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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News ItemsCal Fire lifts burning suspension - Union Democrat11/15/2017 10:47:00 PM
Cal Fire lifts burning suspension 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 8 a.m. today, with some new requirements based on elevation. That means people with a valid ... and more »
California Statewide Fire Summary - Valley Center Happenings10/16/2017 1:28:08 PM
Valley Center Happenings California Statewide Fire Summary Valley Center Happenings While damage assessment continues on all the fires , it is estimated that at least 3,500 homes and commercial structures have been destroyed by the fast-moving wildfires. Emergency Declarations have been proclaimed by Governor Brown for Napa, Sonoma, ... Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires NBC Bay Area Northern California Wildfires: Insurance Industry Ready to Assist With 'Massive' Recovery Insurance Journal Sonoma County firefight 'turning corner' but intimidating losses loom Santa Rosa Press Democrat Nasdaq - SFGate - Newburgh Gazette all 2,153 news articles »
Marijuana Growers Risk Being Wiped Out by California Fires - Bloomberg10/12/2017 8:21:06 AM
Bloomberg Marijuana Growers Risk Being Wiped Out by California Fires Bloomberg Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency across eight counties as 21 large fires have burned across about 191,000 acres of land as of Thursday morning, according to Cal Fire , the state's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. At least 23 ... 'Worst year on record' for cannabis harvests amid widespread California wildfires SFGate Marijuana farms are burning in California wildfires CNNMoney all 157 news articles »
Ferocious wildfires turn Northern California neighborhoods to ashes - PBS NewsHour10/10/2017 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 »
Drift smoke from state fires creates haze over Napa Valley - Napa Valley Register8/31/2017 1:40:51 PM
Drift smoke from state fires creates haze over Napa Valley Napa Valley Register All of Northern California is being impacted by the drift smoke from fires in Nevada, Butte, and Trinity counties, Fire Prevention Specialist Suzie Blankenship with Cal Fire said. Residents should expect to keep seeing the smoke as fire crews try to ... and more »
Cal Fire chooses Black Hawks for helicopter fleet replacement - Vertical Magazine (press release)8/3/2017 9:59:35 PM
Vertical Magazine (press release) Cal Fire chooses Black Hawks for helicopter fleet replacement Vertical Magazine (press release) Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the fact that Leonardo has filed a protest of the intended contract award. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ( Cal Fire ) has announced plans to acquire new Sikorsky S-70i ...
The West Is on Fire. Blame the Housing Crisis - WIRED7/19/2017 5:01:54 AM
WIRED The West Is on Fire . Blame the Housing Crisis WIRED California is on fire again. CalFire , one of the agencies charged with putting those fires out, is tracking upward of two dozen conflagrations up and down the state at the moment—Detwiller, Grade, Bridge, Wall, Alamo, Garza, on and on—ranging in size ... and more »
Fire Management News ItemsFeature: Trial by Fire | Pacific Sun | Marin County, California - Pacific Sun11/15/2017 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.COM11/10/2017 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 Network11/5/2017 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 News11/3/2017 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 Lobo10/30/2017 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 Times10/27/2017 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 Technology10/23/2017 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 ItemsFire Wrap up meeting pushes pits and fire wise - Payson Roundup11/21/2017 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 - CNN10/24/2017 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 Monitor9/21/2017 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 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 »
Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Executive Director receives national recognition - YubaNet1/24/2017 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 »