National Incident Report Center
- The Morning Report is published daily during fire season and provides
information on the current wildland fire situation, regional fire summaries,
weather reports, burned area rehabilitation activities and closure orders
for fires 500 acres and larger.
CDF Fire Information -
Fire Intelligence and Predictive
Incident Information System -
National Park Service Morning Report
Fire Season - http://calfires.com/
General Fire Weather Forecasts -
Weather Observations -
Fire Safe Information
Fire Planning & Mapping Tools -
FireWise Communities. Wildfire protection information for
landowners designed to help avoid unnecessary fire loss.
California Fire Safe Council. An organization of over 90 public
and private organizations that work to preserve California's natural
and manmade resources by mobilizing all Californians to make their
homes, neighborhoods and communities fire safe.
UC Berkeley Center for Fire Research & Outreach -
UC Homeowner’s Wildfire Mitigation Guide -
Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection (CDF) -
San Joaquin Valley Unified Air
Pollution Control District -
of California Publications
Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Community Wildfire Protection Plans -
National Fire Plan -
Forest Fire Lookout Association -
Fire Information -
Fire Information -
Check out these sites for valuable info
Report Center. The Morning Report is published daily during
fire season and provides information on the current wildland fire
situation, regional fire summaries, weather reports, burned area
rehabilitation activities and closure orders for fires 500 acres and
States Forest Service/Sequoia Region
County Fire Department
Bureau of Land Management/California
California Biodiversity Council. An Executive Council created to
develop guiding principles and policies, design a statewide strategy
to conserve biological diversity, and coordinate implementation of
this strategy through regional and local institutions.
California Board of Forestry.
California Department of Conservation (DOC). The mission of the
California Department of Conservation is to to protect public health
and safety, ensure environmental quality, and support the State's
long-term economic viability in the use of California's land and
California Department of Fish & Game. Mission is to manage
California's diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the
habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for
their use and enjoyment by the public.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF)
protects the people of California from fires, responds to emergencies,
and protects and enhances forest, range, and watershed value providing
social, economic, and environmental benefits to rural and urban
Fire and Resource Assessment Program (FRAP). The Fire and Resource
Assessment Program is the strategic planning and resources assessment
arm of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. This
site contains statistical information, a map-making facility, the
California Fire Plan, and more.
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)--Southwest Region.
Information on anadromous fish conservation and recovery.
More information on anadromous fish at the NMFS
Northwest Regional Office.
Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS). Formerly the Soil
Conservation Service. Information about NRCS plus great
technical information including data bases on plants, soils, and
other natural resources throughout the US.
State Water Resources Control Board. News, laws and regulations,
TMDL priority schedule, etc.
UC Cooperative Extension. University of California Division of
Agriculture and Natural Resources.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Region 1
UC Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program. Dedicated to
Conserving California's Oak Woodland Resources.
USDA Forest Service. National site.
California Association of Conservation Districts. A voluntary
association whose primary purpose is to provide a unified means for
Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) to move forward on their major
California Forest Products Commission
California Forestry Association
California Licensed Foresters Association (CLFA).
California Tree Farmers.
the Sake of the Salmon. For the Sake of the Salmon is a coalition
of members representing the region's diverse interests and views on
salmon recovery and protection. Members include the states of
California, Oregon, and Washington, federal agencies, tribal
governments, local governments, industry (timber, utilities, and other
business), the fishing industry (sport and commercial), environmental
and conservation groups, agriculture.
National Christmas Tree Association.
National Association of Conservation Districts.
Quincy Library Group. Up-to-date information on the status of the
Quincy Library Group plan.
Project Learning Tree. An interdisciplinary environmental
education program for educators working with students in Pre-K through
Society of American Foresters.
Watershed Management Council. A non-profit educational
organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of
About.com: Forestry. Some of the best forestry-related links from
all over the internet including a mystery tree id contest each month.
CalFlora: California Flora Database. Contains geographic and
ecological distribution information for 6717 California vascular plant
taxa, as well as additional habitat information for rare taxa and
species of the Sierra Nevada.
California Biodiversity News. Newsletter of the California
California Data Exchange Center. Hydrologic data from the
Department of Water Resources.
California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES).
Developed by the California Resources Agency to make natural and
cultural resource information available and useful to a wide variety
of users. An excellent resource.
California Fire Plan. This plan is the framework for decisions
that will be made regarding fire management throughout the state.
California Resource Projects Inventory. A cooperative project of
the California Biodiversity Council and UC Davis Information Center
for the Environment (ICE). Contains the California Ecological
Restoration Projects Inventory (CERPI), the Watershed Projects
Inventory (WPI) and the Noxious Weed control Inventory (CalWeed).
Electronic Forest Resources Library. Links to complete
publications on taxes for forest landowners and much more.
EPA: Surf Your Watershed. A service of US EPA to help you locate,
use, and share environmental information on your watershed or
EPA: TMDL Program. provides information on EPA's total maximum
Daily Load (TMDL) Program under section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act
Information Center for the Environment (ICE). The Information
Center for the Environment is a cooperative effort of environmental
scientists at the University of California, Davis and collaborators at
over thirty private, state, federal, and international organizations
interested in environmental protection. Lots of information and links
to more information.
Information about the natural history of central California especially
North Carolina's Forest Stewardship Program. A lot of good
information for landowners, professionals, teachers, and kids.
NW Fishletter. NW Fishletter is produced by Energy NewsData with
grants from the Montana and Idaho offices of the Northwest Power
Planning Council, the Council itself, the Bonneville Power
Administration, the National Marine Fisheries Service, Chelan County
PUD, Douglas County PUD, Grant County PUD and Direct Service
Pine Pitch Canker Disease. This site contains up-to-date
information on pine pitch canker disease, how to identify it, and what
can be done.
San Joaquin Region Resource Center. An excellent resource from RCD
Area IX. Has valuable information for anyone interested in natural
resources although it specifically serves Merced, Madera, Mariposa,
Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern Counties.
Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP). SNEP reports, publications
TopoZone. Go here for any USGS topo maps in the U.S.
TreeLink. The community forestry resource.
Virtual Foliage Home Page. Images of plants including a dendrology
Virtual Library: Forestry
Watershed Information Technical System. Provides the information
and tools to support local watershed planning, restoration,
monitoring, and education via the CERES Web. CERES and its project
WITS are programs of the California Resources Agency.
Grants & funding sources from CERES.
Grant Writing links from Cyber-Sierra.
Foundation Center. An independent nonprofit information
clearinghouse that collects, organizes, analyzes, and disseminates
information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.