The South Fork American River Cohesive Strategy is an All-Lands Wildland Fire Management Strategy with three goals:


• Resilient Landscapes  • Fire Adapted Communities  • Safe and Effective Wildfire Response


View the SOFAR Collaborative’s 2018 Progress Report


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 [...]

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 [...]

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Meeting: Thurs, Aug 22, 1:00-3:00

Field Trip: August 29, Red Fir Field Trip, 8:00-4:00

Please RSVP: dana.walsh@usda.gov

MEETING: SOFAR Collaborative meeting, Wednesday, Sept 11, 1:30-4:30

Office of Emergency Services Meeting Room, Building A (downstairs), 330 Fair Lane, Placerville

SOFAR Science Talks Fire-Adapted Communities
September 11, Placerville @ 1:30

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Space is limited; we ask that you RSVP for this event so we can plan room logistics accordingly. Please follow the link to RSVP: https://forms.gle/zham65R5VNdomek37 

2019 Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops


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Two upcoming workshops on using prescribed fire on private lands.

October 8th, 2019: Ambulance, Fire and EOC Facility, 18440 Striker Court, Sonora, CA

October 10th2019: American Legion Hall, 11401 American Legion Drive, Sutter Creek, CA

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Watch a 5 minute video on the SOFAR Cohesive Strategy


Watch a 5-minute video on the SOFAR Cohesive Strategy