Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum

Lake County’s Valley Fire aftermath topic at forum

CalFire Forester Kevin Conway is the speaker at January’s Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum, Wednesday, Jan. 20 at the Sierra Banquet Center, 3220 Ponderado Road in Camino. He will be speaking about the aftermath of the Valley Fire at Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest. Boggs Mountain State Demonstration Forest is an approximately 3,500 acre forest in […]

King Fire field tour with Forest Forum

POLLOCK PINES — The Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum will be leading a field tour of the 2014 King Fire on Saturday, May 16. The tour will highlight the south end of the King Fire, including the White Meadows Road and Peavine Ridge areas. The tour will focus on all aspects of post-fire effects to both […]

Forests of Minnesota topic at Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum

PLACERVILLE — The Arrowhead Region of Minnesota is quite rugged and dotted with thousands of lakes surrounded by mixed forest, and is home to Voyageurs National Park, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and the Superior Hiking Trail, which lie amidst the Superior National Forest. Also located in the Arrowhead is Minnesota’s only mountain range, […]

‘Fire in Sierra Nevada Forest’ topic at Forest Forum

PIONEER — Photographs, narratives, and research confirm that the structure of Sierra Nevada forests and woodlands has changed dramatically since the mid-1800s. Fire suppression has allowed a massive increase in vegetation, resulting in fuel buildup and the heightened risk of severe wildfire, the loss wildlife habitat, impaired scenic quality, a declining water yield and a […]

Meet new forest supervisor at Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum

DIAMOND SPRINGS — Laurence Crabtree, the new forest supervisor for the Eldorado National Forest, will be the special guest at the next Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum. The meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Colina Del Oro Mexican Restaurant, 694 Pleasant Valley Road in Diamond Springs. The format will be an informal “meet and greet” with […]

Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum dinner honors three

Three forestry professionals who contributed to the forestry community in the two-county area as well as to the Forest Forum will be honored at the April 17 meeting of the Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum. This year’s honorees are Bob Harris, former forest supervisor of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit; Ralph Balderson, a logging contractor […]

Fire Fee topic at Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum

CAMINO – Matt Cox, senior policy advisor for Sen. Ted Gaines’ office, will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 20, 2013 meeting of the Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum. The meeting will take place at the Crystal Basin Bistro, located at 3590 Carson Road in Camino. Cox will provide information on three senate bills that […]

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