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Ryan Emmett Tompkins

Forester & Natural Resource Advisor
Plumas Sierra
208 Fairground Road
Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-6125
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Lassen County


Ryan Tompkins is the UC Cooperative Extension Forester for Plumas, Sierra, and Lassen Counties. He is a California Registered Professional Forester and was a certified silviculturist during his 17 year tenure with the USDA Forest Service.  For over two decades, he’s worked on a myriad of landscape level forest and fire restoration efforts in the northern Sierra Nevada. He is a member of the Science Advisory Panel for the California Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force and also served on its reforestation working group. His research interests include silviculture for ecological restoration, post-fire reforestation to promote ecosystem resilience, community wildfire preparedness, and forest management policy and practice.  


M.F. Forestry, University of California at Berkeley. 2001
B.S. Forestry, University of California at Berkeley. 1996

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