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Strategic Planning Mtg #5 9:00 am
Strategic Planning Mtg #5 @ Amador GSA Bulding, Large Conference Room
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
EPPOC Meeting 9:30 am
EPPOC Meeting @ Arnold Fire Station Conference Room
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
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Alpine Biomass Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Alpine Biomass Committee Meeting @ Turtle Rock Park
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The October ABC meeting will feature a presentation by Becky Estes of the Eldorado National Forest on monitoring the results of programs and projects to determine if they met the original expectations.
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Monitoring WG Meeting — Teleconference! 10:00 am
Monitoring WG Meeting — Teleconference! @ Teleconference -- Agenda linked below
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
TELECONFERENCE INFO — Dial in info: Call 888-844-9904 Access Code: 8683968 Click here for agenda: Not yet available…
Tree Mortality Meeting 2:00 pm
Tree Mortality Meeting @ Calaveras County Sheriff's Office
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
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ACCG General Meeting 9:30 am
ACCG General Meeting @ West Point -- Veterans' Hall
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
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SCALE webinar on the Forest Resilience Bond 10:00 am
SCALE webinar on the Forest Resilience Bond
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
SCALE webinar on the Forest Resilience Bond
Register here:  https://scale.sierrainstitute.us/webinar-registration/
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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[...]
ACCG Planning Meeting and Field Trip 9:00 am
ACCG Planning Meeting and Field Trip @ 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[...]
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The Work Finance Principle: Using New Financial Policy to Better Achieve Restoration Goals 11:00 am
The Work Finance Principle: Using New Financial Policy to Better Achieve Restoration Goals
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[...]

Oct
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ACCG General Meeting @ West Point -- Veterans' Hall
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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SCALE webinar on the Forest Resilience Bond
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Forestry Challenge
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day

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 (http://www.steonline.org/Home.html).  The program focuses on watershed health and is adding four lessons on wildland fire.

As an introduction to our school programs, she has invited us to visit the annual inter-high school event called Forestry Challenge.  This year it is the El Dorado Forestry Challenge – Wednesday through Saturday, October 25 to 28, 2017. More info here: http://forestrychallenge.org/2017-el-dorado-info/

ACCG Planning Meeting and Field Trip @ 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 the ground plantation treatments: planting density, herbicide use, and pre-commercial thinning

Craig Ostergaard (SPI) and Jeff Griffin (USFS) will lead field discussion.

Meeting agenda and specific field trip stops are still in draft. Please respond to Robin Wall if you have additional discussion points and/or field trip stop locations.

Oct
31
Tue
The Work Finance Principle: Using New Financial Policy to Better Achieve Restoration Goals
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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 it different from how we funded our work previously?”
  • “What’s the advantage? How can it help my unit achieve its restoration goals?”
  • “What resources and tools are available to help my unit understand and use the Work Finance Principle?”

The target audience for this session is Forest Service budget staff and restoration-related program managers involved in planning, allocating, and obligating Forest Service funds.

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Nov
2
Thu
SCALE Fall 2017 Meeting
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day

The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment and the US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region are hosting a two-day meeting for collaboratives and community-based organizations to identify ways these groups and the Forest Service can work together to increase the pace and scale of forest restoration. Meeting registration details and agenda to follow.

Please plan to join us for an interactive meeting focused on identifying solutions that work for forests and communities!

Nov
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Strategic Planning Mtg #6 @ Amador GSA Bulding, Large Conference Room
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
EPPOC Meeting @ Arnold Fire Station Conference Room
Nov 6 @ 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 police, fire, water district, CHP, the county supervisor, and guest speakers. The public is welcome to attend these informative meetings.

Nov
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Alpine Biomass Committee Meeting @ Turtle Rock Park
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The meeting summary for the Alpine Biomass Committee October meeting is available here and the draft minutes are available here.  The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday November 7th at 6:00 pm at Turtle Rock Park and will feature a presentation by Shelly Baird of California Fish and Wildlife on human – wildlife interaction.

Nov
8
Wed
ACCG Monitoring & Science Symposium @ Amador County Department of Health and Human Services
Nov 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The goal of this symposium is to better understand and promote effective collaborative-based forest management. The symposium will provide knowledge of ongoing work and will present findings from monitoring and research occurring within the ACCG footprint. Discussion sections will provide the opportunity for collaboration on the implications of the work and how to apply this knowledge to management.

Presented by the US forest Service Ecology Program and the California Fire Science Consortium.

Audience: ACCG members, land managers, researchers, regulators, planners and decision makers.

Please register online by October 31, 2017

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