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Mendocino & Lake Counties Fire Recovery Info

The attached pdf, from Katie Delbar, provides initial info on assistance for ag producers with property in the recent Mendocino & Lake fires.

I've just begun to work on a smartphone app that I hope will make it easy to assess acreage damaged by the fires, economic value of the forage losses and reseeding requirements and cost assessments. I'll keep you posted on that progress.

Below are quite a few links for UC information on fire recovery that Ken Tate put together:

http://ucanr.edu/sites/postfire/

http://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=18117

http://ucanr.edu/sites/forestry/Wildfire/

http://ucanr.edu/News/Wildfire/

http://www.cafiresci.org/announcements-source/category/postfirerecoveryucanr

http://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/pdf/8446.pdf

http://ucanr.edu/sites/forageloss/files/74150.xls

http://ucanr.edu/sites/forageloss/files/74149.xls

http://ucanr.edu/?impact=997

http://cesutter.ucanr.edu/Fire_Information/

http://ucanr.edu/?blogtag=wildfire&blogasset=60503

http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/files/220420.pdf

http://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/pdf/8386.pdf

http://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=19424

http://calag.ucanr.edu/archive/?article=ca.v007n03p3

http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu/files/224720.pdf

Attached Files
Redwood Complex Fire

Redwood Complex Fire
Redwood Complex Fire

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 3:33 PM
Tags: Cattle (9), goats (12), rangeland (18), Sheep (17), Wild Fire (1)

Importance of Working Landscapes to California's Economy and Climate Change

Rangeland grazing in Sonoma County (Photo Credit: USDA)

To accelerate California's policy leadership in the face of global crises like water scarcity, climate change and uneven economic development between urban and rural areas, it is essential to recognize of the importance of the state's natural capital,...

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 9:21 AM
  • Author: Stephanie Larson
  • Author: Adam Livingston
  • From: California Economic Summit

Carbon Sequestration on Rangelands: Addressing Climate Change

Fig 1: Loren Poncia checking sugar levels of grass

Carbon is the energy currency of most biological systems, including agricultural ecosystems. All agricultural production originates from the process of plant photosynthesis, which uses sunshine to combine carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air with water and...

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:27 PM
Tags: carbon (1), greenhouse (1), rangeland (18)

Using InVEST to assess ecosystem services

Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District sign

From UCANR California Agriculture magazine Using InVEST to assess ecosystem services on conserved properties in Sonoma County, CA The purchase of conservation easements on agricultural land is one approach to preventing...

Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:49 AM
  • Author: Van Bustic, UCCE and UC Berkeley
  • Author: Matthew Shapero, UC Berkeley
  • Author: Diana Moanga, UC Berkeley
  • Author: Stephanie Larson
Tags: InVEST (1), Sonoma Land Trust (1)

How Grazing Livestock are Beneficial to Vernal Pools

Fig 1 California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), CaliforniaHerps.com

On a global scale, rangelands are a fairly diverse array of biomes - deserts, scrub, prairies, and chaparral, but in Sonoma County, they comprise oak savannahs and grasslands; one such is our vernal pools. Vernal pools are defined by the US Environmental...

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:33 AM

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