Wildfire Resources in Madera 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 4 resources serving Madera County in the following categories:
map itMap of CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans Organizations & Professionals serving Madera County
CalFire Units / Fire Plans
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Resilient- Latitudes and Attitudes
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Firewise Communities
National Fire Protection Association - Glendora, CA
Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
Nancy Koerperich - Unit Chief - Mariposa, 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 60 resources serving Madera County in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving Madera 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
Dave Daut
Timbervest, LLC - Regional Forester, Northeast & West Coast - Berlin, VT
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 G. Apger
- Consulting Forester - Chico, 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
Dave Daut
Timbervest, LLC - Regional Forester, Northeast & West Coast - Berlin, VT
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
Timbervest, LLC
- Atlanta, GA
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 8 resources serving Madera County in the following categories:
map itMap of Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals serving Madera County
Fire Safe Councils
California Fire Safe Council, Inc
Amber Gardner - Clearinghouse Manager - Glendora, CA
Eastern Madera County Fire Safe Council
Bob Buckles - Chairman - North Fork, CA
Firewise Communities
National Fire Protection Association - Glendora, CA
Sierra Sky Ranch Fire Safe Council
Shauna Potocky - Oakhurst, 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
 

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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News Items
UPDATE: Fire near Burney nearly contained at 17 acres - Redding Record Searchlight
8/18/2017 11:22:21 AM
Redding Record Searchlight UPDATE: Fire near Burney nearly contained at 17 acres Redding Record Searchlight Firefighters have contained a 17-acre wildfire near Burney, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. A vehicle sparked the Corner Fire off Highway 299 south of Highway 89, Cal Fire said. The blaze caused $100,000 damage ...

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 ...

Update: Detwiler Fire Flare-up, Meeting Cancelled - MyMotherLode.com
7/24/2017 8:37:56 PM
MyMotherLode.com Update: Detwiler Fire Flare-up, Meeting Cancelled MyMotherLode.com As reported below, the Detwiler Fire showed signs of a flare up in the four o'clock hour, during which CAL Fire called upon additional units , including air resources. CAL Fire officials maintain the flare up is ... Officials expected to be on hand ... Detwiler Fire - Cal Fire - State of California Cal Fire - State of California all 163 news articles »

The West Is on Fire. Blame the Housing Crisis - WIRED
7/19/2017 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 »

California cap-and-trade bill would eliminate controversial fire fee for rural landowners - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
7/15/2017 10:30:34 PM
Santa Rosa Press Democrat California cap-and-trade bill would eliminate controversial fire fee for rural landowners Santa Rosa Press Democrat Paid by owners of 800,000 habitable structures on approximately 31 million acres that fall within Cal Fire's jurisdiction. The fee generates approximately $80 million a year toward fuel reduction, fire hazard assessment, planning and other activities ... and more »

CAL FIRE works to keep Lake Success safe for summer - Visalia Times-Delta
6/1/2017 6:20:21 PM
Visalia Times-Delta CAL FIRE works to keep Lake Success safe for summer Visalia Times-Delta This week, firefighters with CAL FIRE Tulare Unit conducted hazard reductions burns along the lake's edge. Crews are preparing for higher waters, ... Last year, nearly 7,000 fires burned 565,070 acres of California's wildland. “We have the potential ... and more »

Fire Management News Items
Bipartisan Group of Senators To Congress: Permanent Wildfire Funding Fix Must be a Top Priority - Sierra Sun Times
9/21/2017 8:22:24 AM
Sierra Sun Times Bipartisan Group of Senators To Congress: Permanent Wildfire Funding Fix Must be a Top Priority Sierra Sun Times September 21, 2017 - Washington – In the wake of historic wildfires in California , Oregon, Idaho, Washington and across the West, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Maria Cantwell Dianne ... and more »

More logging on public lands means more wildfires - Sacramento Bee
9/19/2017 4:00:54 PM
Sacramento Bee More logging on public lands means more wildfires Sacramento Bee In addition, the lack of information about the future of Giant Sequoia National Monument (the leaked report leaves in limbo six of the seven California national monuments) heightens uncertainty. The need for a scientific perspective on fire management ...

The Science of Fighting Wildfires Gets a Satellite Boost - WIRED
9/11/2017 7:00:28 AM
WIRED The Science of Fighting Wildfires Gets a Satellite Boost WIRED Thousand-degree fireballs are forcing evacuations near Salt Lake City, Seattle, and parts of Northern California . In Missoula, Montana, the sun burns a bloody red even even at high noon. These days, the American .... He says on the first day of his ... OSAGE NATION: Local fire crews help with Montana wildfires Examiner Enterprise Letters published on Sept. 10, 2017 Daily Inter Lake all 94 news articles »

FEMA will help pay for Tulare County Pier Fire - Visalia Times-Delta
9/6/2017 9:28:27 PM
Visalia Times-Delta FEMA will help pay for Tulare County Pier Fire Visalia Times-Delta 1, we have approved five Fire Management Assistance grants for the state of California including the Helena, La Tuna, Railroad, Mission and Pier fires," Richard said. The grant is available to states, local and tribal governments to help cover the cost ... and more »

Fire Management Assistance Granted for California's Pier Fire - Insurance Journal
9/6/2017 10:28:27 AM
Crown City News Fire Management Assistance Granted for California's Pier Fire Insurance Journal The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to assist California in fighting the Pier Fire burning in Tulare County. The state submitted a request for a fire management assistance for the Pier Fire on Sept. 5. At the ... FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for Pier Fire Crown City News all 13 news articles »

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Mission Fire - YubaNet
9/5/2017 12:22:25 PM
Sierra Star FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Mission Fire YubaNet OAKLAND, Calif. September 5, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Mission Fire burning in Madera ... FEMA assistance granted for Mission Fire east of North Fork Sierra Star FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For La Tuna Fire Mojave Desert News all 37 news articles »

California OES Director Secures Funds to Assist Response Agencies Battling Mission Fire in Madera County - Sierra Sun Times
9/5/2017 9:43:29 AM
Sierra Sun Times California OES Director Secures Funds to Assist Response Agencies Battling Mission Fire in Madera County Sierra Sun Times September 5, 2017 - California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Director Mark Ghilarducci on Monday secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the ...

Firewise Communities News Items
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 »

After a wet winter, a threatening wildfire season arrives in Napa County - Napa Valley Register
5/27/2017 1:03:20 PM
Napa Valley Register After a wet winter, a threatening wildfire season arrives in Napa County Napa Valley Register In California , droughts lead to potentially bad fire seasons. Rainy winters simply lead to another ... Among the other local Firewise communities are Berryessa Highlands and Atlas Peak and still others have fire safety councils. The Napa Communities ... and more »

Florida wildfires draw attention to climate change - Business Insurance
4/25/2017 7:33:38 AM
Business Insurance Florida wildfires draw attention to climate change Business Insurance Wildfire risk is generally perceived to be a western United States problem, and the majority of major insurance losses caused by wildfires to date have occurred in California ; but southern U.S. states have been plagued by wildfires in recent years ... 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 »