CalFire launches online platform for viewing vegetation management programs

Climate change and a relative lack of forest management over the past century have lead to abundant fuel for wildfires throughout California. As long-term trends point towards lengthening fire seasons more severe drought in the West, developing and maintaining fuel breaks near fire-prone communities is becoming more important. Members of the Pine Grove community in Amador County know this all to well. Earlier this summer the Electra Fire came racing up the canyon of the Mokulumne River, headed their way.