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WORK AVAILABLE: SEVERAL 4TH QUARTER SOLICITATIONS AND ANTICIPATED AWARDS TO BE MADE — US FOREST SERVICE IRSC CONTRACTS IN REGION 5 — AND OTHER REGIONS

A message from the US Forest Service (link to document, includes projects in Region 5 and other US Forest Service Regions): BEGIN: We have several 4th Quarter solicitations and anticipated awards to be made. Wanted to provide you all with our extensive list for your knowledge. Also a request that you please share with your lists…

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HELP WANTED: ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS IS HIRING A PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

HELP WANTED:  ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS IS HIRING A PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Associated California Loggers is the trade association representing loggers, log truckers, and log road builders in California. We are looking to hire an Administrative Assistant for the Association.  This person will report to the Executive Director of the Association and interact with the Board of Directors.  The…

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ANONYMOUS ELECTRONIC SURVEY ON THE SIERRA FOR “STAKEHOLDERS”ON THINNING, REMOVAL OF DEAD AND DYING TREES, INCREASING PACE AND SCALE AND OTHER IDEAS

The Sierra Nevada Task Force invites you to participate in a survey to understand stakeholder perspectives on improving forest health and community resilience to wildfire in the Sierra-Cascade-Inyo region. This is open to “managers, property owners, and/or anyone who work in the Sierra Nevada . (Including loggers — Editor.) . • Participation in this survey…

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“ACADEMY TRAINED”: PRIVATE SECTOR CLASSES IN CHAINSAW OPERATION, PRECISION CUTTING AND MORE — AUGUST CLASSES; INFORMATION WITHIN

The Associated California Loggers office has received this “advertising” from “Academy Trained.” “Academy Trained” Says This About its Training Operations: BEGIN: “The most immersive tree industry training in the world.” “At Academy Trained, our mission is to educate the industry to build a safer today. We are dedicated to changing the industry through safety, training,…

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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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