Welcome to the Central Coast Forest Association

The Central Coast Forest Association is a non-profit alliance of small forest landowners, forestry professionals and forest-oriented businesses with a close affinity to the woods, mountains, streams and wildlife of the Central California Coast.  Our purpose is to uphold and preserve our values, our property rights, and our way of life.

To advance this objective, CCFA will:

Interact with community, political, and environmental interests as a voice for forest landowners.

Understand the news, law and technology of forestry and apply this knowledge for the benefit and protection of forest landowners.

Inform members of matters affecting their lands and forests.

Take political and legal action to defend the rights and property of all Central Coast forest land owners.

Latest News
California legislation – July 10, 2015

Next week will be incredibly busy, since the deadline for bills to pass the policy committees is July 18.  After that, the legislature goes on leave for a month, giving us all a breather.  Actions of interest for this week:  AB-56 Unmanned aircraft systems has been amended.  The changes still do not fully address the […]

Legislation Update – June 26

The active bills are now working their ways through the non-origin house (i.e., active Assembly bills are now in the Senate, active Senate bills are now in the Assembly). The most interesting amendments for this week are: AB-56 Unmanned aircraft systems. (leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB56) has stepped its data collection restrictions down from all public agencies to just law […]

California adopts emergency regulation for removing dead and dying trees

The California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection has adopted an emergency regulation for removal of dead and dying trees. The emergency regulation will allow individual landowners or professional foresters to apply for an exemption to cut dead and dying trees of any size without the typical timber harvest plan, submission requirements, and completion and stocking report requirements. […]