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ANOTHER ROUND OF CAL FIRE GRANTS IS ANNOUNCED: The 2022 Rural Fire Capacity Grant Period is Now Open: Due Date –May 4, 2022

The 2022 Rural Fire Capacity Grant Application Period Is Now Open Due Date: May 4, 2022. Submit applications to CALFIREGRANTS@FIRE.CA.GOV  You can find the application, solicitation letter, and procedural guide on the CAL FIRE Cooperative Efforts webpage at Cooperative Efforts (ca.gov) The Rural Fire Capacity (RFC) Program is a Federally-funded grant program that allows California to provide local…

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California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) Launches “Climate Catalyst Fund” programs – Small Business Loans in the Logging Industry and Other Sectors

2022-01-31 IBank Climate Catalyst Now Accepting Proposals Please click below to access the Climate Catalyst Fact Sheet:Climate Catalyst Fact Sheet Links above to (1) A Press Release and (2) A “Fact Sheet” About the “Climate Catalyst Fund” and its programs.To the good, these are projects which can include(but are not limited to):Sustainable vegetation managementForestry practicesTimber…

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POSSIBLE MONEY GRANTS FOR LOGGERS — 2022 UPDATE ON “CAL FIRE GRANT” PROGRAMS AND MAILING LISTS TO RECEIVE GRANT INFORMATION

Latest News from CAL FIRE Grants! CAL FIRE has added three new mailing lists for grant programs. Click on any of the programs below to learn more: Business and Workforce Development – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! CAL FIRE’s Wood Products and Bioenergy team seeks to maintain and enhance the forest-sector workforce and businesses of California to promote healthy…

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TIME TO RENEW MEMBERSHIPS

In early July, ACL sent out its annual dues billing for 2021-2022. You should be receiving your dues billing materials by mail very soon, or have received them already.We know that as California and the United States emerge from under the shadow of COVID-19 and its restrictions, this remains one of the most challenging economic…

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ACL SAFETY DIRECTOR DON MILANI TO TEACH REQUIRED “RISK MANAGEMENT CLASS” — FOR “NEW” PRO LOGGERS ONLY — (NEVER ON THE LIST BEFORE) VIA ZOOM, ON MONDAY JANUARY 25, 2021

Risk Management 1-25-21 The link above is to a flyer by which you can enroll in a ZOOM class to be taught by ACL Safety Director Don Milani on Monday, January 25, 2021. BACKGROUND: Only for NEW, first-time ProLoggers — who have never been on the ProLogger List before– one course that is required is…

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TELL YOUR REPRESENTATIVES TO VOTE “NO” ON “WILDERNESS BILL”

“CLICK YOUR WAY” TO TELL YOUR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES: VOTE “NO” ON “WILDERNESS BILL” NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA LAND GRAB — ITS QUICK AND EASY TO DO   The U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote on Congressman Jared Huffman’s bill to create 260,000 acres of new designated-wilderness areas in Northwest California, adding more barriers to active forest…

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ACL URGES LOGGERS TO ATTEND: CARB Agriculture Equipment Workshop in Red Bluff on Monday January 7

On Monday, January 7 at 1:00 pm in Red Bluff; ACL urges you to attend a CARB workshop on agriculture equipment: support money incentives, oppose costly and dangerous regulations, warn about fire risk of logging equipment retrofits and seek replacement of equipment “on our timeline, not theirs” CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD(CARB) WORKSHOP WHEN: MONDAY, JANUARY…

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Take action: California is burning, what are your representatives doing about it?

It’s time for California’s elected officials to take action to reduce the size and severity of today’s mega-fires. Send them a message by clicking here. The problem isn’t new. Over the past decade, we have seen seven of the 10 largest wildfires in the state’s history. Since 2001, California’s National Forests have lost 558,000 acres per year…

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