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Meeting Schedule

SOFAR Collaborative

The Collaborative meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:30-4:00 at Office of Emergency Services Meeting Room, Building A (downstairs), 330 Fair Lane, Placerville (unless location is otherwise noted).

Next Meeting – November 13  @ El Dorado Irrigation District – Agenda

  • December 11  @ County Supervisors Board Room
  • January 8 @ El Dorado Irrigation District

Landscape Vision Committee

The Landscape Vision Committee typically meets 1:00-3:00 on the fourth Thursday of each month

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

Note: Due to expected power outages, the Oct 24 meeting has been cancelled. 

Next Meeting: TBD. November meeting is being rescheduled.

View past meeting materials here.

For more information: Contact Jason Sieg, U.S. Forest Service: jmsieg@fs.fed.us, 530-647-5301.

Priority Focus Area Work Groups

Caples Headwaters
  • Past meetings: November 16, 2018
Chili Bar to Georgetown 
Meets on fourth Mondays 9:00-11:00 unless stated otherwise. View planning area map (or click for larger resolution PDF).

Steering Committee

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

Upcoming meetings:

  • Oct 28

Collaborative Materials

[Collaborative #22] September 11, 2019Agenda | SummaryScience Talk (Quarles) Presentation

[Collaborative #21] May 8, 2019 – Agenda | SummaryChili Bar-Georgetown Update Presentation | Focus Area Factsheets (Printer-Friendly): Chili Bar-GeorgetownHeadwaters | SOFAR Communication Plan (May 2019 update)

[Collaborative #20] March 28, 2019 Agenda | Summary | Science Talk (Collins) Presentation | List of Potential Actions (updated 4/24/19)

[Collaborative #19] February 13, 2019Agenda | SummarySOFAR 2019 Proposed Work Plan | Project Support: List of Potential Actions | Draft Letter of Support

[Collaborative #18] November 14, 2018Agenda | Summary | SOFAR 2018 Progress Report (November Update) |  Revised Collaborative Project Guidelines | Headwaters / Caples Focus Area (Presentation; Map)

[Collaborative #17] September 12, 2018 – Agenda | Summary | SOFAR 2018 Progress Report (August Update) | Presentation: Sly Park to Camino Focus Area | SOFAR Collaborative Project Guidelines (9/12/18)

[Site Visit] June 30, 2018 – Understanding Resilience at Caples

[Site Visit] June 21, 2018 – Fire Adapted 50

[Collaborative #16] June 13, 2018 – Agenda | Summary

[Collaborative #15] May 9, 2018 – Agenda | Summary | 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 #28] September 26, 2019 –  Agenda | Red Fir Field Trip Summary Report | 9/4 LV Committee Notes2018 Land Managers Workshop Summary

[Landscape Vision #27] September 4, 2019 – Red Fir Focus MeetingAgenda | Meeting Notes |  Red Fir Ecosystem Health Concerns | Red Fir Strategy Intent (7/25/19) | Aug 29 Red Fir Field Trip Map

[Landscape Vision #26] July 25, 2019Agenda | Meeting NotesRed Fir and Dwarf Mistletoe Resources | Red Fir Strategy Intent (7/25/19 annotations)

[Landscape Vision #25] June 11, 2019Agenda | Meeting Notes

[Landscape Vision #24] May 31, 2019 Agenda | Meeting Notes

[Landscape Vision #23] April 25, 2019Agenda | Meeting Notes 

[Landscape Vision #22] February 28, 2019Agenda | Meeting NotesFeb 13 Collaborative Summary | List of Potential Actions | Draft Focus Area Fact Sheet Concept Design

[Landscape Vision #21] December 12, 2018  – Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #20] October 25, 2018 – Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #19] August 23, 2018 – Agenda | Meeting notesTCSI Desired Landscape Outcomes

[Landscape Vision #18] June 28, 2018 – Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #17] May 31, 2018 Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #16] April 26, 2018 Agenda | Meeting notes

[Landscape Vision #15] March 22, 2018 – Agenda

[Landscape Vision #14] 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