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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News ItemsScientists Study Effects of Wildfire Management on Bird Populations - R & D Magazine2/15/2018 9:40:00 AM
R & D Magazine Scientists Study Effects of Wildfire Management on Bird Populations R & D Magazine On the tail of California's most destructive and expensive year of firefighting ever, it might seem obvious that vegetation removal would reduce the risk of such a year happening again. But scientists from the University of Arizona and the University ...
Burns planned next week in Colyear Springs area - Red Bluff Daily News1/29/2018 8:35:27 PM
Burns planned next week in Colyear Springs area Red Bluff Daily News Red Bluff >> The Tehama Glenn Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection plans to burn some 960 acres of chaparral on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 5-6. The burn will take place west of Red Bluff in the Colyear Springs area. Burning ...
Wine country lacked water-dropping aircraft in first hours of wildfires - Los Angeles Times10/19/2017 5:59:52 PM
Valley Center Happenings Wine country lacked water-dropping aircraft in first hours of wildfires Los Angeles Times ... assistant director of planning for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. “Aircraft have slowed down fires when conditions are right, but ground crews are the critical force.” Other fire experts agreed, saying the force of the ... California Statewide Fire Summary Valley Center Happenings Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires NBC Bay Area Sonoma County firefight 'turning corner' but intimidating losses loom Santa Rosa Press Democrat all 2,153 news articles »
Fire Management News ItemsScientist studies effects of wildfire management on bird populations ... - Science Daily2/14/2018 7:34:34 PM
Scientist studies effects of wildfire management on bird populations ... Science Daily On the tail of California's most destructive and expensive year of firefighting ever, it might seem obvious that vegetation removal would reduce the risk of such a year happening again. But scientists are showing that in chaparral, California's iconic ... and more »
CENIC Recognizes Technology Projects to Combat California ... - Business Wire (press release)2/13/2018 9:01:04 PM
Business Wire (press release) CENIC Recognizes Technology Projects to Combat California ... Business Wire (press release) LA MIRADA, Calif. & BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In recognition of work to bring advanced IT and telecommunications to the fight to contain California wildfires, the WIFIRE, HPWREN, and AlertTahoe projects have been selected as recipients of the ... and more »
Time for California to adopt smarter forest fire policies - The San ... - The San Diego Union-Tribune2/6/2018 8:11:16 PM
The San Diego Union-Tribune Time for California to adopt smarter forest fire policies - The San ... The San Diego Union-Tribune It's beyond perverse that fire policies increase wildfire risks. and more »
Professor examines fallout, cause of fire - Camarillo Acorn1/25/2018 10:03:58 PM
Camarillo Acorn Professor examines fallout, cause of fire Camarillo Acorn Prolonged drought triggered by a shifting jet stream that has disrupted California's normal rain and wind patterns—along with big open spaces in the county where vegetation covers miles of terrain with no breaks in between— provided perfect ...
Millions of dead trees could spark giant wildfires, UC Berkeley study ... - Daily Californian1/24/2018 2:20:54 AM
Daily Californian Millions of dead trees could spark giant wildfires, UC Berkeley study ... Daily Californian Fire experts, including two UC Berkeley researchers, published a study Wednesday that found that the 100 million dead trees in the Sierra Nevada could potentially increase the risk of mass fires in the next decade. The accumulation of dead trees ... Group wants citizens to have voice in salvage logging plan; Curry Coastal Pilot all 2 news articles »
Firewise Communities News ItemsMeet The Union Editorial Board's community members - The Union of Grass Valley1/27/2018 12:42:15 AM
The Union of Grass Valley Meet The Union Editorial Board's community members The Union of Grass Valley Born in San Francisco, Mike Dobbins has lived in many states, including one Pacific island, before returning to California in the early '60s. "Perfect timing: The Beach Boys, Surfing USA and best of all, Surfer Girls!" He attended San Diego State ... and more »
Lawmaker: Homeowners With Wildfire Risk Might Lose Insurance - KQED1/5/2018 4:56:35 PM
KQED Lawmaker: Homeowners With Wildfire Risk Might Lose Insurance KQED Ruiz said insurance works best for customers if insurance companies are allowed to compete freely. She said some insurers already offer discount programs for homeowners in Firewise communities . She also said there is a lot of insurance available in ... Availability and Affordability of Coverage for Wildfire Loss in - California Department of Insurance - State of ... California Department of Insurance - State of California all 43 news articles »
California State Senator Introduces the Wildfire Safety and Recovery Act to Promote Fire Prevention and Access to ... - Sierra Sun Times12/21/2017 8:47:17 AM
Sierra Sun Times California State Senator Introduces the Wildfire Safety and Recovery Act to Promote Fire Prevention and Access to ... Sierra Sun Times The legislation will spur increased investments in fire prevention. More than 100 California communities have joined the national Firewise program to promote wildfire prevention efforts, and in 2014 the Department of Insurance approved mitigation ... and more »
Statewide fire fee suspended in California climate change deal - Sierra Star7/20/2017 3:38:29 PM
Sierra Star Statewide fire fee suspended in California climate change deal Sierra Star Grant projects include: Firewise Communities Evacuation Routes, Cascadel Tree Removal, funding for the North Fork Biomass Disposal Facility, reducing threats via removal of downed dead trees for Mariposa County, Mariposa Countywide Chipping of ... and more »