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Expo Program

SCLC Presents the 73rd Annual Forest Products & Construction Equipment Exposition
Shasta District Fairgrounds 1890 Briggs St. Anderson CA 96007

Working Together – We Will Make a Difference
February 10-12, 2022

The 2022 Expo is over!

We would like to thank everyone who attended. You can review the program below for posterity.

Previous Days

Tuesday, February 8th

8:00 a.m. to Conclusion – Northern Arizona University Alumni Breakfast
Location
: Black Bear Diner, Redding
Contact: Ted James - Phone: (530) 378-8141 | Email: tjames@spi-ind.com

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #1 (Day 1)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall
This is the standard Licensed Timber Operators Training class provided by Cal Fire.  There are additional requirements for most LTO license categories not provided by this class.  The class consists of two (2) eight-hour days. Attendance of both class sessions is mandatory. Class materials provided will be 3-hole punched. Please bring a binder in addition to writing utensils, highlighters, and post-it notes.
Class size limited to 40 students; registration fee is due upon registration.

To register contact:

SOLD OUT
Shasta Community College   
Phone: (530) 242-7638 | Email: rroe@shastacollege.edu

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – “Incident Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
This safety training class will allow attendees to receive an “Interagency Emergency Equipment Operator Card” issued by Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service through the State Fire Marshall’s Office. When properly equipped, persons with the “Vendor Card” can work on fires under Cal Fire or U.S. Forest Service command.

Instructors: Tom Fields, Fire Science Instructor with Shasta-Trinity Regional Occupation Program and Assistant Chief, Palo Cedro Fire Department. Gary Lyons, retired Battalion Chief, Cal Fire. Class size limited to 40 students.

Registration Fee $175 – Lunch provided

To register contact:

SCLC
Phone: (530) 222-1290 | Email: sclcexpo@att.net

2 Units ACL Pro-Logger CE Credits and LANC Certified Logger CE Credits

Wednesday, February 9th

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #1 (Day 2)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall
This is the second of two (2) eight-hour training days.

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Logger’s Association of Northern California presents: First Aid/CPR
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferreira Hall. There will be a $75 fee for those who wish to     register but arenot members of the Logging Association of Northern California.
Contact: Mark Lathrop at (530) 926-0771 | Email: lancmarkl@gmail.com
No elective Certified Logger CE Units but provides “Proof of CPR” for annual renewal as LANC Certified Loggers

9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – 39th Annual Golf Tournament – Shotgun Start (Check-In 8:00 a.m.)
Location: Gold Hills Golf Club, Redding, CA
Entry fee $75 – Lunch and Special prizes included. Entry limited to first 120 paid entries.
Contact: Paul Violett (530) 675-2343 | Email: pviolett@soperwheeler.com

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Associated California Loggers presents: “Risk Management”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Sponsored by Associated California Loggers, and presented by ACL Safety Director, Don Milani. There are fees associated with this presentation: Fee $65
Contact: Don Milani (916) 704-6018 | Email: milanisafetyservices@comcast.net
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Media Logging Contest
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena
Join local media celebrities as they compete for the coveted Logging Conference Trophy

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Associated California Loggers presents: First Aid/CPR
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds Fusaro Hall
Sponsored by Associated California Loggers and presented by ACL Safety Director, Don Milani. There are fees associated with this presentation:    Fee $75
4 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit (for first-time Pro Loggers).  No elective Pro Logger CE Units but provides “Proof of CPR” for annual renewal as Pro Loggers.
Contact: Don Milani (916) 704-6018 | Email: milanisafetyservices@comcast.net

5:00 p.m. to Conclusion – SCLC Board Meeting
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

Thursday, February 10th

Thursday Morning Events

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Gin Fizz Breakfast – Doors open at 7:30 a.m.
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Bullwhackers TBD.
You must have a ticket to attend this event.
2 LANC QLP (qualified logging professional)Credits

Join your logging and construction industry friends to kick off the start of the Logging Conference.  Breakfast, eye openers, memorials and awards will be featured.

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #2 (Day 1)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall
SOLD OUT

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Education Day – By Invitation Only
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds
Each year SCLC enlists the assistance of volunteers which include Professional Forester’s, Logger’s, Resource Professional’s, Agency Staff, Scientists, Business Owner’s and Landowner’s. They host local and regional students and introduce them to Forest Management and the Forest Products Industry.   

11:00 a.m. Exhibits Open at Shasta District Fairgrounds

Thursday Afternoon Events

11:30 a.m. to Conclusion – Presidents Ax Throw and Luncheon
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena and Cattlewomen’s Food Court
The competition is fierce as the Sierra–Cascade Logging Conference Past Presidents compete for the bull’s eye. Winner takes home the Mike Balcom Award!

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. “Fire and the Future of California Timberlands”
Location:  Shasta District Fairgrounds Fusaro Hall
Panel Discussion with Q&A addressing, “Fire and the Future of California Timberlands”, with moderator Dee Sanders and panelists Dan Tomascheski, Mike Albrecht, George Morris III and Senator Brian Dahle.
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit        2 LANC QLP (qualified Logging professional) Credits

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Logging Sports Exhibition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena
Join the action as college teams from across California, Nevada, Arizona and Oregon compete in traditional logging sports events including; chopping, whip-sawing, ax throwing, and choker-setting among others. Stihl chain saws and safety gear provided by Al’s Saw Shop, Redding, CA

5:00 p.m.  Exhibits Close

Thursday Evening Events

5:30 p.m. Presidents Reception and Vendor Dinner
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
You must have a ticket to attend this event.

Friday, February 11th

Friday Morning Events

 7:00 a.m. to Conclusion – Alumni Breakfasts
Humboldt State University Forestry Alumni Breakfast Sponsored by Trinity River Lumber Company
Location: Gaia Hotel
Contact: Greg Kostick (530) 532-0621 or 515-2345

7:30 a.m. to Conclusion -Cal Poly Forestry & Natural Resources Alumni Breakfast
Location
: Black Bear Diner, Redding
Contact: Sarah Oldson (530) 251-3278 | Email: saraho@crcforestry.com

7:30 a.m. to Conclusion – Cal Forester’s Alumni Breakfast
Location
: C. R. Gibbs American Grille, Redding
Contact: Don Beaty (530) 524-1793 | Email: donb@wmbeaty.com
Alt. Contact: Bob Rynearson (530) 524-0105 | Email: bobr@wmbeaty.com

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #2 (Day 2)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall
This is the second of two (2) eight-hour training days.

9:00 a.m.  Exhibits Open at Shasta District Fairgrounds

10:00 a.m. – 11:30a.m.     Reforestation and The Loggers Future
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
The future is bright and we intend to show that in this panel discussion on what measures industrial and federal timberland managers are taking to ensure we have a future.
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit     2 LANC QLP (qualified logging professional) credits

10:00 a.m. to 11:30a.m. - Reforestation and The Loggers Future
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
The future is bright and we intend to show that in this panel discussion on what measures industrial and federal timberland managers are taking to ensure we have a future.
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit.  2 LANC Qualified Logging Professional Credits (QLP)

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Logging Sports Exhibition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena
Join the action as college teams from across California, Nevada, Arizona and Oregon compete in traditional logging sports events including; chopping, whip-sawing, ax throwing, and choker-setting among others. Stihl chain saws and safety gear provided by Al’s Saw Shop, Redding, CA

11:00 a.m. to Conclusion – Jerry Bryant Ladies Day Luncheon
Location: Win-River Casino Hotel “Eagle Room” – Redding, CA
Must have a ticket to attend this event.

Friday Afternoon Events

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Panel Discussion: Understanding State Investments in Forest Recovery
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Moderator: Matt Dias - Cal Forests
This panel focuses on informing participants on the ongoing and unprecedented investment that the state of California has made within last year’s state budget, as well as in the proposed budget for 2022/23.  Panelists will be focused upon specific budgetary allocations in the areas of bio-energy and workforce development.
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit | 2 LANC QLP (qualified logging professional) Credits

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion “Taking the Next Step”
Location: Shasta district Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Moderator: Zane Peterson
This panel will discuss taking the next step in conquering the monumental task of harvesting all of the burnt timber in front of us. We will discuss what could be best practices for logging, trucking and processing the timber at sawmills and biomass plants.
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit | 2 LANC QLP (qualified logging professional) Credits

3:00 p.m.-3:30p.m.  Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (inclement weather, Ferreira Hall)
Wild Things, Inc. was founded in 1987 for the explicit purpose of housing and caring for displaced wildlife and educating the public with a message of conservation and appreciation for natural wonders.

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – California Women in Timber Reception
Location
: Redding Rodeo Association Clubhouse , Redding, CA
Come and meet the women in the California Women in Timber group and hear about their many activities and programs.  Enjoy complimentary appetizers and one free beverage at the no-host bar.

5:00 p.m.  Exhibits Close

Friday Evening Events

5:00 p.m. to Conclusion – Lumberjack Banquet & Education Auction – Doors open at 5:00
Location: Redding Civic Center, Redding, CA
Doors open at 5:00 p.m., Dinner starts serving at 6:00 p.m.  Must have a ticket to attend this event.

Saturday, February 12th

Saturday Morning Events

6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Truckers Seminar
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Doors open at 6:30 a.m. – coffee, donuts, and breakfast burritos provided.
Door prize tickets $5 – Check at the door for prizes. Presentations by California Highway Patrol, California Air Resources Board, Pape Kenworth and California Trucking Association.

3 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit | 3 LANC QLP (qualified logging professional) Credits

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Victor Insurance Presents
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferreira Hall
Sponsored by: Victor Insurance Services, presented by ACL Safety Director Don Milani.

Contact: Don Milani (916) 704-6018     email: milanisafetyservices@comcast.net
2 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit

9:00 a.m.  Exhibits Open at Shasta District Fairgrounds

9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – “Log Loader Skills Competition”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Infield
Test your log loading skills in the SCLC Log Loader Skills Competition.   Along with bragging rights, awards will be given for 1st through 5th place.
To participate in this event, Loader Operators must be a SCLC “Member” and are required to be sponsored by a company or be an owner/operator.

Contact: Gary Warner (530) 941-4655 or 241-4000 | Email: gwarnerinc1@sbcglobal.net

9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – “Excavator Rodeo”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Infield

Can you dig it? Balance it? That is the question that contestants from far and wide will try to answer. Join us as we watch experienced excavator operators fight time and gravity to take home the prize money.  Equipment available to competitors will include CAT, Case, John Deere, Komatsu, and Link Belt excavators. There is a $10 entry fee to participate.

1st Prize - $1000    2nd Prize - $500    3rd Prize - $250
    
Contact: Keith Foster (530) 941-7414 or (530) 221-2103

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Logging Sports Exhibition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena
Join the action as college teams from across California, Nevada, Arizona and Oregon compete in traditional logging sports events including; chopping, whip-sawing, ax throwing, and choker-setting among others. Stihl chain saws and safety gear provided by Al’s Saw Shop, Redding, CA

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (if inclement weather, Ferrari Hall)

Wild Things, Inc. was founded in 1987 for the explicit purpose of housing and caring for displaced wildlife and educating the public with a message of conservation and appreciation for natural wonders

Saturday Afternoon Events

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (if inclement weather, Ferrari Hall)
Wild Things, Inc. was founded in 1987 for the explicit purpose of housing and caring for displaced wildlife and educating the public with a message of conservation and appreciation for natural wonders.

3:00 p.m.  Sierra–Cascade Logging Conference Gun Drawing
Drawing will be held at Shasta District Fairgrounds. Winner need not be present to win - $20 donation. Tickets for sale at Fairgrounds during the Equipment Expo.

This Year’s Drawing

First Place Winner - 2020 Polaris Ranger XP.
Second Prize - $1000 Sportsmans Warehouse Gift Card
Third Prize – $500.00 Cabela's Gift Card

3:30 p.m. Exhibits Close