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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 »
New OES Chief On Board In Calaveras - MyMotherLode.com11/7/2017 6:22:55 PM
New OES Chief On Board In Calaveras MyMotherLode.com Downs shared with his interviewers that he and his wife had family in the Bay Area and had been hankering for awhile to get to Northern California . Once the county offered the position to Downs in early September, which pays $98,000/year plus benefits ...
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 Camino, Calif. 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 ...
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 ... 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 California inmate injured battling wildfires as another escapes myCentralOregon.com Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires NBC Bay Area Insurance Journal - Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Nasdaq all 2,153 news articles »
CAL FIRE California Statewide Fire Summary for Saturday Morning, October 14, 2017 – 16 Large Wildfires Have ... - Sierra Sun Times10/14/2017 12:18:45 PM
CAL FIRE California Statewide Fire Summary for Saturday Morning, October 14, 2017 – 16 Large Wildfires Have ... 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 10,000 firefighters are battling 16 large wildfires that in total have burned over 214,000 ... and more »
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. The ...
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 ...
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 You may also obtain and print a California Campfire Permit online at www.preventwildfireca.org “The potential for wildland fires still exists. Forest visitors should always be extremely cautious with fire and under no circumstances leave a campfire ...
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 While California begins to repair the devastation wrought by its extreme wildfires, fire scientists are researching ways to prevent such destruction to human life and property in the future. The University of New Mexico's biology department conducted a ...
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 California Congressman Kevin McCarthy's Statement on the Resilient Federal Forests Act Headed to the House Floor. and more »
Firewise Communities News ItemsFeinstein & Wyden: How to stop the next deadly fire | GantNews.com - Gant Daily10/24/2017 9:00:03 AM
Feinstein & Wyden: How to stop the next deadly fire | GantNews.com Gant Daily Over the last two weeks, the nation's attention has been on California, which has suffered the most destructive series of wildfires in recent history. Dozens of lives have been lost. Thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed. And hundreds ... 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 »