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Apr 17

Important Questions About Open Space Management

Posted to Midpines Conversation About Open Space Management on April 17, 2014 at 9:39 AM by Brian Foucht


What are the most important purposes to be achieved in managing open space within the Midpines community?

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

1.  UCD Woodland Conservation 10-10-13 Reading List:
    http://ucanr.edu/sites/forestry/Working_for_Conservation/Reading_List/?utm_source="Working" for Conservation Reminder080713&utm_campaign="Conservation" Reminder&utm_medium=email 
2.    Sierra Nevada Conservancy:  http://www.sierranevada.ca.gov/
2.   Mariposa Resource Conservation District:  http://www.mcrcd.net/Pages/default.aspx
3.   Integrated Regional Water Management: http://www.mcrcd.net/Pages/IRWMP.aspx
3.   USDA: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r5/landmanagement/?cid=STELPRDB5308848
4.   Sierra Foothill Conservancy: http://www.sierrafoothill.org/
5.   Forest Legacy:  http://www.sierraforestlegacy.org/About.php
6    Upper Merced River Watershed Council:  https://umrwc.wildapricot.org/
7.   Sustainable Forest and Communities Collaborative
      https://sites.google.com/site/sustainablesierragroup2/other-documents
8.   Sierra Nevada Alliance: Planning For Water Wise Development In The Sierra Nevada
      http://www.sierranevadaalliance.org/publications/db/pics/1218735464_22191.f_pdf.pdf
Apr 17

Important Questions About Land Use Regulation

Posted to Midpines Conversation About Land Use Regulation on April 17, 2014 at 9:34 AM by Brian Foucht

         

1. Should Midpines have appearance standards for private properties?

2. Are there any natural areas or visual resources within the Midpines area that should be protected? If so, how should these resources be protected?



Apr 17

Important Questions About Fire Safety and Ecology

Posted to Midpines Conversation About Fire Safety and Ecology 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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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