Tag: Wildfire

Open houses slated for second phase of Rim Fire Recovery Project

Press release from the U.S.D.A.: The Stanislaus National Forest will be hosting two open houses on Friday, December 13 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 14, 9 a.m. to noon at the Stanislaus National Forest Supervisor’s Office (19777 Greenley Road, Sonora, CA 95370). “We invite the public and stakeholders to the open …

Continue reading

Federal charges likely in Rim Fire

A deer hunter — not pot growers, as some politicians with an agenda publicly stated — started the Rim Fire that burned through over 237,341 acres of land in the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park before firefighters finally got the upper hand.  The 402 square mile fire blazed through more than $127 million of …

Continue reading

Battling the Rim Fire – NG’s Gallery

National Geographic has collected images from the Rim Fire (which, as of this writing, is at 80% containment) and posted them on their website.  You can view the gallery HERE.