Rim of the World Summer Tour
Joint Meeting of PSSAC and the California Forest Soils Council (CFSC)
June 26-27, 2015
An important and informative summer soils tour!
LINK TO PHOTO ALBUM FROM MEETING CREATED BY IRFAN AINUDDIN
DOWNLOAD TOUR GUIDEBOOK AS PDF DOCUMENT
DOWNLOAD TOUR GUIDEBOOK PHOTO ALBUM (PDF)
DOWNLOAD ADDENDUM TO GUIDEBOOK – MEETING POINT INFORMATION (PDF)
DOWNLOAD RANDY DAHLGREN ABSTRACT (PDF)
June 25 (Thursday)
Camp at Pine Mountain Campground (19228 Pine Mountain Road, Groveland, California)
June 26 (Friday)
7-8 am: Groveland Community Hall, Coffee and breakfast snacks (18720 Hwy. 120, Groveland)
12 pm: PSSAC Officers congregate at lunchtime for brief Executive Council Meeting.
8 am – 5:30 pm: Depart Groveland Community Hall on Field Tour. Four tour stops focus on the relationships of soils to geology, geomorphology, plant ecology, and land use and management (historic and present day) on volcanic and granitic terrains in mixed conifer forests and mountain meadows.
7 pm: Dinner at the Buckhorn Grill, Groveland, with an after dinner speaker
9 pm: Pine Mountain Campground, socializing and comradery.
June 27 (Saturday)
7:30 – 9 am: Groveland Community Hall, Coffee, breakfast snacks and discussion
9 am – 5:30 pm: Depart Groveland Community Hall on Field Tour. Tour stops will highlight soil, geology, landscape processes, forest management relationships on metamorphic and varying (across plutons) granitic terrains, mostly within the Rim Fire area; and include prefire and postfire treatments.
7:00 pm: Pine Mountain Campground. Optional catered BBQ, socializing and relaxation.
June 28 (Sunday)
Bring your own breakfast.
11 am: Campground checkout