The Hill: Spending bill includes major wildfire overhaul

The spending bill Congress is considering includes a major, bipartisan effort to overhaul how the U.S. government spends money to fight wildfires on federal land. The provision in the omnibus appropriations bill, released publicly late Wednesday, is meant to cut down on a practice known as “fire borrowing” in which agencies like the Forest Service and Bureau […]

Northern California Fires – Please Join BPC in Donating to the American Red Cross

Bay Planning Coalition is very concerned about our members and others affected by the devastating fires affecting Northern California. Please click here to join us in contributing funds to the recovery effort through the American Red Cross.   We are in the process of developing a plan for engaging more in the fire recovery process. Please watch […]

CAL FIRE Urban Forestry Program News – November 6, 2015

CAL FIRE Urban Forestry Program News   State of the Program/Grants Well, a long destructive wildfire season has subsided for the year (fingers crossed) and I have gotten back into the groove of my normal urban forestry duties in the North Coast and the Bay Area.  New grant projects supported by the first round of […]