2016 Shasta Summary

Shasta Forestry Challenge – September 28 to October 1, 2016 Mountain Meadows Camp, Shingletown 2016 Event Program | 2016 Focus Topic Question | 2016 Presentation Scoresheet 2016 Shasta Slideshow  |  2016 Student Evaluations  |  2016 Teacher Evaluations First Place Presentation The 2016 Forestry Challenge season began on a very high note, as 85 students and

Intro to Silviculture

“Silviculture” is the science and practice of perpetuating forests by growing trees on a large scale (that is, not a single tree, but rather growing whole “stands” of trees).  Different methods of growing timber stands can be divided into “selection” and “even aged” methods.  In selection harvesting, individual trees or small groups (up to 2

What is Forestry Challenge?

DESCRIPTION The Forestry Challenge is an academic event for high school students in technical forestry and current forestry topics.  Since its inception in 2003, the program has grown from one event to five, a complete buildout of the program in California.  Participants spend four days in the forest learning about the ecology and management of