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Opportunity to Comment: Twofer Fuels Reduction Project

Preliminary Environmental Assessment 30-Day Public Comment Period Open for Twofer Fuels Reduction Project Placerville and Pacific Ranger Districts, Eldorado National Forest A preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared for the Twofer Fuels Reduction Project, which is available for public review and comment. Learn more about the public comment period and how to comment. The legal [...]

2019-04-24T22:10:26+00:00April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Opportunity to Comment: Twofer Fuels Reduction Project

May 2 – Lecture on thinning approach to improve forest resiliency

Restoring pattern to frequent fire forests with variable-density thinning: implementation and initial outcomes Lecture by Dr. Eric Knapp, US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station Thursday May, 2, 2019, 1:00-2:00 Asmundson Hall "Big Hannah" (Room 242), University of California, Davis Come learn about how researchers utilized historical stand structures to guide a 'variable density' thinning [...]

2019-04-19T22:20:49+00:00April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on May 2 – Lecture on thinning approach to improve forest resiliency

Sierra to CA All-Lands Enhancement (SCALE) Meeting – May 30-31

Spring 2019 SCALE Meeting The Sierra Institute will be hosting the spring edition of the biannual Sierra to California All-Lands Enhancement (SCALE) project meeting in Jackson, May 30-31, 2019. In addition to discussions of pressing issues for advancing collaborative forest restoration, this will be an excellent opportunity to about the work of local forest collaborative, Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group, [...]

2019-04-15T18:21:42+00:00April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sierra to CA All-Lands Enhancement (SCALE) Meeting – May 30-31

Biochar and Biomass Field Day (May 8)

The Stanislaus National Forest, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Rocky Mountain Research Station, and Phoenix Energy invite you to attend: BIOCHAR AND BIOMASS FIELD DAY MAY 8, 2019, 9 am - 2 pm Lakemont Salvage sale, near Arnold, CA (Refer to map in the event flyer) View Flyer Come learn about: Converting dead timber to biochar [...]

2019-04-08T17:34:07+00:00April 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Biochar and Biomass Field Day (May 8)

Newsletter: Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

View the recently published newsletter from the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network Content includes FAC Net freebies, wildfire ordinance lessons learned, spring burning, volunteers, and more. Hot Off the (FAC Net) Press Put your FAC skills to the test and claim a free #fireadapted sticker (the new, 2019 one!) by taking our New Quiz: How Well [...]

2019-03-27T22:45:01+00:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Newsletter: Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

Workshop: Prescribed Fire on Private Lands (May 17-18)

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop | May 17-18 Location: Blodgett Forest Research Station, Georgetown, CA A two-day workshop designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. Opportunity to see first hand lands actively managed with prescribed fire.  Click here for the meeting flyer. Register now. Space is [...]

2019-03-27T22:33:47+00:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Workshop: Prescribed Fire on Private Lands (May 17-18)

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