The El Dorado County Grand Jury examined the county’s wildfire resiliency, specifically weighing in on County Ordinance 5101—the vegetation management ordinance. The Grand Jury found the Vegetation Management Office “lacked expertise and adequate resources to meet the objectives of the ordinance.”(Aug. 5, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
The El Dorado/Amador Prescribed Burn Association, formed in August 2021, has received funding for a part-time coordinator. The group helps private landowners in El Dorado and Amador counties conduct prescribed burns on their properties.(July 29, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
The tunnel project, which would cost billions and take decades, aims to help shore up water supplies in much of California. The new environmental impact report outlines the impacts.
California wildfires are becoming larger, more frequent and more ferocious. ‘Malibu Burning’ author Robert Kerbeck shares simple steps you can take to protect your home.
Next time you’re exploring the Tahoe Sierra back country, don’t be surprised if you cross paths with a person wearing a signature red jacket adorned with white crosses. Nope, you didn’t just accidentally ski inside the resort boundary. You’ve met …
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