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The Trinity County Fire Safe Council (FSC) seeks to improve cooperation and coordination in all aspects of wildfire management in Trinity County. The Trinity County Fire Safe Council Memorandum of Understanding was signed by all member organizations in 1999 and re-affirmed by signing Amendment 1 in 2003. Members include representatives from local, state and federal land management agencies, non-governmental organizations including the local Volunteer Fire Departments (VFDs) and citizens.

PRESS RELEASES / NEWS:

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Trinity County Fire Safe Council Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM
TCRCD Conference Room
30 Horseshoe Lane, Weaverville
Agenda

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Rainstorms Bring New Safety Concerns After Devastating Fire Season
CalFire News Release (pdf)

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Tree Mortality Task Force
Two Year Review and Status of Executive Order Directives 2015-2017 (pdf)

California’s timber industry was sacrificed for the spotted owl.
Now pot farms pose a new threat
An article by By Ryan Sabalow And Dale Kasler at the Sacramento Bee

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Wildfire is Coming. Are you Ready?

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Resources for Local Landowners Recovering from Wildfire:

The University of California has numerous publications and other sources of information that may help residents and forest landowners affected by the devastating wildfires this year.

After the Fire Toolkit

University of California: Recovering from Wildfire

Resources for Landowners Recovering from Wildfire (pdf).

Surviving Wildfire (book available for purchase from Amazon)

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Community Experiences of Large Wildfires in Trinity County


The Lost Summer: Community Experiences of Large Wildfires in Trinity County, California discusses community perspectives on the 2008 fires, including negative effects in the forest, tourism, recreation, and the wine sectors and the local economic benefit from fire suppression contracting. Download / view the paper HERE (pdf).

Fire Suppression Costs and Impacts of the 2008 Wildfires in Trinity County, California analyzes the economic impacts of the wildfires using labor market and fire suppression spending data. We found that 40% of total suppression spending on the 2008 wildfires was contracted to businesses in or adjacent to Trinity County; and that employment in several of Trinity County's economic sectors dropped in 2008 during and after the fires. Download / view the paper HERE (pdf).

This research is part of a broader study on the economic impacts of large wildfires across the US. To learn more about this study, please visit http://ewp.uoregon.edu/largefires/context .

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2015 Trinity County CWPP Update

Download the Final SIGNED Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update 2015 ( right click, save as ) (14 mb PDF)


Trinity County CWPP Update

Download the Final Signed Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update 2010 HERE ( right click, save as ) (33 mb PDF)

Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update 2010 - Identified Projects and Infrastructure GIS Shapefiles ( right click, save as ) (1.6Mb Zip)

Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update 2010 - Officially Adopted Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) GIS Shapefile ( right click, save as ) (680 kb Zip)



CONTACT > Trinity County RCD, PO Box 1450, #1 Horseshoe Lane, Weaverville, CA 96093 | Telephone: (530) 623-6004 | Fax: (530) 623-6006
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