|The Private Forest Landowner Work Group of the California Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force is hosting a workshop to present and take comments on a comprehensive strategy to assist small private forest landowners improve wildfire resilience on their lands.|
The workshop will be held via GoToWebinar on February 24, 2022 from 10AM to 12PM.
On January 8, 2021, the Governor’s Forest Management Taskforce released a comprehensive action plan to reduce wildfire risk for vulnerable communities, improve the health of forests and wildlands and accelerate action to combat climate change. The Task Force and the state’s efforts going forward will be guided by this Action Plan with an overall goal to increase the pace and scale of forest management and wildfire resilience efforts by 2025 and beyond. The Private Forest Landowner Work Group is drafting a strategy to address Key Actions 1.09 – 1.15 as described in the Action Plan. The Action Plan can be found here: California’s Wildfire and Forest Resilience Action Plan: Recommendations of the Governor’s Forest Management Task Force
Workshop discussions will include action items and strategic plans being developed and aimed to increase forest management on smaller sized private forestland ownerships across the State. The Action Items addressed include expanding landowner education on forest management, grant opportunities to plan and implement management practices on private forestlands, increasing technical and financial assistance available for California Forest Improvement Programs, funding for rapid post fire forest restoration on private lands, and expanding resources needed for reforestation.
Information on the California Wildfire and Forest Resilience Task Force can be found here: https://fmtf.fire.ca.gov/
Correction: There is no registration option.
Private Forest Landowner Work Group – Implementation Strategy Thu, Feb 24, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PST)
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