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CAL FIRE Forestry Assistance Grant Opportunity

CAL FIRE  Forestry Assistance Grant Opportunity - Accepting Applications April 1 and due May 31, 2020 CONTACT: Stewart McMorrow Deputy Chief Forestry Assistance Programs 530-379-5085 stewart.mcmorrow@fire.ca.gov CAL FIRE has created a new grant opportunity for eligible entities (Counties, Resource Conservation Districts, and Nonprofits) to provide technical and financial assistance to forestland owners.  The purpose of [...]

2020-04-02T02:22:25+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAL FIRE Forestry Assistance Grant Opportunity

Save the Date – CA Adaptation Forum (August 2020)

Join Us for the 2020 California Adaptation Forum!   View Event Flyer Tribal and indigenous communities play a critical role in our collective efforts to adapt and build resilience to the impacts of climate change. Not only should Tribes have a larger voice in California’s adaptation planning and decision-making processes, we believe adaptation practitioners have [...]

2020-02-26T00:08:56+00:00February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Save the Date – CA Adaptation Forum (August 2020)

CAL FIRE Wildfire Resilience and Forestry Assistance Grant Workshops

Save the Date: CAL FIRE Grant Workshops CAL FIRE Wildfire Resilience and Forestry Assistance Grant Workshops CONTACT: Stewart McMorrow Deputy Chief Forestry Assistance Programs 530-379-5085 stewart.mcmorrow@fire.ca.gov Release Date: January 3, 2020 CAL FIRE will hold three workshops including a webinar about the 2020 Wildfire Resilience and Forestry Assistance Grant funded by Proposition 68. Each workshop [...]

2020-02-23T02:54:43+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAL FIRE Wildfire Resilience and Forestry Assistance Grant Workshops

Camino-Pollock Pines Fuel Break – Oct. 10 Community Meeting

Camino-Pollock Pines Fuel Break to be Discussed at Community Meeting on Oct. 10th Thursday, October 10th | 6:00-8:00 PM Pollock Pines Community Center,  2675 Sanders Drive, Pollock Pines The El Dorado County Resource Conservation District (RCD), CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit and the Eldorado National Forest are hosting a community meeting on October 10th to [...]

2019-10-04T22:40:36+00:00October 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Camino-Pollock Pines Fuel Break – Oct. 10 Community Meeting

CAL FIRE CCI grant workshops dates and locations

2019-2020 Climate Change Investments Forest Health & Fire Prevention Grant Workshops CAL FIRE is hosting public workshops on the 2019-2020 Forest Health & Fire Prevention Grant Programs funded by California Climate Investments (CCI). - UpcomingWorkshops near to SOFAR: Placerville, Oct 2 @10a - Fire Prevention - USFS Supervisor's Office, 100 Forni Rd Sacramento, Oct 3 [...]

2019-09-27T23:58:48+00:00September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CAL FIRE CCI grant workshops dates and locations

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 11 SOFAR Collaborative meeting to discuss: Creating fire-adapted communities Best planning practices within and adjacent communities Articulating [...]

2019-08-19T18:12:35+00:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sept 11, SOFAR Science Talks • Fire-Adapted Communities

Georgetown FSC awarded State funding for Kelsey Fuels Reduction Project!

Members of the Chili Bar - Georgetown Focus Area Work Group submitted a grant request to the California State Fire Safe Council in June 12, 2019 for the Kelsey Fuels Reduction Project for $99,316 and a supporting match from El Dorado FSC, EDCO DOT, CAL FIRE--Amador-El Dorado Unit, and El Dorado and Georgetown RCD. Tamara [...]

2019-08-19T17:31:43+00:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Georgetown FSC awarded State funding for Kelsey Fuels Reduction Project!

Empowering Fire Adapted Communities in Humboldt County

Fire Adapted Communities - "Neighbors helping neighbors" Safe and appropriate prescribed burning doesn't always have to call for complicated, large crew operations. Humboldt County Prescribed Burn Association (HCPBA) empowers private landowners to have the tools and training  to safely apply fire to the landscape. Learn more about HCPBA's story and their approach to prescribed burn - [...]

2019-08-08T01:49:27+00:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Empowering Fire Adapted Communities in Humboldt County

SOFAR Red Fir Field Trip – Aug 29, 8:00-4:00

Red fir forests make up a large portion of the forest area in the upper headwaters of the SOFAR watershed and many other watersheds on the Eldorado National Forest. These forests are threatened by climate-related tree mortality and potential high severity fire, but little information exists on appropriate management objectives in red fir forests. SOFAR [...]

2019-08-08T01:18:51+00:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SOFAR Red Fir Field Trip – Aug 29, 8:00-4:00

Volunteer and Make a Difference in the Headwaters of the American River

Come out and help prepare for a critically needed prescribed fire within the Caples Creek Roadless Area (an area recommended for wilderness designation by the Forest Service). The Caples Ecological Restoration Project, located about 1 hour 45 minutes east of Sacramento, is one of the largest prescribed fire projects ever proposed in the Central Sierra. [...]

2019-05-29T03:17:12+00:00May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Volunteer and Make a Difference in the Headwaters of the American River