The following is a press release issued by FireScape Mendocino:
Please join us for the 13″ workshop of FireScape Mendocino. This one-day event will be held on Thursday, April 21, in person at the Stonyford Community Center. Lunch will be provided for participants who register in advance by Monday, April 18,
Participants will learn about methods to safely bring good fire to the landscape as a vegetation management tool. Speakers from local, state and federal agencies (e.g., Resource Conservation Districts, Forest Service, CAL FIRE and University of California Cooperative Extension) and prescribed burning organizations will share information and guide discussions on prescribed fire planning and implementation.
Join us to learn about:
- Perspectives of good fire
- Prescribed fire on private lands
- Pile burning, broadcast burning and understory burning
- Vegetation management
Participants will engage with a variety of collaborators. Guided by the best practices of the North America Fire Learning Network FireScape Mendocino is designed to enable people with diverse perspectives to find ways to work together to achieve tangible results in our communities and the surrounding landscapes.
For more information, check out our blog at mendocinofirescape. blogspot.com. Other examples from around the country can be found at http://www.conservationgateway.org.
FireScape Mendocino is a voluntary, inclusive and collaborative effort to shape the future of our fire-prone landscape in and near the Mendocino National Forest. Working together, we emphasize shared learning, problem-solving and action on the ground,
Register Online by Monday, April 18: https://bit.ly/Firescape13