UCCE Humboldt - Del Norte Counties
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UCCE Humboldt - Del Norte Counties

NWCA Regional Fire Safe Conference Agenda

Northwest California Regional Fire Safe Council Conference
December 10th & 11th
Fortuna Fire Hall, 320 S. Fortuna Blvd, Fortuna, CA 95540

Sponsored by:
CAL FIRE
California Fire Safe Council
County of Humboldt
Humboldt County Fire Safe Council
University of California Cooperative Extension
USDA Forest Service
Van Duzen Watershed Fire Safe Council

Agenda December 10- Thursday
When
What
Who
Part One    Humboldt County Specific Discussion
8:00-9:00
Registration,
Networking, continental breakfast (provided)
 
9:00-12:00
Review Humboldt County Community Fire Protection Plan maps among local Humboldt County FSCs and agency partners
Moderator: Cybelle
Part Two     Regional Kickoff
12:00 -1:00
Lunch (provided) and afternoon registration
 
1:00 - 1:05
Welcome - Will Harling (Humboldt County FSC)
 
1:05 - 2:30
Introductions:
FSC's share challenges and successes
Lessons learned - "Please share one or two challenges and/or successes from the last year"
Everyone with
Moderators: Yvonne & Cybelle
2:30 - 3:30 
Agency Panel:
USFS, CALFIRE, BLM, Redwood National and State Parks, Air Quality (Adobe PDF, 187KB)
Moderator: Yana
3:30-3:50
Break(Networking opportunity)
 
3:50 - 5:00 
FSCs Successes Panel: discussion of FSC capacity building:
- CWPP development and monitoring,
- Insurance, liability and fiscal sponsorship issues,
- maintaining community involvement,
- sustainable funding sources (CA Clearinghouse...)
- and more...
Everyone with
FSC Panelists: Orleans/Somes Bar, Siskiyou, Trinity, Del Norte, Van Duzen Watershed and others
Moderators: Yvonne & Cybelle
5:00 
Review of Day Two and evening activities.
Moderator: Yana
5:05
Evening mixer (we'll meet at local establishment)
 
 

 

 Agenda December 11- Friday
When
What
Who
8:00-8:30
Registration, continental breakfast (provided)
 
8:30-9:00
Welcome:
- Chair, Humboldt County FSC
- Humboldt County Supervisors
- Humboldt - Del Norte CAL FIRE Unit Chief
- Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor
- California Fire Safe Council
Moderator: Cybelle
9:00 -10:15
Woody Biomass Utilization:
Moderator: Lucy
10:15-10-30
Break(Networking Opportunity)
 
10:30-12:00
Fuels Treatments: Where do we go from here?
Moderator: Will
12:00-1:00 
Lunch (provided)
 
1:00-1:30
Building Materials and Design for Home Survival in Wildfire Prone Areas:
Moderator: Yana
1:30-2:00
Best Management Practices-Natural Resources and Environmental Compliance:
Moderator: Yana
2:00-2:30
Utilizing Cost Share Programs:
Moderator: Yvonne
2:30-2:45
Break (Networking Opportunity)
 
2:45-4:30
Roundtable Discussion: Strengthening FSCs
Everyone with
Moderators: Yvonne & Cybelle
4:30-5:00
Conference evaluation and planning for next year's conference:
·         Fill out evaluations
·         Discuss plans for next year 
Moderator: Cybelle

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