0.7 MB

  • Summary of surveys
  • Class I Channel Monitoring
    (Conducted during THP lay out. DFG level 2 protocol)
  • Stream channel Large Woody Debris (LWD) Monitoring
    (part of Class I Channel monitoring)

Annual Botanical Report
2014 Botanical Resources Summary pdf icon 0.2 MB

  • Summary of botanical survey season
  • Sensitive species found
  • Invasive species
  • Annual Surveys
  • Cumulative vascular plant species list for all surveys - 2007 to-date

Social Impacts Monitoring

2014 Summary Social Assessment Results pdf icon 0.1 MB
2013-4 Money spent in local community on goods & services pdf icon 0.1 MB

  • Employee and Contractor training programs
  • Number of direct employees and contract employees
  • Charitable giving, community donations, scholarships, matching grant funds
  • Stakeholder Input Form - Appendix D
  • Other community inputs (media reports, political, etc.)
  • Native American activities, including harvest of acorns and other traditional materials

Business Monitoring

Redwood Forest Foundation's IRS Form 990 for 2013 pdf icon 1.2 MB

  • Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax

To provide guidance and insight about our forest management plans and practices, visit our Community Input page.

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