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CalFire Units and Fire Management Plans News ItemsCal Fire lifts burning suspension; - The Union Democrat - Union Democrat11/15/2017 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 - YubaNet11/1/2017 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 Times10/19/2017 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 Times10/14/2017 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 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 »
CAL FIRE Conducting Prescribed Burns in Centerville and Bridgeville Areas this Week - Redheaded Blackbelt10/1/2017 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 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 »