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Meeting Schedule

SOFAR Collaborative

The Collaborative meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:30-4:30 at Office of Emergency Services Meeting Room, Building A (downstairs), 330 Fair Lane, Placerville (unless location is otherwise noted).

  • June 13, 1:30-3:00 @ Office of Emergency Services Meeting Room, Building A (downstairs), 330 Fair Lane, Placerville  |  Topics: Sly Park, Camino, Chilli Bar to Georgetown Community Outreach; Encourage all to attend field visits on June 8-9 and June 21
  • July-August – No full Collaborative meetings; small group project planning meetings will be underway
  • September 12, 1:30 pm

Landscape Vision Committee

The Landscape Vision Committee meets 1:00-4:00 on the fourth Thursday of each month (beginning in February).

View materials here.

Location: Placerville Supervisor’s Office, 100 Forni Rd, Placerville, CA.

For more information: Contact Kendal Young, U.S. Forest Service: kendalyoung@fs.fed.us, 209-283-4008.

  • Thurs., May 31, 2:00-4:00 [NOTE DATE + TIME CHANGE] Agenda
  • Thurs., June 28, 1:00-4:00
  • Thurs., July 26, 1:00-4:00
  • Thurs., August 23, 1:00-4:00
  • Thurs., September 27, 1:00-4:00

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee meets via conference call on the last Monday of each month at 8:30 am.

Upcoming meetings:

  • 6/25, 8:30
  • 7/30, 8:30
  • 8/27, 8:30
  • 9/24, 8:30

Collaborative Materials

[Collaborative #15] May 9, 2018 – Agenda | Summary forthcoming | Presentation: Mutual Gain | Presentation: Collaboration with NEPA | Presentation (Kusel): Sierra Institute Woody Biomass Program | Presentation (McCoy): Wood to Fuel Pilot

[Collaborative #14] April 11, 2018 – Agenda | Summary | Presentation: Fire Adapted 50 | Presentation: Forest Resilience Bond | Dr. Paul Hessberg Fire Ecology TEDTalk | About Dr. Hessberg | 2014 Paper Co-Authored by Dr. Hessberg: Learning to Coexist with Wildfire

[Collaborative #13] March 14, 2018 – Agenda | SummarySummary – Ad Hoc SOFAR Land Managers Workshop | 2018 SOFAR Work Plan | Presentation – Steep Terrain Hazardous Fuels Treatment

[Collaborative #12] February 14, 2018 – Agenda | Summary | Draft 2018 SOFAR Work PlanPresentation: CalAm Forestry Group | CalAm Team Bios

[Collaborative #11] January 10, 2018 Agenda | Summary | SOFAR Values + GoalsPresentation: SOFAR Fall Assessment | Presentation: CAL FIRE Forest Health Program Draft Grant Guidelines | Link: CAL FIRE Grants | Presentation: Fire Safe Council Fuels Reduction Projects

[Collaborative #10] November 8, 2017Agenda | Summary | SOFAR Zone Desired Conditions | Presentation: SOFAR Desired ConditionsPresentation: Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership | Presentation: Caples Ecological Restoration Project

[Collaborative #9] October 11, 2017 – All day fire field trip – AgendaItinerary map | Longfire progression map | Presentation: Caples Creek Watershed Case Study

[Collaborative #8] September 13, 2017 – Agenda | Summary

[Collaborative #7] August 9, 2017 – Agenda | June Collaborative draft summary (for review and approval) | Presentation: Caples Creek Watershed Case Study

[Collaborative #6] July 12, 2017 field trip – Agenda | North et al. 2009 – GTR 220 | Briefs – CA Fire Science Consortium

[Collaborative #5] June 14, 2017 – Agenda | Summary | Forest Plan Revision Materials

[Collaborative #4] May 24, 2017 – Agenda | Summary

[Collaborative #3] April 26, 2017 – Agenda | Summary

[Collaborative #2] March 22, 2017 – Agenda | Summary

[Collaborative #1] February 22, 2017 – Agenda | Summary

Landscape Vision Committee Materials

[Landscape Vision #15] April 26, 2018 Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #14] March 22, 2018 – Agenda

[Landscape Vision #13] February 22, 2018 – Agenda

[Landscape Vision #13] January 24, 2018 – Agenda | Meeting notesLandscape Vision Road Map

[Landscape Vision #12] December 13, 2017 Agenda | SOFAR Zone Desired Conditions | Meeting focused on industrial lands desired conditions and Tahoe West process for marrying existing conditions with desired conditions

[Landscape Vision #11] November 14, 2017 – Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #10] October 25, 2017 – Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #9] September 27, 2017Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #8] August 31, 2017 – General Sherman Field Trip Meeting notes | Photo

[Landscape Vision #7] July 26, 2017Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #6] June 28, 2017Meeting notes | Notes – Desired Conditions | Notes – Spatial Needs

[Landscape Vision #5] May 10, 2017Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #4] April 12, 2017Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #3] March 8, 2017Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #2] February 8, 2017Meeting notes