Webinar Series on the Ecology and Active Management of Riparian Vegetation in Forested Landscapes. May 1-May 29, 2013
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 .
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)