Welcome to ACCG

ACCG is an informal, community-based group of diverse stakeholders that works to create fire-safe communities, healthy forests and watersheds, and sustainable local economies.

Upcoming ACCG Meetings & Events

May
11
Wed
9:00 am Planning Work Group Meeting @ USFS Calaveras Ranger District Office, (in Hathaway Pines)
Planning Work Group Meeting @ USFS Calaveras Ranger District Office, (in Hathaway Pines)
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
   
May
18
Wed
9:30 am ACCG Monthly Meeting
ACCG Monthly Meeting
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly meeting is held in West Point or Jackson. For 2016, odd months are in West Point, even months are in Jackson.  Check here for location, agenda and meeting notes.

Upcoming Related Meetings & Events

Aug
26
Fri
1:30 pm Upper Mokelumne River Watershed ... @ EBMUD Pardee Center, McLean Hall
Upper Mokelumne River Watershed ... @ EBMUD Pardee Center, McLean Hall
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Upper Mokelumne River Watershed Authority (UMRWA) Meeting @ EBMUD Pardee Center, McLean Hall | Valley Springs | California | United States
The Upper Mokelumne River Watershed Authority (UMRWA, or Authority) is a Joint Powers Authority comprised of six water agencies and the counties of Amador, Calaveras and Alpine. The six water agencies are Amador Water Agency,[...]
Oct
18
Tue
9:00 am Natural Areas Association Confer... @ UC Davis Conference Cener
Natural Areas Association Confer... @ UC Davis Conference Cener
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm
Natural Areas Association Conference 2016 @ UC Davis Conference Cener | Davis | California | United States
Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management: Turning Words Into Action   Join us in California for the 2016 Natural Areas Conference, Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management: Turning Words to Action. We will[...]
Causes of Biomass Plant closure explored

Causes of Biomass Plant closure explored

The failure of bioenergy to remain viable in California is a classic example of the failure of government to step in and play a role only government can play, designing a marketplace to account for long-term costs and benefits across multiple sectors, when private industry alone cannot address those issues.

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“Forests, Communities, and Fire” on KQBM Blue Mountain Radio

“Forests, Communities, and Fire” on KQBM Blue Mountain Radio

Listen online at the “Forests, Communities, and Fire” website! KQBM Blue Mountain Radio 103.7 and 90.7 has recently begun airing a weekly show “Forests, Communities, and Fire,” hosted by Sierra Fellows Mary Sketch and Robert Zellers as well as previous District 2 Supervisor Steve Wilensky. The show is centered on a diversity of live and field interviews (many with representatives of the ACCG) that discuss what it means to be a steward of the land.

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CAL FIRE confirms PG&E caused Butte Fire

CAL FIRE confirms PG&E caused Butte Fire

Investigator’s report blames tree-trimming practices for exposing weak trees to a nearby power line. CAL FIRE plans to seek $90 million in suppression costs from PG&E. Calaveras County to sue as well, estimates county losses at more than $1 billion.

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CSERC Job Opening – Applications due May 12, 2016

CSERC Job Opening – Applications due May 12, 2016

The Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center (CSERC) is seeking a qualified candidate for full-time employment on the CSERC staff. CSERC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to protect water, wildlife, and wild places of the Northern Yosemite region.

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USGS: Ecosystem Restoration Projects Generate Jobs and Business Activity in Local, Regional, and National Economies

USGS: Ecosystem Restoration Projects Generate Jobs and Business Activity in Local, Regional, and National Economies

USGS economists evaluated 21 Department of the Interior restoration projects and found that for each dollar invested in ecosystem restoration, there was a two- to three-fold return in economic activity that rippled through local, regional and national economies. Case study projects include restoration activities associated with Natural Resource Damage Assessment sites and Bureau of Land Management sagebrush and sage-grouse habitat restoration, fuels reduction and post-fire restoration projects.

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