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the California Forest Foundation

At the California Forest Foundation, we believe in the power of education to shape a sustainable future for our forests and communities. Our Education Section is dedicated to providing valuable resources, engaging programs, and inspiring initiatives that promote environmental stewardship, forest resilience, and the importance of sustainable forestry practices.

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Why Education Matters

Education plays a crucial role in creating a society that values and understands the significance of our forests. By fostering knowledge and awareness, we can empower individuals of all ages to make informed decisions and take meaningful action to protect and preserve our precious natural resources.

Our Commitment

As a nonprofit organization, we are committed to equipping students, teachers, and the wider community with the tools and knowledge necessary to become advocates for our forests. Our Education Section offers a diverse range of resources and programs designed to inspire, educate, and connect individuals with the wonders of California’s forests.

Curriculum Materials: Discover our comprehensive collection of curriculum materials that align with California and Next Generation Science Standards. These resources are designed to engage students and educators in interactive learning experiences, covering topics such as forest ecology, sustainable forestry practices, and wildfire prevention, to name a few.

Scholarships: We host the David A. Bischel scholarship, a forest-related scholarship that supports students pursuing studies and careers in forestry, environmental science, and related fields. Explore our funding opportunities to further your education and contribute to the future of sustainable forestry in California.