ACCG Strategic Planning

A group of dedicated ACCG members are taking on the task of developing a strategic plan. This activity is especially timely, given that future CFLR funding is uncertain. The group met on June 5th to discuss the beginnings of the group, an exercise to help define the...
Field Trip to Irish O’Manual — May 31st

Field Trip to Irish O’Manual — May 31st

  The ACCG Planning Group met on 31-May-2017 at the Calaveras Ranger District, Hathaway Pines.  The main topic was the District’s Fire Prevention Program and included site visits to the Irish/O’Manuel Fuel Break and a Tree Mortality mitigation operation on its...
CFSC June 2017 Newsletter

CFSC June 2017 Newsletter

New issue of California Fire Science Consortium Newsletter, including a new research brief on Parsing Ecosystem Responses: Divergent Fire-Climate Patterns for California Landscapes. Read full newsletter: Click...
How Unhealthy Forests Affect Water Supply

How Unhealthy Forests Affect Water Supply

An article by LORI POTTINGER MAY 30, 2017, posted by Public Policy Institute of California

California’s mountain forests have been badly stressed by years of drought and fire suppression practices that encourage overly dense stands of trees. We talked to Scott Stephens―a forestry and wildfire expert at UC Berkeley and a member of the PPIC Water Policy Center research network―about how unhealthy forests affect the watershed.

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.