Living with Wildfire in Northwestern California

To raise awareness on how everyone can do their part to prevent unwanted wildfires from threatening our communities, the Six Rivers National Forest has joined forces with CAL FIRE Humboldt-Del Norte County Unit, Humboldt County Fire Safe Council, Hoopa Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services, and the Yurok Tribe Wildland Fire Program to sponsor the 3rd edition of Living with Wildfire in Northwestern California. The publication comes just in time for Wildfire Preparedness Week, May 5 through May 11, 2019.

Ecological Restoration Implementation Plan

In March 2011, the Pacific Southwest Region of the US Forest Service released a statement of its Leadership Intent for Ecological Restoration, which laid out the Region’s guiding vision and goals for its stewardship of wildland and forests for the next 15-20 years. The following draft document reflects the Regional leadership’s current thinking on how the Leadership Intent will be implemented. This draft is a beginning point for discussions with employees, partners, tribes, agencies, communities of place and interest and those who care about the future of their National Forests. 

“Rivers to Ridges” Ecological Restoration

The need for ecological restoration has become increasingly important because of the many threats to the Forest’s unique “Rivers to Ridges” landscapes. They include catastrophic wildfire, climate change impacts, drought, insect and disease, and increasing pressures of human population.

Fire Management

Historically, fire has played a vital role in the development and maintenance of our local ecosystems. Fire is the primary natural disturbance agent influencing vegetation structure, species composition, soil properties, nutrient cycling, hydrology, and ecosystem process. Most native plants evolved with fire and many are adapted to or dependent on fire’s periodic occurrence.

Rivers to Ridges for Fun and Renewal Framework for Sustainable Recreation

The intent of the Rivers to Ridges for Fun and Renewal Framework for Sustainable Recreation is to provide identified and executable actions that will lead to a sustainable Recreation Program

Spring 2020 Permanent Fire Hire is Here!

This centralized hiring event begins on January 27 and ends on February 5, 2020 8:59PM PST. For a listing of positions available on the Six Rivers National Forest, as well as contact information for these positions, check out our Spring 2020 Perm Fire Hire info sheet!