The South Fork American River Cohesive Strategy is an All-Lands Wildland Fire Management Strategy with three goals:


• Resilient Landscapes  • Fire Adapted Communities  • Safe and Effective Wildfire Response


View the SOFAR Collaborative’s 2018 Progress Report


Sept 11, SOFAR Science Talks • Fire-Adapted Communities

SOFAR Science Talks • Fire-Adapted Communities September 11, Placerville @ 1:30 Come learn how communities can prepare against the damages of wildfires Renowned home fire-protection expert, Dr. Stephen Quarles, UC Cooperative Extension Advisor Emeritus, will join us at the September [...]

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Meeting: Thurs, Aug 22, 1:00-3:00

Field Trip: August 29, Red Fir Field Trip, 8:00-4:00

Please RSVP: dana.walsh@usda.gov

MEETING: SOFAR Collaborative meeting, Wednesday, Sept 11, 1:30-4:30

Office of Emergency Services Meeting Room, Building A (downstairs), 330 Fair Lane, Placerville

SOFAR Science Talks Fire-Adapted Communities
September 11, Placerville @ 1:30

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Space is limited; we ask that you RSVP for this event so we can plan room logistics accordingly. Please follow the link to RSVP: https://forms.gle/zham65R5VNdomek37 

2019 Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops


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Two upcoming workshops on using prescribed fire on private lands.

October 8th, 2019: Ambulance, Fire and EOC Facility, 18440 Striker Court, Sonora, CA

October 10th2019: American Legion Hall, 11401 American Legion Drive, Sutter Creek, CA

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Watch a 5 minute video on the SOFAR Cohesive Strategy


Watch a 5-minute video on the SOFAR Cohesive Strategy