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On Wednesday, the Center for Fire Research and Outreach from the college of natural resources at the Univeristy of California, Berkeley, will present “Out From Behind the Trees: How You Are a Part of the Sierra Nevada Management Solution.”

The lecture and discussion will describe how UC-Berkeley has become an integral part of the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Program, which is an ongoing multi-agency long range planning process for management of fire suppression, forests, ecosystems, watersheds, and other natural aspects of the Sierra Nevada. The lecture will also explain how the public plays an important role in the process and what you can do to help.

The event will be held at 4 p.m. at the Miners Foundry, 325 Spring St., Nevada City. The lecture is free. RSVP to Matt Fratus at (510) 643-1041 or

A bonus lecture dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. (also at Miners Foundry). The cost is $30/person, and space is limited. Call Donna Stewart at (530) 798-0277.

The event is co-sponsored by Gold Country Chapter of the California Alumni Association and UC Berkeley, College of Natural Resources Alumni Association.

” Ryan Heredia

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