Resilient Watersheds and Fire Management” factsheet

Here is the Local Government Commission’s most recent factsheet, Resilient Watersheds, and Fire Management, as part of our Pandemic Recovery and Beyond series.

LGC recognizes how critical it is to develop forward-looking management techniques that promote proactive approaches to fire prevention. This is incredibly timely, as Governor’s Newsom just announced over $500 million for wildlife prevention through his early budget action.

This factsheet outlines the socio-economic and environmental implications of California’s natural drought/fire/flood cycle; the challenges of fire resilience; the importance of fuel load reduction; and the need for intentional coordination across jurisdictions and government levels. To read the factsheet, please hit the read more button below.