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Forestry

Posts related to the activities of the Forestry committee.

The Sugar Pine Foundation will plant over 350 Sugar Pine seedlings on the “undeveloped lots” (top of Silver Pine, above the locked gates)  area of the Carnelian Woods property on Thursday, May 9, 2024 between 10 am and 2pm (weather permitting).  Volunteers from Carnelian Woods, Agate Bay, and neighboring areas are cordially invited to attend and help...
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Ignitions did not go as planned today due to travel delays and other factors. We are still looking at basically 10 acres of piles remaining on the Carnelian Woods property. With the snow already on the ground and the current and predicted storm systems, it is unlikely that we’ll burn these last 10 acres this...
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The conditions are right so NTFD is planning on bringing in the love this Valentine’s Day with more pile burning Wednesday and Thursday. We have a goal of 10 acres this week which would essentially complete the pile burning on Carnelian Woods property. There have been a few difficult piles that we may burn next...
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NTFD pile burning operations went well January 29-31. We completed all 19.5 acres (around Carnelian Woods upper units), reaching our goal for the week and completing most of the work for this project. There are 11.3 acres of piles remaining on the 78-acre total project. Depending on the incoming storms we will attempt to burn...
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NTFD has some additional resources available and is planning to resume pile burning again on Monday and Tuesday before the storm arrives. The goal is between 10 and 19.5 acres in the western most part of the project area (around the upper units of Carnelian Woods). April Shackelford NTFD Forest Fuels Manager
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NTFD is planning to resume pile burning on Thursday. We are setting a goal of 21 acres in the western most part of the project area (around the upper units of Carnelian Woods). Conditions are not the most favorable for quick ignitions, but we will have a full crew on Thursday and will give it...
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NTFD is planning to resume pile burning on Thursday and Friday continuing at the top of the project area on Agate Bay Water Property. The goal is to burn about an acre of piles over the two day period. April Shackelford NTFD Forest Fuels Manager
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NTFD is planning to resume pile burning on Thursday and Friday. This time near the top of Agate Road on Agate Bay Water Property, and down near the creek to complete some acreage from last week’s pile burning. The goal is to burn about six acres of piles over the two day period. April Shackelford...
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The majority of piles in the middle unit (Unit 2) were burned over the last three days completing 21 total acres (approx. 280 piles). Atmospheric conditions were in our favor and smoke was very minimal to area residents. Approximately 1.2 acres remain and will be handled by our local Cal-Fire Engine Team. When a decent...
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NTFD is planning to resume pile burning on Wednesday, January 3rd. Work will start at the area between Carnelian Woods Ave. and Silver Pine Dr. and may move uphill if conditions are favorable. The remaining acreage including the California Tahoe Conservancy (CTC) property will be burned at another time. The ignition request has been submitted...
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Mail: P.O. Box 68
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