Wildfire Resources in Santa Clara 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 2 resources serving Santa Clara County in the following categories:
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CalFire Units / Fire Plans
CalFire Resource Management
- Sacramento, CA
Fire Resilient- Latitudes and Attitudes
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 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 57 resources serving Santa Clara County in the following categories:
map itMap of Fire Management Organizations & Professionals serving Santa Clara 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
Central Coast Forest Association
- Scotts Valley, 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
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 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 8 resources serving Santa Clara County in the following categories:
map itMap of Firewise Communities Organizations & Professionals serving Santa Clara County
Fire Safe Councils
California Fire Safe Council, Inc
Amber Gardner - Clearinghouse Manager - Glendora, CA
East Foothills Fire Safe Council
Jenn Viane Riese - San Jose, CA
Santa Clara County Fire Safe Council
Jenn Viane Riese - San Jose, CA
South Santa Clara County Fire Safe Council
Jenn Viane Riese - San Jose, 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
Cal Fire lifts burning suspension - Union Democrat
11/15/2017 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.com
11/7/2017 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 - YubaNet
11/1/2017 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 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 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 Times
10/14/2017 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 Blackbelt
10/1/2017 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 - 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 »

Fire Management News Items
Feature: Trial by Fire | Pacific Sun | Marin County, California - Pacific Sun
11/15/2017 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 Network
11/5/2017 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 News
11/3/2017 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 Lobo
10/30/2017 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 Times
10/27/2017 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 Items
Feinstein & Wyden: How to stop the next deadly fire | GantNews.com - Gant Daily
10/24/2017 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 Monitor
9/21/2017 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 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 »