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...
Amador Fire Safe Council is hiring a Coordinator

Amador Fire Safe Council is hiring a Coordinator

The Amador Fire Safe Council (AFSC) is seeking proposals from an independent contractor with the following qualifications: strong organizational and collaborative skills, grant writing and grant administration experience, wildland fire mitigation and planning experience, experience in forest management or similar experience that would be considered applicable to effectively perform as the AFSC Council Coordinator.

Understanding and Addressing Emerging Frustration Among Citizens’ Collaborative Groups Interacting with the USDA Forest Service

Understanding and Addressing Emerging Frustration Among Citizens’ Collaborative Groups Interacting with the USDA Forest Service

Unless action is undertaken to confront the problem of deepening frustrations by many citizens’ collaborative groups, it is likely that the collaborative outcomes envisioned by the USDA Forest Service will not be achieved. It is the hope of the authors that this paper will be instrumental in beginning a national dialogue concerning this growing trend of frustration among citizens’ collaborative groups working with the Forest Service and that actions can be taken to strengthen citizen collaboration.