Rim Fire Recovery

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Rim Fire Projects

The Rim Fire Hazard Trees (Rim HT) EA

Rim Fire Recovery (Rim Recovery) Draft EIS

 Rim Fire Recovery Timeline

Timeline for Rim Recovery Environmental Assessment and Environmental Impact Statement

 Rim Fire Recovery Updates



August 12August 5


July 29 * July 22July 15 * July 8 * July 1  * Rim Fire Recovery Update for July of 2014


 June 24 * June 17 * June 10


May 28 * May 20 * May 13 * May 6


April 30 * April 22 * April 15 *  April 15 * April 8 * April 1


March 25 * March 19

 Rim Fire Recovery Articles

Life on the wild side . . . read more

Cattle grazing after the Rim Fire . . . read more

Field archaeology school held after the Rim Fire . . . read more

Student fence menders help Rim Fire recovery . . . read more

Audubon Visits the Stanislaus One of Audubon magazine’s key feature writers, Jane Braxton Little, visited the Stanislaus National Forest in May . . . read more

The Rim Fire was the third largest fire in California’s recorded history . . . read more

Many might call the Rim Fire a disaster and yet good things often come out of the most trying circumstances. Attitude and the spirit of a community are what really count. . . . read more

The Southwest Interface Team (SWIFT) is a group comprised of a variety of government and external partners, including the U.S. Forest Service, that works collaboratively to create fire adapted communities. . . . read more

Archaeological and historical sites are evidence of past human use of the land . . . read more

Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is one form of remote sensing technology . . . read more

Natural Resources Conservation Service Helps with Rim Fire Recovery. . . read more

Rim Fire Hazard Trees Draft EA package is ready for public comment . . .   read more

Rim Fire losses must be salvaged quickly, coalition warns  . . .   read more

Rim fire salvage logging wins support . . .   read more

Stanislaus National Forest Supervisor signed Rim Fire Hazard Tree Decision Notice. . . read more

The Stanislaus National Forest has received funding to repair and replace range infrastructure damaged or destroyed in last summer’s Rim . . . read more

The Stanislaus National Forest hosted the 2014 Annual Grazing Permittee Meeting . . . read more

The Stanislaus National Forest is ramping up programs to coordinate volunteers and partnerships . . . read more

Wildlife Species and Habitat Affected by the Rim Fire . . . read more


Sweet-pea in bloom within the burn area Paint Brush in bloom within the burned area Lupine within the burn area Monkey flower amongst sweet-pea Harlequin lupine in bloom within the burn area Bracken fern growing within the burn area California poppy along the south facing slopes above the Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River New growth along Lumsden Road Lupine within the Rim Fire area California poppy within the Rim Fire area