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Midpines Conversation About Fire Safety and Ecology





YOUR COMMENTS ON THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS WILL HELP DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF MIDPINES

Apr 17

Important Questions About Fire Safety and Ecology

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:33 AM by Brian Foucht

1. In your opinion, what should be done to improve fire safety for: a) the community; and b) individual properties ?

2. Can fire safety be achieved and also the ecological value of forest habitats protected?

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Useful Links:  (Use your browser "back" button to return to this page) 

1. Video: fuel reduction affects fire behavior near development
http://vimeo.com/68342641
2. Fire and Forest Ecology: Perspectives - http://www.sierraforestlegacy.org/FC_FireForestEcology/FC_FireForestEcology.php
http://ncfp.wordpress.com/2013/08/29/hanson-the-ecological-importance-of-californias-rim-fire/
http://www.pacificbio.org/initiatives/fire/fire_ecology.html
http://www.wildcalifornia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/TheMythofCatastrophicWildfire.pdf
3. Fire hazard reduction checklist for property owners
http://calfire.ca.gov/communications/downloads/fact_sheets/Checklist.pdf
4. Midpines Community Conservation and Wildfire Protection Plan (download is slow)
http://ca-mariposacounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/Home/View/9330
5. Cal Fire Fire Wildland Fire and Building Code (Fire Safe) Regulations
http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_prevention/fire_prevention_wildland_codes.php
6 Information regarding wildland-urban interface wildfire costs
http://headwaterseconomics.org/interactive/wui-development-and-wildfire-costs
7. Mariposa County Fire Response Zones
http://www.mariposacounty.org/index.aspx?NID=630