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Register now for a California Post- Fire Forest Resilience Workshop!
Online every Wednesday from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
February 1 to March 15 and in-person field trips on Thursday, March 16, and Friday, March 17.
Hosted by University of California Cooperative Extension in collaboration with CAL FIRE, California Association of Resource Conservation Districts, and the United States Forest Service.
Learn About Managing Forestland After Wildfires
- Increasing disturbances in Sierra Nevada forests
- Post-wildfire issues: erosion, invasives, hazard trees, fuels
- Time frame and steps needed for reforestation
- Landowner support groups and financial assistance
- Safety and erosion control for the short and long term
- Dealing with dead trees/ salvage logging/ slash treatment
- Reforestation/seedling orders/ climate change/ planting
- Dealing with competing vegetation and on-going maintenance
- Post-wildfire rangeland management
- Getting professional help and cost-share opportunities
Participants will use online resources on their own time to complete learning modules and short activities. Zoom meetings with all participants and presenters will take place once a week on Wednesdays, from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
The focus is on recent fires in the central Sierra Nevada. The in-person field trips will visit the Creek and Oak fires to see fire impacts, restoration needs and strategies and restoration projects on private and public lands.
Registration for the workshop is $25. Click here to sign up now!
The Post-fire Forest Resilience Education Initiative is a United States Forest Service (USFS) funded contract awarded March 2022 through June 2025, to Susie Kocher, Registered Professional Forester #2874, University of California Cooperative Extension to help landowners affected by wildfires.
Check out this short video on fire ecology and post-fire regeneration!