Our forests are home to a great deal of animal life. Many of them are listed as threatened or endangered and there are protective regulations in place intended to improve their chance of survival.

In this page, we discuss the local fauna, how they can affect your forest and how your management practices can affect their lives and livelihoods.

Newsletters Archive

October 6, 2014

This is a transitional action to provide access our archived newsletters. Fall 2014 AB 1504 (Skinner, 2010) – What it Does AB 1504 Public/Stakeholder Comment Period Deadline: September 26, 2014 CCFA’s Response the AB 1504 Implementation EPA Water Map – Docket ID # EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0880 – Stop the EPA’s Water of the United States redefinition CCFA Letter to […]

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People and Mountain Lions, an animal management tragedy

October 2, 2014

On September 7, a 6-year-old boy who was hiking with his family was attacked by a mountain lion.  It was about 1:00 in the afternoon, the group was on a hiking trail near a winery in Cupertino, there were a total of four adults and six children in the party, and the targeted boy was […]

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Survival Strategies, a study in contrasts between two salmonid species and their implications in land management

March 23, 2013

Cate Moore All salmonids are not created equal; this is becoming more apparent as studies continue into the life cycles of coho salmon and steelhead trout in the Scott Creek watershed.  The participants in the northern field trip of the Redwood Symposium got a fascinating update of the latest observations of the life cycles and […]

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Webinar on Active Management of Riparian Forest Zones coming in May

March 20, 2013

There is a webinar series coming in May addressing active management of riparian zones in forests. Riparian ecosystems are becoming a huge issue in the central coast area as the coho restoration program gathers steam.  This series of lectures will explore the ecology of riparian zones, current tools for planning and executing riparian management, then […]

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CCFA and coho 2006: NMFS continues stonewalling while we publish our results

March 10, 2013

Complaint Regarding NMFS/NOAA Fisheries’ Failure to Comply with the Law by Reaching a Decision After 90 Days Concerning Our November 6, 2003 Petition James Buchal filed a complaint on Bud McCrary’s requiring NMFS to respond to his petition as required by law. Bud’s petition to delist the coho salmon south of San Francisco was received […]

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