The Front Lines of Landscape Health

In a response commensurate to the challenge, Governor Gavin Newsom created the California Wildfire & Forest Resilience Task Force, bringing together an unprecedented coalition of the best available resources for preventing catastrophic wildfires by creating healthier, more sustainable natural environments. The Governor’s Task Force is a proactive effort that is already showing progress towards long term forest health and safe, sustainable coexistence with fire.



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California Air Resources Board Releases California Smoke Spotter 2.0

Implementation has begun on about 1,340 acres of the Rough Plantation…

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OPR Releases Wildfire Technical Advisory and WUI Planning Guide

Under this five-year program individual grants of up to $250,000 will be…

Governor Newsom Signs State Budget Bill

Bill provides more than $1.3 billion over the next two years to accelerate forest health and wildfire resilience projects.

An Overview of Tools to Inform Land Management Decisions

Guide to help land managers better understand available tools to help make…

USFS Will Resume its Prescribed Fire Program

The USDA Forest Service's Chief Randy Moore has decided to conditionally…

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