Several Federal and State agency officials, along with conservation and community fire protection groups, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand the use of fire as a restoration tool. A careful and expanded prescribed fire program will lower the likelihood of large, uncontrollable fires by reducing the amount of fuel available to burn, and will limit pollution from larger wildfire events.
- Read more about this new agreement in the Modesto Bee: http://www.modbee.com/news/state/california/article58063753.html
- Download the MOU: http://www.sierraforestlegacy.org/Resources/Community/PrescribedFire/FireMOUSigned.pdf
- Read the press release: http://www.sierraforestlegacy.org/Resources/Community/PrescribedFire/FIRE%20MOU%20PRESS%20RELEASE.pdf