Barren land is “timberland” if CalFire says so

April 26, 2013 | By JENNIFER THOMPSON

A California appeals court has sanctioned the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CalFire) regulation, as “timberland,” of land containing no trees and zoned for residential development.  PLF filed an amicus brief in the case—representing Del Norte County, Del Norte Association of Realtors and the Californi ...