Legislative Analyst’s_Forest and Watershed Management report. California’s Legislative Analyst’s report on the state of our forests and what needs to be done to restore them to a healthy condition and the economic benefits that should ensue.
Little Hoover_Commission Forest Report Fire on the Mountain: Rethinking Forest
Management in the Sierra Nevada. A highly informative report on the state of our forests and what needs to be done to return them to a healthy and resilient state.
Wood & Biomass Utilization Discussion, Alpine County (2.5 MB) Alpine County Potentially Accessible Biomass and Potential Business Opportunities. Larry Swan’s presentation at the March, 2017 meeting.
Alpine County Land Management by Agency (4.2 MB) Shows National Forests, Bureau of Land Management, state lands and Wilderness Areas on topography. Will be updated to include Bureau of Indian Affairs (Washoe Tribe), Inventoried Roadless Areas and other restrictions. Produced by Alpine County Community Development Department.
California Air Pollution Control Officers’ Association Biomass Power Plant Policy Policy statement of the California Air Pollution Control Officer’s Association with regard to biomass-to-bioenergy plants. Released December, 2016.
ABC_ForestCarbonPlanCommentLtr. Comment letter to the Forest Climate Action Team on the draft Forest Carbon Plan.
ABC_FireBorrowingSupport. Comment letter in support of Federal legislation to end “fire borrowing”.
ABC_AmeriCorpsSupportLtr. Letter in support of continued funding for AmeriCorps.
CAP_AmericasForgottenForests-reportMAR2017 Report on what needs to be done to restore our forests and the environmental and economic benefits of doing so. Although published by the Center for American Progress it fairly lays out the issues.
Fire MOU Partnership May 2017 (4 MB). Craig Thomas’s presentation at the 06-jun-2017 meeting. Highly recommended.
AWG_ABCMeetingNotes2017-04-04 (5.3 MB). Supplemental notes for the 04-apr-2017 meeting with photos.