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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 »
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 ...
Searing Lessons: How the 2007 Wildfires Changed San Diego County - Government Technology10/24/2017 12:23:29 PM
Government Technology Searing Lessons: How the 2007 Wildfires Changed San Diego County Government Technology Should be a good time -- and a hot one. The forecast for the day: high temperatures and Santa Ana winds. Last week, 100 to 150 San Diego-based Cal Fire units were battling blazes in Northern California and Orange County. By last Wednesday, though, San ... and more »
California Statewide Fire Summary - Valley Center Happenings10/16/2017 1:28:08 PM
Valley Center Happenings California Statewide Fire Summary Valley Center Happenings On behalf of San Diego CAL FIRE Unit and County Fire Chief Tony Mecham, I would like to update you on the status of the wildfires burning throughout California . Overnight fire conditions were very active on several fronts forcing additional evacuations ... Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires NBC Bay Area Northern California Wildfires: Insurance Industry Ready to Assist With 'Massive' Recovery Insurance Journal Sonoma County firefight 'turning corner' but intimidating losses loom Santa Rosa Press Democrat Nasdaq - Newburgh Gazette - myCentralOregon.com all 2,153 news articles »
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 Wildfires are being blamed for 15 deaths in Northern California and more than 2,000 homes and buildings have burned down. President Trump promised federal support for the victims, but California already awaits backlogged disaster assistance. Special ... 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 »
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 »
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 ItemsFeinstein & 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. Higher temperatures mean drier ... 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 ...
Fire Safe Council of Nevada County offers Free Defensible Space Training Program - YubaNet9/20/2017 10:34:13 AM
Fire Safe Council of Nevada County offers Free Defensible Space Training Program YubaNet September 20, 2017 – Learn how to comply with the defensible space law in California , and ensure properties will be insurable in the Wildland Urban Interface (most of Nevada County). What is the law regarding defensible space? California Public ...
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 »
Community Wildfire Protection Day is May 6, 2017 - YubaNet5/1/2017 12:38:04 PM
YubaNet Community Wildfire Protection Day is May 6, 2017 YubaNet Other exhibitors include the American Red Cross, Red Bud Chapter of the California Native Plant Society, Office of Emergency Services, Nevada County 4-H, AirMEDCare Network, Local #3800 Firefighters, PG&E Vegetation Management, Natural Resources ... and more »