Rim Fire Recovery

The National Forest Foundation is assisting the Stanislaus National Forest in recovering from the Rim Fire.  For more information, visit their website at:  http://www.nationalforests.org/  If you’d like to help, contact vrussell@nationalforests.org for details or use the promotional code “Rim Fire.”

Interested in volunteering? Click on the "Working Together" heading in the left column for current volunteer opportunities.






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Rim Fire Recovery Newspapers


          Fall Rim Fire Recovery Update

August 2014

Rim Fire Recovery Update 

July 2014

 Rim Fire Recovery Update


Rim Fire Recovery Articles

Turning Lives Around . . . read more

Real Jobs for Real People read more

Chasing Lightning . . . read more

When the Earth Moves Under Our Feet… read more

Eye on the Sky . . . read more

The Joy and Value of a Meadow . . . read more

Breaking the Cycle . . . read more

In the Wake of the Rim Fire, What Comes Next? . . . . read more

The Mystery on Pine Street. . . read more

All Firefighters go Home to their Families After their Shift . . . . read more

Success Happens One Seedling at at Time. . . read more

Partnerships at Work: Tuolumne River Trust . . . read more

Recovering from the Rim Fire: The Big Picture. . . read more

Fire Behavior on the Stanislaus National Forest . . . read more

It’s Dry Out There! . . . read more

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 This is a USFS photo that depicts bracken fern growing up amongst the burnt forest. 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