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Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program – 2019 Summit and Board Meeting (Mar 6-7)

Please join us for the 2019 Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program Summit and Sierra Nevada Conservancy Board Meeting (March 6-7, Cameron Park) March 6 | 1:00 - 5:00 | Summit March 7 | 9:00-3:00 | SNC Board Meeting Click here to register and learn more about the event 2019 Watershed Improvement Program Summit In Their [...]

2019-02-15T20:45:02+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program – 2019 Summit and Board Meeting (Mar 6-7)

El Dorado County – Fire Prevention Public Meetings

Join us for a public discussion about fire prevention (Jan 31, Feb 5, & Feb 7)   Event Flyer Fire season is now a year-round reality in El Dorado County and its surrounding areas. The tragic Camp Fire is but the latest example of the devastation from a wildfire out of control. But did you know: [...]

2019-01-29T22:57:18+00:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on El Dorado County – Fire Prevention Public Meetings

CPUC to Hold State’s First Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit (March 20-21)

CPUC TO HOLD STATE’S FIRST WILDFIRE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO, November 26, 2018 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in conjunction with other state entities and private partners, will host the state’s first convening of thought leaders and practitioners from state and local governments, academia, and the technology industry to discuss the challenges [...]

2018-11-29T06:52:07+00:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CPUC to Hold State’s First Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit (March 20-21)

Annual Prescribed Burn Program to Begin Soon on Eldorado National Forest

PLACERVILLE, Calif. -The Eldorado National Forest will begin its annual prescribed burn program as soon as weather conditions are favorable. Fire managers plan to burn up to 7,000 acres of national forest land this fall, winter and spring using a combination of understory and pile burning techniques. The actual number of acres burned will depend [...]

2018-11-06T20:36:59+00:00November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Annual Prescribed Burn Program to Begin Soon on Eldorado National Forest

Start-up Blue Forest secures funding for first privately financed forest fire bond

Article - LA Times, Nov. 1, 2018 In a remote corner of the Sierra Nevada, amid 8,000-foot peaks and deep river gorges, a financial experiment is about to begin. Once this winter’s snow melts, workers will cut down small trees and burn off undergrowth across 5,000 acres of the Tahoe National Forest. But those workers [...]

2018-11-06T20:29:16+00:00November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Start-up Blue Forest secures funding for first privately financed forest fire bond

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