Jefferson Conservation District & Partners Lead $19M Forest Resilience Initiative

Jefferson Conservation District (JCD) in Colorado, in collaboration with partners, has secured federal grants totaling over $19 million to address forest restoration, wildlife habitat preservation, and wildfire mitigation across the Northern Front Range. This initiative, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) aims to thin out dense forests on private lands,…… Continue reading →

Disaster Mitigation and Resilience Forum Series: Forum on Wildfire Mitigation and Resilience

Leading the Discussion on the Future of Mitigation and Infrastructure Resilience in Sacramento, California Join key policymakers, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), state and local emergency managers and disaster officials from the region, and leading stakeholders from the insurance and infrastructure industries for the second forum in the Disaster Mitigation and Resilience…… Continue reading →

Wildfire work never ends for Western Shasta County RCD

In the midst of one of the worst wildfire seasons on record in California, Western Shasta County Resource Conservation District (RCD) continues working on fire reduction and fire prevention through fuel breaks and preparing communities for wildfires and how to prevent them. The RCD was working on installing a fuel break near French Gulch when…… Continue reading →

2017 fire season costs exceed $2 billion

By Mike Beacom Summer 2017 may be remembered years from now for its devastating hurricanes, but it has also proven to be yet another record-setting fire season. Federal wildfire spending has increased steadily over the past three decades, but even more rapidly over the past five years. Two years ago, the Forest Service spent a…… Continue reading →

Latest News

Calendar of Events

Find your Local District

Accessibility Toolbar