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2018-2019 CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grants

CAL FIRE announced the solicitation of the FY 2018-2019 Fire Prevention Grants Program on October 17, 2018. California’s 2018-2019 budget allocates up to $155 million to CAL FIRE’s Fire Prevention Program. Applications need to be submitted no later than December 19, 2018 by 3:00 PM PST. Please see the Fire Prevention Grants Webpage for a [...]

2018-10-18T21:04:06+00:00October 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018-2019 CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grants

New Video: Cross Laminated Timber Fire Testing

The U.S. Forest Service recently published live footage of fire testing on a full-scale cross laminated timber building. The tests are explained by two FPL researchers involved in the project. Testing demonstrated it is possible to build a fire resistant building using cross laminated timber. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuVTCOmRGd0

2018-09-29T01:37:56+00:00September 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Video: Cross Laminated Timber Fire Testing

Article: Biochar

During the September SOFAR Collaborative meeting, a participant mentioned a recently-published article on biochar and organic agriculture. That article is now posted - view.

2018-09-25T17:19:52+00:00September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Article: Biochar

SCALE July 2018 Newsletter: Collaborative Tools and More

SCALE July 2018 Newsletter - view online Collaborative Project Planning for Forest Restoration Across the West, a number of examples of innovative approaches to boost capacity for project planning and implementation are underway. For example, on the Colville NF in Northeast Washington, a contractor bid on the A to Z project that included responsibility for [...]

2018-08-03T15:06:41+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SCALE July 2018 Newsletter: Collaborative Tools and More

Update: Successful Steep Terrain Demo

Summary: On June 8 and 9, 2018, 142 guests participated in the steep terrain demo, at which nine fuels treatment systems were demonstrated. A final report will be available this fall via the Steep Terrain Demo website (link). Media coverage: US Forest Service and Cal Fire show off equipment for steep-terrain fire suppression; Sacramento Bee, June 9, 2018, [...]

2018-07-24T18:36:15+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Update: Successful Steep Terrain Demo

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

See below for a number of funding opportunities. Visit Sierra CAMP’s Grant Opportunities page for more. Rural Development Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant Applications accepted continuously. This program provides grants to assist rural communities that have had a significant decline in quantity or quality of drinking water. Grant may fund waterline extensions from existing systems, construction of [...]

2018-07-24T18:59:26+00:00July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Upcoming Funding Opportunities

November 8 Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group Monitoring & Science Symposium

Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group Monitoring & Science Symposium November 8, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Jackson, CA The goal of this symposium is to better understand and promote effective collaborative-based forest management. The Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group (ACCG) is a community-based organization that works to create fire-safe communities, healthy forests and watersheds, and sustainable local economies. Cornerstone [...]

2018-07-24T18:37:06+00:00October 6th, 2017|archived|Comments Off on November 8 Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group Monitoring & Science Symposium

Fall Prescribed Burn Program Reduces Risk + Realizes Benefits of Fire on the Eldorado National Forest

PLACERVILLE, CA, October 5, 2017 – The Eldorado National Forest will begin its fall prescribed burn program as soon as weather conditions are favorable. Fire managers plan to burn approximately 16,140 acres of national forest land this fall, winter and spring using a combination of understory and pile burning techniques. The actual number of acres [...]

2018-07-24T19:22:25+00:00October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fall Prescribed Burn Program Reduces Risk + Realizes Benefits of Fire on the Eldorado National Forest