Workshop on Addressing Forest Risks in the Highway 50 Corridor of El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / May 22, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado County]

Workshop Objectives:

Familiarize residents and landowners with ongoing efforts to reduce fire hazard in their neighborhoods.

Inform people about the short-term and long-term benefits of vegetation management treatments.

Describe steps that are taken to evaluate and minimize environmental impacts of treatments.

Agenda:
• -  Status of the Sierra Nevada
• -  Forest Resiliency
• -  Coordinating Collaborative/ Community Based efforts
• -  Project highlight: Sly Park Vegetation Management Strategy.

Presenters will include scientists and forest managers from the public and private sectors. A detailed agenda will be provided to registrants.

Field Trip:
We will visit a variety of sites within the Sly Park Recreation Area where fuel reduction projects have been implemented. Plan on bringing your lunch and be prepared for light hiking.

June 21, 2018 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
100 Forni Road, Placerville, CA

To register for the workshop, go to https://eldoradoforestfuel.eventbrite.com. [There is nominal registration fee. Following registration, you will be provided with additional information including the final agenda. Questions? Contact Dr. Richard Harris at (707) 685- 5508 or rrharrisconsulting@gmail.com. Register early! Enrollment limited to 40 people.]