Usal Forest
Salmon Habitat Restoration
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RECONNECT our communities to the timbered landscape building strong partnerships for management and traditional use

RESTORE habitat for salmon and other wildlife and utilize regenerative forest management techniques to improve forest complexity and long term productivity

RESPOND to climate change by growing larger, older trees sequestering more carbon and taking steps to increase its resilience to fire, protecting Usal carbon stores

Looking up through the canopy of a mature double-trunk Tanoak tree along the Yokahama Road shaded fuel break, Usal Redwood Forest, May 31, 2023. Photo by Alicia Bales.

Exciting Upcoming Events!

Redwood Forest Foundation to Join “Sudden Oak Death Blitz” June 11

Community Invited to Track Oak-Killing Pathogen at Usal Redwood Forest
On Sunday, June 11 from 10am-2pm, The Redwood Forest Foundation (RFFI) will be participating in UC Berkeley’s  “Sudden Oak Death Blitz” at the Usal Redwood Forest, and we’d like to invite you to join us!

Click Here> “Sudden Oak Death Blitz”

RFFI is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting “SOD Blitz with Cristina Winters” 6/7 @ 4pm PDT

Click Here > Zoom Meeting Details

RFFI Seeking New CEO

We are looking for our next President/CEO, someone who can strengthen RFFI both financially and organizationally, showcase Usal Forest as an outstanding model of community driven forestry, increase community engagement and expand this model of community ownership and forest management to additional lands 

This is an opportunity for someone with a passion for forests, a commitment to climate change mitigation and a vision for active community engagement to step into a leadership position.  A competent and committed Usal forestry staff and a fresh and energetic RFFI support staff, as well as a board that has demonstrated a long-term commitment to RFFI and its goals will support the new President/CEO. For a complete list of job duties and instructions for applying Click Here