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CCST Expert Briefing (April 4, 2019)

April 1, 2019:
CCST Expert Briefing showcasing the perspectives from some of CCST’s partners on “Environmental Impacts of Wildfire in California.” Panelists will discuss the effects of wildfires on air and water quality. Moderated by Susan Hubbard, CCST Council Member and Associate Laboratory Director at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Event will be on Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Flyer and Agenda).

The California Natural Resources Agency and Department of Conservation have announced the award of $20 million in block grants

March 30, 2019:
The California Natural Resources Agency and Department of Conservation have announced the award of $20 million in block grants for regional projects that improve forest health and increase fire resiliency. This Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program helps communities prioritize, develop and implement projects that strengthen fire resiliency.

Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit

March 22, 2019:
The state’s first Wildfire Technology Innovation Summit will take place on March 20-21, 2019 in Sacramento, California. The Summit will gather thought leaders and practitioners from state and local governments, academia, industry and others to inform and engage each other about the challenges of wildfires and tools that can help us better manage these devastating disasters.