The Center for Forestry brings together researchers to create and disseminate knowledge concerning ecosystem processes, human interactions and value systems, and restoration and operational forestry management practice.

The Center for Forestry is located in the College of Natural Resources on the Berkeley Campus. It also serves as part of the systemwide Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

NEWS: A report on the environmental impacts of woody biomass harvesting for energy by William Stewart, Robert Powers, Kathryn McGown, Lindsay Chiono and Teresa Chuang was completed in 2010 and provides a thorough review of the major issues and literature relevant to California. Click on the below link to read the report.
Environmental Impacts Of Woody Biomass Harvesting For Energy

ForestSteward.com is a Center for Forestry outreach website that highlights recent research in western North America. This week: "1Pg... Forests, you sank my carbon!"


Fall 2010: SJ Hall Lecture in Industrial Forestry

Declaring Peace in Timber country: Sustainable Forests in a Perpetual Business

Watch Neal Ewald Lecture

Neal Ewald, Green Diamond Resource Company


About Neal Ewald

Since 1988, Mr. Ewald has managed the 435,000-acre California Division of Green Diamond engaged in harvesting, reforestation, silvicultural and wildlife research, tree improvement, and timberland acquisition. In his tenure at Green Diamond, the company has attained long-term landscape habitat management plans that protect sensitive terrestrial wildlife and aquatic species including the first Habitat Conservation Plan developed by a private landowner in 1992 for the northern spotted owl. He will discuss the transition of forest management toward landscape approaches to sustainability in a perpetual business model.