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2018 California Forestry Challenge Seeks Volunteers for Five Events This Fall

A message from Diane Dealey Neill, Coordinator of the California Forestry Challenge: The California Forestry Challenge is seeking volunteers for five events this fall: Shasta – September 27 to 30, Mountain Meadows Camp near Shingletown Sequoia – October 11 to 14, Quaker Meadow Camp east of Springville El Dorado – October 25 to 28, Leoni Meadows Camp near Grizzly Flats San…

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PLEASE CONTRIBUTE TO THE VOLUNTARY RESOURCE AVAILABILITY FUND

RESOURCE AVAILABILITY FUND HELP ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS FUND TWO SPECIAL PROJECTS USING THE “RESOURCE AVAILABILITY FUND”  — YOUR DONATIONS ARE VOLUNTARY AND TAX DEDUCTIBLE (DETAILS BELOW) The Associated California Loggers Board of Directors has approved a special fund to be created so as to fund “special projects” outside the ACL Budget.  Making the decision carefully…

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BIDS DUE BY 1:30 PM THURSDAY OCTOBER 5: Amador County Tree Mortality Mitigation Project Number 4

BIDS DUE BY 1:30 PM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5! COUNTY OF AMADOR INVITATION TO BID 17-22 TREE MORTALITY MITIGATION PROJECT #4 PROJECT DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The County of Amador is requesting sealed bids from qualified Licensed Timber Operators (LTO) to provide Tree Mitigation services in the project area delineated in Invitation to Bid 17-22. The services requested…

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Governor Brown Signs Order: LTOs do not need C-61 or D-49 Contractors License to Perform Tree Mortality Work

On Friday September 1, the office of California Governor Jerry Brown announced that the Governor has signed an Executive Order related to tree mortality, LTOs and Tree Service Contractors. Essentially, the Executive Order will stop affected Tree Mortality Counties and Fire Safe Councils from requiring that an LTO must also have a C-61 or D-49…

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS: 2018 ACL Annual Meeting Returns to Atlantis Resort in Reno, January 16-18, 2018

2018 Associated California Loggers Annual Meeting Dates and Location Announced: ACL President Hardie Tatum, with the input of the ACL Board of Directors, has chosen a return to the Atlantis Resort Casino Spa in Reno for the 2018 Annual Meeting. It will be our 45th Annual Meeting, a date of some distinction. The Annual Meeting…

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US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell Retires; New Chief Tony Tooke to Be Sworn In, This Week

Official Press Release August 21, 2017 from US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Tony Tooke Named Chief, formal Swearing In Set for Later this Week Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that Tony Tooke would be the next Chief of the Forest Service, taking over from Tom Tidwell, who announced his retirement Friday. Tony Tooke, for those of…

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 5: Klamath Alliance for Resources and Environment(KARE) Sponsors “Fall Woods Tour”

The Klamath Alliance for Resources and Environment(“KARE”) is a non-profit based in Siskiyou County dedicated to educating community members about the environmental and social benefits that come from responsible management of our natural resources and forests on both public and private lands. Associated California Loggers is affiliated with KARE.   We wanted to share this message with…

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