Forest and Fuel Management
This document describes information found on a CD developed by UCCE on many aspects of forest management.
Recovering from Wildfire in California
What to do after a wildfire, including damage assessment, erosion prevention, timber salvage, forest protection, regeneration and taxes.
NRCS national standards for fuel break development (383std), very general
Tools for predicting the probability of tree mortality following fire are important components for both pre-fire planning and post-fire management.
Provides information to landowners about fire in oak woodlands.
This is a large 6 MB PDF map of California showing Mendocino County has four seed zones.
Seed, Mulch and Erosion Control
Homeowners who have suffered forest damage in the recent fire can get tips for post-fire restoration froom this NRCS website. Vegetation is key to protecting soil during erosive winter rains. In some cases existing seed sources in the soil may be sufficient, while in other situations it will be helpful to select and plant quick-growing species that can hold the soil without becoming invasive in years to come.
Non-native, non-invasive and fire resistant landscaping plants for around homes.
Inland Mendocino Cooperative Weed Management Area has surveys and plants of potential harm.
Weed Free Straw
Preventing weed spread via contaminated hay and straw.