The Oregon White Oak and California Black Oak Ecology and Management Symposium, sponsored by University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources and Humboldt State University, took place in Eureka, CA on November 11-12, 2015. Symposium participants were able to choose between two all-day field trip locations: Redwood National Park, to explore more than 20 years of oak restoration management activities —OR— Yager Creek Watershed, where numerous family ranches have been managing oak woodlands for range and wildlife benefits.
The full agenda can be viewed here: Nor Cal Oak Symposium Agenda
Click on the presentation title below to view a PDF of the original PowerPoint presentation, or click on the video links to view actual recordings of symposium presentations. Presentations are listed in agenda order.
Black oak: how traditional ecological knowledge can inform restoration and resilience – Frank Lake, USDA Forest Service (video)
Patterns of conifer encroachment in Oregon white oak and California black oak woodlands: what research tells us – Matt Cocking, Natural Resource Conservation Service (video)
Garry oak ecosystem restoration in Washington: a San Juan Island case study – Peter Dunwiddie, University of Washington (video)
Restoring oak resilience through a collaborative, cross-boundary, all-lands initiative in southern Oregon / northern California – Marko Bey, Lomakatsi Restoration Project (video)
Oak woodland restoration: an example from California State Parks – Brendan O’Neil, California State Parks (video)
Mapping and informatics skill development workshop – Sean Hogan and Shane Feirer, UC Informatics and GIS program (video part 1) (video part 2)
Spanning geographic boundaries—where do we go from here? (Closing remarks, no PDF available)– Lenya Quinn-Davidson, UC Cooperative Extension (video)