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

Oct
18
Wed
9:30 am ACCG General Meeting @ West Point -- Veterans' Hall
ACCG General Meeting @ West Point -- Veterans' Hall
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Oct
25
Wed
9:00 am ACCG Planning Meeting and Field ... @ USFS Amador Office
ACCG Planning Meeting and Field ... @ USFS Amador Office
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Office meeting (0900-1100) followed by field trip.  Please join us for possibly our last field trip up the hill until next spring. Field Trip:  SPI/USFS Power Fire Reforestation SPI and Forest Service will highlight on[...]

Upcoming Related Meetings & Events

Oct
24
Tue
10:00 am SCALE webinar on the Forest Resi...
SCALE webinar on the Forest Resi...
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
SCALE webinar on the Forest Resilience Bond
Register here:  https://scale.sierrainstitute.us/webinar-registration/
Oct
25
Wed
all-day Forestry Challenge
Forestry Challenge
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day
Forestry Challenge
Stewardship Through Education program; El Dorado Forestry Challenge, Wednesday through Saturday, October 25 to 28, 2017. MaryAnne Garamendi, retired teacher, manages the Stewardship Through Education Program (STE) for K-12 students in Calaveras and Amador Counties[...]
Oct
31
Tue
11:00 am The Work Finance Principle: Usin...
The Work Finance Principle: Usin...
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Work Finance Principle: Using New Financial Policy to Better Achieve Restoration Goals
You’re invited to join an upcoming peer learning session! During this session, Forest Service staff with experience implementing the Work Finance Principle will answer the following questions: “What is the Work Finance Principle?” “How is[...]
Wildland Fire Readiness Training

Wildland Fire Readiness Training

The Eldorado National Forest Wildland Fire Readiness Training is a training session to assist you in developing your skill set and increasing your marketability in the field of wildland firefighting. We are offering two class options, a two weekend class and a week... 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.

Save the Trees by Drinking Beer!

Save the Trees by Drinking Beer!

  This October, conservationists and brewers are teaming up to help restore America’s damaged forests. In 2016, a collaboration with the Nature Conservancy and America’s craft breweries birthed OktoberForest, a fall drinking event for people who care... read more
Article: Why California Needs Smart Forestry

Article: Why California Needs Smart Forestry

Why California Needs Smart Forestry — Interesting opinion piece that appeared in the Sacramento Bee on September 26, 2017. By Richard B. Standiford; Special to The Bee Read the full article here: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article174699956.html... read more

Hiway 4 Fire Break Projects

On August 2nd, the CalAm Forestry Team (Pat McGreevey, Jan Bray, and Pete Padelford) gave a presentation to the Ebbetts Pass Property Owners Council (EPPOC). This group includes representatives from all of the homeowners’ associations in the Arnold area, and the... read more
Follow up to Irish O’Manuel Field Trip

Follow up to Irish O’Manuel Field Trip

On May 31st the Forest Service hosted a field trip to Irish O’Manuel over in the Arnold area. As part of that trip, we were taken to a section of the Arnold Rim Trail, a popular hiking area that skirts several Arnold neighborhoods through Forest Service land.... read more


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