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Our Forest Futures Salons are tailored to build community engagement and awareness on the challenges with forest health in our region and the collaborative action that is taking place.

In our recent events, we explored what happens when fire hits our forests, how decisions are made and fires are fought, and what happens to the landscape after a fire. We discussed the work being done right here in our region, including fuel reduction, restoration and wood innovation projects, all of which aim to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire.

Recap of 2022 Fire Season

Thursday, Nov. 17 | 4pm | Zoom

With the Mosquito Fire quickly spreading just 35 miles outside of Tahoe Truckee, evacuation preparedness was the topic of conversation. Local CAL FIRE and US Forest Service representatives shared insights from the 2022 Fire Season and the factors that influenced the Mosquito Fire’s behavior.


  • Kyle Jacobson, Forest Fire Management Officer, Tahoe National Forest
  • Matt Furtado, Truckee Battalion Chief, CAL FIRE NEU

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Forest Resilience Resources for the Tahoe Truckee Community

Wednesday, October 26 | 4-5:30pm | Zoom

On October 26, TTCF along with local fire districts and wildfire NGOs will share information on new and existing programs that support community members in managing privately owned properties. The discussion will include an overview of the Truckee North Tahoe Forest Management Program (TNTFMP) funded by CAL FIRE, as well as other programs and resources available through our partners. We invite everyone to attend and strongly encourage property owners, Registered Professional Foresters (RPF) and forestry project contractors to participate to learn more about accessing resources for your private property and working with TNTFMP as an RPF or contractor. 


  • Nicole Lutkemuller & Anne Graham, Forest Futures Program, TTCF
  • Eric Horntvedt, Wildfire Prevention Manager, Truckee Fire Protection District, Measure T
  • Pat Leach, Firewise Coordinator, Fire Safe Council of Nevada County 
  • Allison Erny, Forestry Project Manager, Placer Resource Conservation District

December 1, 2021 | Reducing the Threat of the 2022 Fire Season | Watch the Recording 

January 26, 2022 | Cultural Burning & Prescribed Fire | Watch the Recording

March 2, 2022 | Weather Impacts on Wildfire Risk & Recovery| Watch the Recording

April 21 | An Overview on the “Safer From Wildfires” Insurance Program | Watch the Recording

June 9, 2022| Evacuation Preparedness | Watch the Recording

9 de Junio | Prepararse para una evacuación | Mira la Grabación

September 22 | Forestry Workforce Development Challenges and Opportunities | Watch the Recording

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