Rim Fire Rural Road Recovery Workshop
Tuolumne County, CA -- Private landowners can find out the best way to fix and maintain their rural roads damaged by the Rim Fire.
The University of California Cooperative Extension is hosting a workshop on "Designing, Improving & Maintaining Rural Roads" from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm December 13th at the Jamestown Community Hall located at 18250 Main Street in Jamestown.
Here are some of the workshop subjects:
• Provide landowners/road managers with an overview of the design and functions of low standard roads used for agriculture, resource management, residential access and recreation.
• Provide tools for evaluating the conditions and environmental impacts of existing roads
• Introduce landowners to practices that may be used to improve existing roads and eliminate problems
• Outline procedures for maintaining roads to reduce potential for failure or impaired functioning especially in the aftermath of the Rim Fire
The workshop is co-sponsored by the Northern California Society of American Foresters, California Geological Survey, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
There is no fee to attend. You can register by clicking here.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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