Forester’s Co-Op provides a variety of management services in the following areas:
Forestry Project Preparation and Implementation
Timber Harvest Plan (THP) and Nonindustrial Timber Management Plan (NTMP) preparation services in accordance with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CALFIRE) and California Forest Practice Rules standards are a specialty of Forester’s Co-op. We have also completed California Forest Improvement Program (CFIP) projects for our clients. From project inception to completion we provide forest inventory, timber marking, fire prevention planning, pest control, and timber sale layout and administration.
Utility Vegetation Management
Right of Way (ROW) management services for electrical and gas transmission and distribution are a specialization of the Forester’s Co-op. We offer permitting, vegetation inventory, vegetation removal administration, vegetation database management, and other critical functions for utility companies.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a critical part of any natural resource or land planning project, and the Forester’s Co-op provides a complete suite of GIS services. Our specialties include: mapping, field data collection, spatial data analysis, and fire risk modeling.
Environmental Permitting and Implementation
Forester’s Co-op provides permitting services from the local to federal level including: environmental recommendations for large projects, support or authorship on Environmental Impact Reports (EIR), and moving a project through the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) permitting process. Other permits we provide include, but are not limited to: timber land conversion permits, water crossing permitting, invasive/pest management permits, and others.
California Carbon Credit Verification
Forester’s Co-op has completed many Carbon Credit Verification projects across the country in compliance with the California Air Resource Board (CA ARB) standards for trade on the California carbon market. We work with a variety of clients to verify existing carbon projects with integrity and professionalism.