Wildfire Resources in Mono 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 Mono County in the following categories:
map itMap of CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans Organizations & Professionals serving Mono County
CalFire Units / Fire Plans
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Resilient- Latitudes and Attitudes
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Inyo-Mono-San Bernardino Unit
Rod Bywater - Unit/Fire Chief - San Bernardino, 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 59 resources serving Mono County in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving Mono 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
Mark Rasmussen
Mason Bruce & Girard Inc. - Forester Planner & Economist - Portland, OR
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Michael Lester - Chief Operations Operator - Portland, OR
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Robert Galliano - Forester - Auburn, CA
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
Steve Fairweather
Mason Bruce & Girard Inc. - Senior Biometrician - Portland, 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 10 resources serving Mono County in the following categories:
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Fire Safe Councils
Benton Fire Safe Council
Marion Dunn - Benton, CA
California Fire Safe Council, Inc
Amber Gardner - Clearinghouse Manager - Glendora, CA
June Lake Fire Safe Council
Andy Gilmore - June Lake, CA
Mammoth Lakes Fire Safe Council
Roberta Straub Regelbrugge - Mammoth Lakes, CA
Pine Glade Fire Safe Council
Andy Selters - Bishop, CA
Twin Lakes Fire Safe Council
John Hicks - Bridgeport, 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
Scientists Study Effects of Wildfire Management on Bird Populations - R & D Magazine
2/15/2018 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 News
1/29/2018 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 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 ... 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 Items
Scientists study effects of wildfire management on bird populations - Phys.Org
2/15/2018 3:50:43 AM
Scientists study effects of wildfire management on bird populations Phys.Org 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 ... UA scientist studies effects of wildfire management on bird ... EurekAlert (press release) all 1 news articles »

Scientist studies effects of wildfire management on bird populations ... - Science Daily
2/14/2018 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-Tribune
2/6/2018 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 Acorn
1/25/2018 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 ...

Firewise Communities News Items
Meet The Union Editorial Board's community members - The Union of Grass Valley
1/27/2018 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 - KQED
1/5/2018 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 Times
12/21/2017 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 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 »