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Rim Fire Area Threatened by Logging

The Rim Fire area in California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range is home to rare spotted owls, great grey owls, and black-backed woodpeckers. It’s full of flowers, shrubs, and naturally regenerating trees. The California Department of Housing... Learn More

Commercial Cannabis DEIR Comments – Calaveras County

  Calaveras Planning Coalition releases comments on the Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce Ordinance DEIR: 0 CPC – Cannabis DEIR Comments Combined in pdf Review the 64 public and agency comments on the Commercial Cannabis DEIR on the... Learn More

CSERC is seeking top quality applicants for a full-time position at our non-profit center

If you know a potential candidate who has experience doing fieldwork and monitoring or who has experience in non-profit work, let them know about our job opening.  Go to our website to learn more about our search for the right match for our staff! ... Learn More

Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting for June 20, 2017

The agenda for the special Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM is now available on the website. The special Cannabis Ordinance Study Session 2-page agenda submittal from the Planning Director is also attached.... Learn More

Serious About Fighting Climate Change? Here’s the Number One Most Powerful Thing You Can Do Right Now

Who needs Paris? We can help save the environment from the comfort of our own homes. Read Alternet Article Here  Read More

County budget hearings conclude

A preliminary Calaveras County budget that proposes large-scale hiring freezes to a number of public service departments has been pushed ahead for adoption by the time the fiscal year ends June 30. The preliminary budget could be officially approved by... Learn More


Debris clearance is a big concern this fire season: Entering what will be the second fire season since the Butte Fire burned tens of thousands of acres, destroyed hundreds of homes and killed two, residents throughout the burn scar that suffered so mightily... Learn More

Calaveras County: 99 percent of Butte Fire trees cut down

This week, the county’s Butte Fire Recovery team is touting the number of Butte Fire hazard trees that have been cut down: 8,433. Read Union Democrat Article  Read More

Climate change could burn a hole in the Forest Service’s budget

Climate change appears to be fueling more wildfires as U.S. Forest Service officials are increasingly concerned they don’t have the funds to effectively handle another devastating season. McClatchy, June 12   Read More

Wildfires and climate change are fueling each other, creating a vicious cycle

Right now, forests absorb global-warming pollution. But that’s changing as temperatures rise. Read Yale Climate Connections  Read More

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