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
17
Wed
9:30 am ACCG General Meeting @ Jackson
ACCG General Meeting @ Jackson
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Minutes from the March meeting were posted to GoogleDocs and all attendees were given the link and asked to edit.  The file was available for editing until April 3rd. This is the version as of[...]
May
31
Wed
9:00 am Planning WG Meeting @ Location TBD
Planning WG Meeting @ Location TBD
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Date has been changed due to conflict with SCALE/NFF meeting in Sacramento on May 23-24.

Upcoming Related Meetings & Events

May
1
Mon
9:30 am EPPOC Metting @ Arnold Fire Station Conference Room
EPPOC Metting @ Arnold Fire Station Conference Room
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Ebbetts Pass Property Owners’ Council meets on the first Monday of each month at the fire station in Arnold. Attendees include representatives from all the homeowners’ associations in the area, plus representatives from local[...]
May
2
Tue
10:00 am Webinar: Climate, wildfire, and ... @ On Line Webinar
Webinar: Climate, wildfire, and ... @ On Line Webinar
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
The CFSC is pleased to host the webinar “Climate, wildfire, and management influences on forest carbon carrying capacity” with Dr. Matthew Hurteau on May 2, 2017 10AM PDT. About the Webinar The carbon carrying capacity[...]
Scorched by fire, California must limit rural sprawl – Sacramento Bee article by Katherine Evatt

Scorched by fire, California must limit rural sprawl – Sacramento Bee article by Katherine Evatt

This year, California is again experiencing large wildfires that threaten lives, property, wildlife habitat and water quality. Climate change, four years of drought, a century of fire suppression, and the state’s failure to stem rural sprawl have created the elements necessary for the perfect firestorm. Something has to change. But what?

read more

IN THE NEWS


Please note:  The ACCG posts a variety of articles and links related to forest and community news on this site as a public service.  Those articles and links do not necessarily reflect the views of the ACCG or scientific consensus on specific forest issues.

New Bio Manufacturing Plant in Valley Springs

New Bio Manufacturing Plant in Valley Springs

Valley Springs is being considered for a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with the potential for 24 to 34 new jobs. The company takes dead, beetle‐infested trees and other salvageable forest materials and
turns them into a variety of manufactured products such as wood pellets, cat litter and garden and soil products.

read more
CA Fire Science Consortium April 2017 Newsletter

CA Fire Science Consortium April 2017 Newsletter

Click here for full newsletter Research Brief on Convergent Evolution for Differing Mediterranean Type Ecosystems Biomes Upcoming Webinars: Climate, wildfire, and management influences on forest carbon carrying capacity, May 2, 2017, 10: AM. Speaker: Dr. Matthew... read more
Alpine Biomass Committee April Meeting Summary

Alpine Biomass Committee April Meeting Summary

Alpine Biomass Committee meeting on April 4, 2017 at Turtle Rock Park was well attended with 21 members of the public and agencies present. The next meeting is set for Tuesday May 2nd at 6:00 pm at Turtle Rock Park.  The agenda is still being confirmed but we hope to... read more
National Fire Protection Association April Newsletter

National Fire Protection Association April Newsletter

Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire (two-day training) NFPA can help you bring this training to your area. A fire department, agency or company can bring this training to a location of their choice and host a session exclusively for their team... read more
CFLR 2016-17 USFS Project Site Visits Report

CFLR 2016-17 USFS Project Site Visits Report

Updated 3/2/2017. This report provides a high-level summary of the best practiceds and innovations observed during site visits to seven CFLR projects in 2016 and 2017 and discuss next steps for further improvements to the CFLR program. The Appendix contains a... read more


AMADOR-CALAVERAS CONSENSUS GROUP

209-559-0847 | kimberly(at)acconsensus.org