THE 2023 ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS ANNUAL MEETING MOVES TO THE PEPPERMILL RESORT SPA CASINO IN RENO; TUESDAY JANUARY 17 THROUGH THURSDAY JANUARY 19, 2023

Associated California Loggers President Robert D’Agostini, of J & R Logging in Mount Aukum, is very excited to let you know that the 2023 Annual Meeting is coming!   After several years away, the 2023 Annual Meeting is moving back to the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno. Please make note of the “new” location.  …

WORK AVAILABLE: SEVERAL 4TH QUARTER SOLICITATIONS AND ANTICIPATED AWARDS TO BE MADE — US FOREST SERVICE IRSC CONTRACTS IN REGION 5 — AND OTHER REGIONS

A message from the US Forest Service (link to document, includes projects in Region 5 and other US Forest Service Regions): BEGIN: We have several 4th Quarter solicitations and anticipated awards to be made. Wanted to provide you all with our extensive list for your knowledge. Also a request that you please share with your lists…

HELP WANTED: ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS IS HIRING A PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

HELP WANTED:  ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS IS HIRING A PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Associated California Loggers is the trade association representing loggers, log truckers, and log road builders in California. We are looking to hire an Administrative Assistant for the Association.  This person will report to the Executive Director of the Association and interact with the Board of Directors.  The…

ANONYMOUS ELECTRONIC SURVEY ON THE SIERRA FOR “STAKEHOLDERS”ON THINNING, REMOVAL OF DEAD AND DYING TREES, INCREASING PACE AND SCALE AND OTHER IDEAS

The Sierra Nevada Task Force invites you to participate in a survey to understand stakeholder perspectives on improving forest health and community resilience to wildfire in the Sierra-Cascade-Inyo region. This is open to “managers, property owners, and/or anyone who work in the Sierra Nevada . (Including loggers — Editor.) . • Participation in this survey…

“ACADEMY TRAINED”: PRIVATE SECTOR CLASSES IN CHAINSAW OPERATION, PRECISION CUTTING AND MORE — AUGUST CLASSES; INFORMATION WITHIN

The Associated California Loggers office has received this “advertising” from “Academy Trained.” “Academy Trained” Says This About its Training Operations: BEGIN: “The most immersive tree industry training in the world.” “At Academy Trained, our mission is to educate the industry to build a safer today. We are dedicated to changing the industry through safety, training,…

SETBACK: TRUCKERS TO LOSE AB 5 INJUNCTION PROTECTION BECAUSE US SUPREME COURT WON’T HEAR APPEAL; OPTIONS AHEAD?

“SETBACK” : Here is a short press release from the California Trucking Association (CTA) on the recent decision of the United States Supreme Court to “deny cert”(refuse to hear) an appeal to a lower court decision that will dissolve an injunction that has kept truckers exempt from AB 5 for almost two years: California Trucking…

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3 , 8:45 AM TO 3:00 PM ON THE INTERNET: “VIRTUAL ONE STOP TRUCK EVENT” ON THE INTERNET HOSTED BY THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (CARB); “FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES” TO HELP PURCHASE TRUCKS ON AGENDA

Virtual One-Stop Truck Event Free, informational event for medium- and heavy-duty vehicle owners and operators en Español One-Stop Informational Event – August 3, 2022 The California Air Resources Board (CARB) invites you to a virtual One-Stop Truck event. Attendees can access presentations on regulatory compliance, financial assistance, and new technology options. The online event will…

ARTICLE AND LINK TO YOUTUBE VIDEO: A MESSAGE FROM THE AMERICAN LOGGERS COUNCIL — “CANARY IN THE COAL MINE — A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT” (SUPPORT THE LOGGING COMMUNITY; WARNING ON DIESEL PRICES AND SUPPLY CHAIN)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=swmwYb-4ogk Link ABOVE to five minute Youtube video from the American Loggers Council: “Canary in the Coal Mine”: (“A Day Late and a Dollar Short.”) Link BELOW to article: “Skyrocketing Diesel Prices Are Beginning to Shut Down Logging and Trucking Operations, and Threatens the Entire Timber Supply Chain,Warns the American Loggers Council” https://www.prweb.com/releases/skyrocketing_diesel_prices_are_beginning_to_shutdown_logging_and_trucking_operations_and_threatens_the_entire_timber_supply_chain_warns_the_american_loggers_council/prweb18734395.htm

IN TWO WEEKS ON FRIDAY JUNE 17, 2022 — THE PLUMAS-SIERRA CHAPTER “SPRING ROUND UP” RETURNS AFTER THREE YEARS! AT THE MOUNT HUFF GOLF COURSE JUST OUTSIDE OF CRESCENT MILLS –CHAPTER CHAIR DOUG STOY INVITES ALL ACL MEMBERS, GUESTS, AND FAMILIES — STARTS AT 5:30 PM

Plumas-Sierra Chapter Chair Doug Stoy, of the DL Stoy Logging Company in Quincy, invites chapter members –and all ACL members and guests — to the return of the “ACL Plumas-Sierra Chapter Spring Round-Up.”   This will be the first chapter event since 2019. COVID-19 concerns and the impacts of last summer’s fires forced cancellation of events…