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
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
23
Tue
9:30 am SCALE All-Lands Management Workshop @ Sacramento State University
SCALE All-Lands Management Workshop @ Sacramento State University
May 23 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
SCALE All-Lands Management Workshop @ Sacramento State University
The workshop will focus on all-lands management, from planning to implementation, and will foster discussion about existing tools and authorities for all-lands management implementation, facilitate work sessions to discuss specific ways to advance individual projects,[...]
May
24
Wed
8:30 am SCALE Capacity Building Workshop @ Sacramento State University
SCALE Capacity Building Workshop @ Sacramento State University
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
SCALE Capacity Building Workshop @ Sacramento State University
The National Forest Foundation is hosting the capacity-building workshop in Sacramento on May 24, 2017.  The workshop will focus on governance and decision-making; public education and engagement; planning with the Forest Service; and funding for collaboration, implementation,[...]
May
31
Wed
9:00 am Forest Restoration Workshop @ American Legion Hall
Forest Restoration Workshop @ American Legion Hall
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Forest Restoration Workshop @ American Legion Hall | Sutter Creek | California | United States
Forest Restoration on Land Affected by Wildfire and Tree Mortality: There are many thousands of acres in California that need reforestation or that are potential sites for forest restoration. A wide variety of practic“`es is[...]
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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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.

National Forest Foundation Grant Opportunity

National Forest Foundation Grant Opportunity

Grant opportunity! Closes June 26th.
MAP is a nationally competitive grant program that provides federal funds for direct on-the-ground projects benefiting America’s National Forests and Grasslands. The program supports action-oriented projects that enhance outdoor experiences, forest and ecosystem health, and engage local communities in caring for their public lands. Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status, universities and Native American tribes are eligible to apply.

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NRCS Announces New District Conservationist in Jackson

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bobette Parsons as the new district conservationist at the NRCS Local Partnership Office in Jackson, California. Parsons started her new role serving Amador, Calaveras and... read more
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.

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CA Fire Science Consortium May 2017 Newsletter

CA Fire Science Consortium May 2017 Newsletter

Click here for full newsletter Research Briefs on Pirodiversity and Importance of Building Materials on Structure Fires in the WUI. Upcoming Webinars: Climate, wildfire, and management influences on forest carbon carrying capacity, May 2, 2017, 10: AM.... 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


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