Board Tour

May 31, 2023 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Best Western Rose Quartz Inn (main parking lot)
306 Main Street
Chester, CA 96020

Please join the Sierra Nevada Conservancy’s (SNC) Boardmembers and Staff on a field trip reviewing SNC-funded projects and discussing wildfire recovery and community resilience in the Dixie Fire footprint in Plumas County. The field trip will begin and end at the main parking lot of the Best Western Rose Quartz Inn.

Tour stops will include full sun areas and uneven terrain. It is advised to wear closed toe walking/hiking shoes and dress appropriately for outdoor conditions.

Members of the public are invited to participate in the field tour but are responsible for their own transportation and lunch.


1:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks


  • Angela Avery, Sierra Nevada Conservancy Executive Officer
  • Dwight Ceresola, Plumas County Supervisor and Sierra Nevada Conservancy Boardmember

1:15 Travel

Travel to recovery projects on Collins Pine land west of Chester.

1:30 Dixie Fire Recovery Projects

Location: Highway 89 and 36 Junction on north side (2.3 miles west of Chester).


  • Eric O’Kelley, Collins Pine Lead Forester, and Michael Hall, Feather River Resource Conservation District
  • Ryan Tompkins, UC Cooperative Extension
  • Bella Bledsoe, South Lassen Watershed Group

1:55 Travel

Travel to Triangle Park Gazebo (allow up to 15 minutes for PG&E delays between Canyon Dam and Greenville).

2:40 Recovery, Rebuilding, and Cross Laminated Timber

Location: Triangle Park Gazebo across from “The Spot” in downtown Greenville.


  • Tracey Ferguson, Plumas County Planning Director
  • Payton Narancic, Sierra Institute for Community and Environment

3:10 Travel

Travel to Crescent Mills Campus

3:20 Local Solutions and Plumas National Forest

Location: Crescent Mills Wood Utilization Campus.


  • Jonathan Kusel, Sierra Institute for Community and Environment
  • Chris Carlton, Forest Supervisor, and Emily Moghaddas, Deputy Forest Supervisor, Plumas National Forest


Travel to parking lot at Best Western Rose Quartz Inn.

4:40 Adjourn

Adjourn at Best Western Rose Quartz Inn.

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