Promoting a conservation ethic in people of all ages is central to our mission of Conservation in Action. Please join us on the preserves to explore seasonal changes, take part in naturalist training or dig in with other volunteers to assist our land management team. Reservations are required for most events in order to ensure that human impact is kept in balance with land and habitat preservation goals.

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Burning in the Fog: Bay Area Prescribed Fire Council's 2020 Summer Meeting & Field Tour

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Burning in the Fog: Bay Area Prescribed Fire Council's 2020 Summer Meeting & Field Tour

Jul 8 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Martin Griffin Preserve

The Bay Area Prescribed Fire Council presents
Burning in the Fog: 2020 Summer Meeting

  • Join prescribed fire professionals from throughout the greater Bay Area as we dive into the utilization of controlled burning and associated land treatments that are relevant in the coastal parts of the Bay Area.
  • Wednesday, July 8th will be filled with engaging presentations, local updates and engrossing conversations.
  • Topics will include: burning for Coastal prairie, cultural burning, Sudden Oak Death, Rx fire surrogates and more
  • The Bay Area Prescribed Fire Council is a meeting point for Rx fire professionals, students, teachers, tribal members, researchers, land managers, fire fighters, regulators and the general public from throughout the greater Bay Area. At these intersections, we hope to facilitate dialogue and foster change, so that we might get more "good fire" on the ground.

Conference and Field Tour: Wednesday, July 8th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., starting at Martin Griffin Preserve's Volunteer Canyon.

CLICK HERE to register for this event or email jared.childress@egret.org for more information.



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Fire and the Environment - Guest Panelist: Sasha Berleman

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Fire and the Environment - Guest Panelist: Sasha Berleman

Jul 13 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Zoom Video Conference

The public is invited to join Director of Fire Forward Sasha Berleman at Marin Conservation League's monthly meeting of the Fire and the Environment Working Group (FEWG).The presentation will occur via videocall.

This committee’s purpose is to study and advocate for environmentally beneficial and effective wildfire hazard reduction planning and policies for Marin’s public lands and for wildland-urban interface areas. Click here for more information about this event.

For more infomation about ACR's Fire Forward program, click here.



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Coalesce: A Basic Wildland Fire Fighter Training

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Coalesce: A Basic Wildland Fire Fighter Training

Jul 18 2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Bouverie Preserve

Audubon Canyon Ranch's Fire Forward program presents: Coalesce: A Basic Wildland Fire Fighter Training

The Basic Wildland Firefighter Training (FFT2) is a two-part course: online coursework and arduous pack test required prior to attending the in person field course. By the end of the field day, students will have basic wildland firefighter certifications and will be fully qualified to participate on any future cooperative burns across the region. Skills acquired at the training include fireline communications, gear and equipment, how prescribed fire ignitions are run, how to operate a pump and install a hoselay, and so much more!

  • Date: July 18, 2020
  • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Location: ACR's Bouverie Preserve, 13935 California Hwy 12, Glen Ellen, CA.
  • Food: Lunch is provided to workshop participants and is included in the registration cost.
  • Cost: $120.00 (ACR offers a limited number of partial fee waivers upon request. Please email jared.childress@egret.org to request a partial fee waiver).

For more details please see below:

For more details or to register for this event, CLICK HERE.

For more information about ACR's Fire Forward, visit https://www.egret.org/fire-forward.



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