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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

Oct
19
Wed
9:30 am ACCG Monthly Meeting @ Jackson in even months, West Point in odd months
ACCG Monthly Meeting @ Jackson in even months, West Point in odd months
Oct 19 @ 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

Sep
27
Tue
all-day Soil and Water Conservation Soci...
Soil and Water Conservation Soci...
Sep 27 – Sep 28 all-day
The Soil and Water Conservation Society, California Nevada Chapter invites you to its annual Chapter Conference/Workshop, entitled Building Resilience and Healthy Ecosystems in the Sierra Nevada Watershed.   Field Tour on September 27, 2016 Workshop[...]
Oct
15
Sat
5:30 pm Amador County Animal Rescue Tea... @ American Legion Hall
Amador County Animal Rescue Tea... @ American Legion Hall
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
SUPPORT OUR LOCAL AMADOR COUNTY ANIMAL RESCUE TEAM Pig Roast & Raffle Fundraiser American Legion Hall, Sutter Hill Saturday, 5:30pm, October 15,2016 for some great food, drink and fantastic raffle prizes. Meet and support your[...]
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 – 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[...]
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?

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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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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.

Upper Mokelumne Watershed Receives Financial Help

Upper Mokelumne Watershed Receives Financial Help

The Upper Mokelumne River Watershed got some financial help last week. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy last week approved a $500,000 grant that will support restoration of meadows and thinning of overgrown forests in the Pumpkin Hollow area not far from Cabbage Patch on Highway 4.

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US Forest Service Industry Day October 12, 2016

US Forest Service Industry Day October 12, 2016

California is experiencing a major Tree mortality crisis and your support is needed. The Forest Service is looking for help with Hazardous Tree Removal under NAICS code 115310. You will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the SBA, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Army Corps of Engineers and other federal entities. Get assistance with Federal Government Contracting Registration in SAM and have other questions answered! Please join us for this important day – your support is critical

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CalFire Tree Mortality Grant Program

CalFire Tree Mortality Grant Program

The State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund (SRAFPF) and Tree Mortality (TM) Grant Program has $15.75 million available for projects that focus on supporting local efforts to remove dead and dying trees that pose a threat to public health and safety and for projects that reduce the wildfire threat to habitable structures within State Responsibility Areas (SRA).

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