Studies and information

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CPUC statewide fire threat map, approved Jan. 19, 2018: PDF | CPUC map online | Google Earth KMZ file

Current projects – View

Fire history – coming soon

Jurisdictional – coming soon

The scientific papers provided below are from peer-reviewed journals. They are posted for information sharing and do not represent the views of the SOFAR Collaborative.

U.S. Government Accountability Office – Report to Congress on Wildland Fire Risk Reduction – View

Briefs – CA Fire Science Consortium – View

Dow et al. 2015 – Incorporating Resource Protection Constraints in an Analysis of Landscape Fuel-Treatment Effectiveness in the Northern Sierra Nevada – View

Stephens et al. 2014 – California Spotted Owl, Songbird, and Small Mammal Responses to Landscape Fuel Treatments – View

Roberts et al. 2017 – California Spotted Owl Occupancy On Mixed-Ownership Lands In the Sierra Nevada of California, 2012 Through 2016 – View

O’Hara and Ramage 2013 – Silviculture in an uncertain world: utilizing multi-aged management systems to integrate disturbance – View

Stephens et al. 2016 – Wildfire impacts on California spotted owl nesting habitat in the Sierra Nevada – View

Lydersen et al. 2017 – Evidence of fuels management and fire weather influencing fire severity in an extreme fire event

Harris and Taylor 2017 – Previous burns and topography limit and reinforce fire severity in a large wildfire – View

See GTR 220 and GTR 237, immediately below.

North et al. 2009 – GTR 220 – An Ecosystem Management Strategy for Sierran Mixed-Conifer Forests – View

North et al. 2012 – GTR 237 – Managing Sierra Nevada Forests – View

GTR 220 Research Brief for Resource Managers – View

California Fire Science Consortium: Malcolm North presentation – View

Frames: Malcolm North webinar – View

Sierra National Forest Plan Excerpt on Red Fir, draft 2016 – View

Forest Service 2015 Red Fir Workshop Materials – View

Mortenson et al. A forest health inventory assessment of red fir in upper montane California – View


K. Young Red Fir Workshop – View

M. Meyer 2015 Red Fir NRV Presentation – View

M. Meyer 2015 Red Fir Restoration Presentation – View

Mortenson 2015 Red Fir Workshop – View

North Red Fir Presentation – View

Red Fir Workshop Agenda – View

Red Fir Workshop Notes – View

Rojas Sierra National Forest Red Fir RX1 – View

Safford 2015 Climate Change Variation – View

Tompkins – Plumas Red Fir Management Examples – View

Vane Hemlock Restoration Project – View

Young MY Foster Firs – View

Ecological Restoration Institute, Northern Arizona University, Paper 39, Restoration as a mechanism to manage southwestern dwarf mistletoe in Ponderosa Pine forests, 8/2018 – View

4-FRI stakeholder group position letter on dwarf mistletoe, 4/2017 – View

Fire Adapted Communities booklet – developed by Pollock Pines – Camino Fire Safe Council – view