Wildfire Resources in El Dorado County

 CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans

   
Articles on CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans
pdf California Forest Practice Rules
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The purpose of the Forest Practice Rules is to implement the provisions of the Z'berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973 in a manner consistent with other laws, including but not limited to, the Timberland Productivity Act of 1982, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) of 1970, the Porter Cologne Water Quality Act, and the California Endangered Species Act.

pdf Shasta County Fire Department 2014 Master Plan
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The foundation of the Shasta County Fire Department's Master Plan is based on strategic goals designed to meet the challenges associated with providing an emergency response delivery system that evolves to meet changes in its demographics, society, economy, and climate.

pdf Unit Strategic Fire Plan 2012: Lassen-Modoc-Plumas
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The Unit's Fire Management Plan is intended to provide information to CAL FIRE personnel, various County Boards of Supervisors, Fire Safe Councils and other stakeholders focused on identifying specific problem areas and solving the mutually agreed upon fire issues.

CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans Organizations & Professionals
There are 3 resources serving El Dorado County in the following categories:
map itMap of CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans Organizations & Professionals serving El Dorado County
CalFire Units / Fire Plans
Amador-El Dorado Unit
Kelly Keenan - Unit Chief - Camino, CA
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Resilient- Latitudes and Attitudes
CA

 Fire Management

   
Articles on Fire Management
Keep tabs on wildfire activity via this U.S. Geological Survey website, GeoMAC.

Point and Click to Track Wildfire Activity in the United States.  Wildfires continue to burn across much of the western United States, and 39,000 fires have scorched 5,899,245 acres this year as of August 7, 2017 according to the National Interagency Fire Center

Is Your Property Safe From Wildfire?
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Fire is an important natural process of forests and rangelands. But while fire plays an important role in the ecology of these areas, it can be devastating if homes, valuable timber, and range areas are destroyed.

After the Fires: Hydrophobic Soils
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Hydrophobic soils repel water. A thin layer of soil at or below the mineral soil surface can become hydrophobic after intense heating. The hydrophobic layer is the result of a waxy substance that is derived from plant material burned during a hot fire.

pdf Get Read for Fire Season
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pdf Homeowners' Checklist
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How to make your home fire safe.

pdf California Fire Safe Council Brochure
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Our Mission: Mobilizing Californians to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires.

Lack of prescribed burns fuels rise of megafires, ASU fire historian says
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Wildfire is a striking story, often filled with the drama of danger. But there's a narrative missing from many of the reports: We need more controlled fires to prevent these runaway infernos, said fire historian and Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Stephen Pyne.

pdf A review of fire effects on vegetation and soils in the Great Basin Region: response and ecological site characteristics
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Abstract This review synthesizes the state of knowledge on fire effects on vegetation and soils in semi-arid ecosystems in the Great  Basin Region, including the central and northern Great Basin and Range, Columbia River Basin, and the Snake River Plain.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Science-Based Risk Analysis Report (Western Regional Risk Report)
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The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (Cohesive Strategy) is a bold, new national approach to the increasingly complex reality of wildland fire and land management, and fire response.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

Wildfire and Vegetation Response to Climate Change
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Rachel Loehman of the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station presents this video short course on how climate, fire and vegetation are closely linked in western ecosystems and discusses how climate change might affect vegetation by changing wildfire disturbance patterns.

pdf Wildland Fire in Ecosystems
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Effects of Fire on Soil and Water

pdf Reframing HRO A Focus on Behavior
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pdf BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

Fire Management Organizations & Professionals
There are 56 resources serving El Dorado County in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving El Dorado County
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
California Forestry Association
David A. Bischel - President - Sacramento, CA
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Northern California Prescribed Fire Council
Lenya Quinn-Davidson - Director - Ukiah, CA
Foresters
William Keye
The ForestKeeperCA
Anne Heissenbuttel
Heissenbuttel Natural Resource Consulting - Pine Grove, CA
Bonnie J. Burchill, ACF
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. - Forestry Operations Mgr. - Santa Rosa, CA
Brian Rueger
Integrated Forest Management LLC - Springville, CA
CA Forest Stewardship Helpline
Jeff Calvert - Forestry Assistance, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
California Forestry Association
David A. Bischel - President - Sacramento, CA
Charll K. Stoneman, ACF
Stoneman Forestry Services - Eureka, CA
Christopher Hipkin
Forester/Botanist - Statewide Forestry Services - Oakland, CA
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Forest Landowners of California
- Folsom, CA
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
George D. Gentry
Board of Forestry and Fire Protection - Sacramento, CA
Glenn Zane
Continental Resource Solutions, Inc - Redding, CA
James D. Chapin, ACF
Shasta Land Management Consultants - Partner - Redding, CA
James L. Able
James L. Able Forestry Consultants Inc. - Eureka, CA
James L. Able Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Eureka, CA
Jeff Calvert
Calif. Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) - Stewardship Forester - Sacramento, CA
John W. Williams, ACF
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. - President - Santa Rosa, CA
Keith Crummer
Professional Forestry Services LLC - Chester, CA
Lansing Thornton
Silviscript - Redding, CA
Laura Alber, MF
Urban Forest Consulting - Forester/Integrated Pest Management Expert - Oakland, CA
Leon J. Manich
California Reforestation, Inc. - President - Sonora, CA
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Portland, OR
Matt Greene
Matt Greene Forestry & Biological Consulting - Forester and Wildlife Biologist - Cazadero, CA
McKenzie River Associates LLC
James A. Mehrwein - President - Eugene, OR
Michael A. Atkins
- McKinleyville, CA
Michael Goodner
Cascade Resource Consultants - Burney, CA
Mitchell C. Haydon, ACF
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. - Staff Forester - Santa Rosa, CA
Nicholas Kent, ACF
Kent and Associates - Forestville, CA
Ralph S. Osterling, ACF
Ralph Osterling Consultants Inc. - President - San Mateo, CA
Randall C. Jacobszoon, ACF
Jacobszoon and Associates - Redwood Valley, CA
Roger Sternberg
Roger Sternberg Forestry and Land Conservation Consulting Services - Mendocino, CA
Ronald D. Hunt
Hunt Surveying & Forestry, Inc. - President - Eureka, CA
Ronald E. Stuntzner, ACF
Stuntzner Engineering & Forestry, LLC - Owner - Coos Bay, OR
Stuntzner Engineering and Forestry
Ron and Joyce Stuntzner - Coos Bay, OR
The California Arborists Association
Denise Hodge - Administrator - Napa, CA
Thomas Gaman
East-West Forestry Associates, Inc. - President - Inverness, CA
Tierra Resource Management
Steve Kohlmann, Ph.D., CWB - Principal - Fairfield, CA
Timothy English
Black Fox Timber Management Group - McCloud, CA
Warren R. Weathers, ACF
W.R. Weathers and Associates - Lowell, OR
William E. Kleiner
Western Timber Services, Inc. - President - Arcata, CA
William S. Dann, ACF
Natural Resources Management Corporation - President - Eureka, CA
Woodlot and Timber Services
Associated Oregon Loggers
Jim Geisinger - Executive Vice President - Salem, OR
Campbell Global, LLC
John Gilleland - Chief Executive Officer & Chairman - Portland, OR
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Forest2Market
- Eugene, OR
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
James L. Able Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Eureka, CA
Living Habitats
Heidi Natura, RLA, ASLA, LEED AP - Founder & Partner - Chicago, IL
Stuntzner Engineering and Forestry
Ron and Joyce Stuntzner - Coos Bay, OR
William S. Dann, ACF
Natural Resources Management Corporation - President - Eureka, CA

 Firewise Communities

   
Articles on Firewise Communities
pdf Fire Adapted Communities Reference Guide
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This guide is designed to help leaders, planners, emergency professionals, and citizens learn the best approaches and programs to help their community become more fire adapted.

pdf Firewise Recognition Program: Community Assessment Template
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This text is prepared for the use of individuals conducting community assessments as a part of the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program.

pdf The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: Phase III Western Regional Action Plan
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The Western Regional Action Plan is part of the culmination of a three-year effort put into motion by the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act of 2009 (FLAME Act).

Firewise Volunteer Tools
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To qualify as a recognized Firewise Communities/USA site, NFPA's Firewise Communities programs asks you to document your investment in these Firewise efforts by tracking any expenses, grants received, and especially time spent by volunteers in making your community safer from wildfire.

pdf Firewise Activities Matching Funds Recording Sheet
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Learn what qualifies for matching funds for Firewise grants.

pdf Firewise Volunteer/In-kind Tracking Sheet
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pdf Firewise Volunteer Time Sheet
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pdf A User Guide to the Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
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This guide is provided as a general reference and resource for those interested or planning to become a recognized Firewise community.

pdf Firewise Application 2015
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Upon completion of the recognition criteria outline in this application, please submit this for to your Firewise State Liaison for review and approval.

pdf Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
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About Your Firewise Investment
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Investing in local Firewise actions proves that your community takes wildfire safety seriously.

pdf BLM Fire Preparedness Program Summary for 2014
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As fire seasons have tended to become longer and fire behavior more severe, questions inevitably arise among the public and media. “Is ...

Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals
There are 14 resources serving El Dorado County in the following categories:
map itMap of Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals serving El Dorado County
Fire Safe Councils
California Fire Safe Council, Inc
Amber Gardner - Clearinghouse Manager - Glendora, CA
El Dorado County Fire Safe Council
Cari DeWolf - Diamond Springs, CA
El Dorado County Fire Safe Council
- Diamond Springs, CA
Grizzly Flats Fire Safe Council
Mark Almer - Grizzly Flats, CA
Lake Hills Fire Safe Council
Peggy Willis - El Dorado Hills, CA
Logtown Fire Safe Council
Ken Hasse - El Dorado, CA
Pleasant Valley Grange Fire Safe Council
Kris Avery - Placerville, CA
Sandridge Fire Safe Council
Linda Colombo - El Dorado, CA
South Fork Weber Fire Safe Council
Trish Kelliher - Placerville, CA
Volcanoville Fire Safe and Firewise Council
Mary Cornelison - Georgetown, CA
Fire Services / Prescribed Burning
California Forestry Association
David A. Bischel - President - Sacramento, CA
Forester's Co-Op
- Grass Valley, CA
Inbound, LLC
Dillon Sanders - Managing Director, Founder - Portland, OR
Northern California Prescribed Fire Council
Lenya Quinn-Davidson - Director - Ukiah, CA
 

 Google News about Wildfire Resources

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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News Items
Cal Fire lifts burning suspension; - The Union Democrat - Union Democrat
11/15/2017 10:47:00 PM
Cal Fire lifts burning suspension; - The Union Democrat Union Democrat The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has lifted its suspension on residential green-waste burning in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties as of ... and more »

Vegetation management burns to begin in Amador-El Dorado Counties - YubaNet
11/1/2017 9:45:22 AM
Vegetation management burns to begin in Amador-El Dorado Counties YubaNet November 1, 2017 – The Amador- El Dorado Unit of CAL FIRE has begun its Fall prescribed fire regiment by assisting the University of California Blodgett Forest Research Station on the Georgetown Divide with a series of control burns occurring ...

Wine country lacked water-dropping aircraft in first hours of wildfires - Los Angeles Times
10/19/2017 5:59:52 PM
Valley Center Happenings Wine country lacked water-dropping aircraft in first hours of wildfires Los Angeles Times “The idea that a helicopter or night-flying air attack would stop a fire in the middle of night really is a misconception,” said Daniel Berlant, assistant director of planning for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. “Aircraft ... California Statewide Fire Summary Valley Center Happenings Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires NBC Bay Area California inmate injured battling wildfires as another escapes myCentralOregon.com Insurance Journal  - Santa Rosa Press Democrat  - Nasdaq all 2,153 news articles »

CAL FIRE California Statewide Fire Summary for Saturday Morning ... - Sierra Sun Times
10/14/2017 12:18:45 PM
CAL FIRE California Statewide Fire Summary for Saturday Morning ... Sierra Sun Times October 14, 2017 - Gusty winds increased early this morning forcing new evacuations and a sparking a new large wildfire in Lake County. Currently more than ... and more »

Ferocious wildfires turn Northern California neighborhoods to ashes - PBS NewsHour
10/10/2017 8:16:08 PM
PBS NewsHour Ferocious wildfires turn Northern California neighborhoods to ashes PBS NewsHour The toll from the fires racing across Northern California is climbing tonight. At least 15 people have died so far. More than 2,000 homes and buildings have burned down, and hundreds more firefighters have been called to action. Tonya Mosley of PBS ... Losses from California Wildfires Could Reach up to $6 Billion, Experts Say Insurance Journal Catholic schools among casualties of California wildfires America Magazine LIVE UPDATES: Fire death toll 40; 3 bodies found in Santa Rosa, 2 in Napa County Santa Rosa Press Democrat Government Technology  - Sonoma Index-Tribune  - Napa Valley Register all 4,106 news articles »

CAL FIRE Conducting Prescribed Burns in Centerville and Bridgeville Areas this Week - Redheaded Blackbelt
10/1/2017 2:36:42 PM
Redheaded Blackbelt CAL FIRE Conducting Prescribed Burns in Centerville and Bridgeville Areas this Week Redheaded Blackbelt cal fire FORTUNA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ( CAL FIRE ) Humboldt – Del Norte Unit will be conducting Prescribed Burns under Vegetation Management Plans (VMP) in the Centerville and Bridgeville areas this week.

Fire Management News Items
Feature: Trial by Fire | Pacific Sun | Marin County, California - Pacific Sun
11/15/2017 5:49:31 PM
Pacific Sun Feature: Trial by Fire | Pacific Sun | Marin County, California Pacific Sun A Q & A with fire expert Stephen J. Pyne about the Northern California fires and how to prepare for the next ones. and more »

Without more prescribed burns, US forest fires are 'going to get worse,' specialist predicts - Purdue News Service (press release)
11/13/2017 12:49:18 PM
Without more prescribed burns, US forest fires are 'going to get worse,' specialist predicts Purdue News Service (press release) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With wildfires causing widespread destruction in California , Montana and other states, officials have been investing millions into containing and suppressing massive wildfires. Despite those efforts to contain the fires, nature ...

Fighting fire with fire in Orleans - KRCRTV.COM
11/10/2017 6:57:00 PM
KRCRTV.COM Fighting fire with fire in Orleans KRCRTV.COM "The level of acceptance is much more broad here than other places in California ." Orleans is home to the Karuk Tribe. For assistant fire management planner David Medford, the trainings not only heal the land, they bring culture back into the area ...

As wildfires expand, fire science needs to keep up - The Weather Network
11/5/2017 1:22:30 PM
The Weather Network As wildfires expand, fire science needs to keep up The Weather Network Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 15:54 - In the month of October nearly 250,000 acres, more than 8,000 homes and over 40 people fell victim to fast-moving wildfires in Northern California , the deadliest and one of the costliest outbreaks in state history ...

Fire restrictions lifted on the Mendocino National Forest - Lake County News
11/3/2017 4:35:07 AM
Fire restrictions lifted on the Mendocino National Forest Lake County News This means that forest visitors in possession of a valid California Campfire Permit may, once again, have open campfires, stoves, or barbeques outside of designated campgrounds. The fire permit is free from any Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management ...

UNM biology dept works to prevent wildfires - UNM Daily Lobo
10/30/2017 12:03:43 AM
UNM biology dept works to prevent wildfires UNM Daily Lobo The University of New Mexico's biology department conducted a study designed to help California learn new fire management techniques. Matthew Hurteau, an associate professor for the biology department and coauthor for the study, said regular, smaller, ...

California Congressman Kevin McCarthy's Statement on the ... - Sierra Sun Times
10/27/2017 8:01:25 AM
Sierra Sun Times California Congressman Kevin McCarthy's Statement on the ... Sierra Sun Times October 27, 2017 - Next week, the House will vote on H.R. 2936, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017.” Introduced by Rep. Westerman (R-AR), the ... and more »

California's Deadliest Wildfires Were Decades in the Making. 'We Have Forgotten What We Need to Do to Prevent It' - Government Technology
10/23/2017 1:16:33 PM
Government Technology California's Deadliest Wildfires Were Decades in the Making. 'We Have Forgotten What We Need to Do to Prevent It' Government Technology This tragedy, as Pyne sees it, is the culmination of nearly a century of failed fire management practices that have been unable to address the increasing escalation — and conflict — between California's growing population and development, and ... and more »

Firewise Communities News Items
Fire Wrap up meeting pushes pits and fire wise - Payson Roundup
11/21/2017 7:05:08 AM
Payson Roundup Fire Wrap up meeting pushes pits and fire wise Payson Roundup Fires in the wine country of California destroyed more than 8,400 buildings and killed more than 40 people when it raged through communities fueled by bone-dry conditions and winds of up to 70 miles per hour in October. The fire started in thick ...

Feinstein & Wyden: How to stop the next deadly fire - CNN
10/24/2017 8:38:25 AM
CNN Feinstein & Wyden: How to stop the next deadly fire CNN Because of rising global temperatures, fire seasons in California , Oregon and other Western states are more intense and last months longer than historical averages, according to the Forest Service's fire budget report. ... more fire resilient, we can ... and more »

In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires - Christian Science Monitor
9/21/2017 1:39:59 PM
Christian Science Monitor In the West, communities pioneer cooperative approach to fighting wildfires Christian Science Monitor “It's almost a shelter-in-place mentality,” says Max Moritz, a specialist in fire ecology and management and a professor at the College of Natural Resources at the University of California , Berkeley. “If we're going to see more events that are more ...

Statewide fire fee suspended in California climate change deal - Sierra Star
7/20/2017 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 »

Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Executive Director receives national recognition - YubaNet
1/24/2017 2:05:27 PM
YubaNet Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Executive Director receives national recognition YubaNet California routinely experiences large wildfires due to homes being developed in the Wildland-Urban Interface and the dry Mediterranean climate. Drummond has utilized the National Fire Protection Association's Firewise Communities /USA® program to ... and more »