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.