Technical and Financial Assistance

Providing assisance for forest landowners


Oak WorkshopTechnical assistance can take many forms--one-on-one consultations, workshops, webinars, conferences, landowner curriculums, newsletters, videos, and other resources. Contact the California Stewardship Helpline or your local CAL FIRE, UC Cooperative Extension, Resource Conservation District, or National Resource Conservation Service offices (see right for links).

California Stewardship Helpline - 1-800-738-TREE;

CAL FIRE Forest Landowner Assistance Programs
Stewart McMorrow - 530-379-5085

CAL FIRE Forestry Assistance Specialists

California Association of RCDs - 916-447-7237;

California Dept of Fish & Game
Tina Bartlett - 916-653-9834;
U.C. Cooperative Extension Forest Advisors
Mike De Lasaux, Plumas-Sierra Counties 530-283-6125
Greg Giusti, Mendocino-Lake Counties 707-463-4495
Susie Kocher, El Dorado County 530-542-2571
Rick Standiford, Specialist 510-643-5428
Bill Stewart, Specialist 510-643-3130
Yana Valachovic, Humboldt-Del Norte Counties 707-445-7351

USDA Forest Service
Janice Gauthier 707-562-8875


Financial assistance is sometimes available for projects on private forestland. Contact the specialists above to learn about current programs and eligibility..