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Angora 10 Year Anniversary

Thursday, June 22, 2017

9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Field trip observing burned areas of the Angora Fire. Meeting location: Lake Valley FPD, Station 7 - Administration Headquarters, 2211 Keetak St., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.  5:00 – 8:00 P.M. - Reception, Sidellis Brewery, 3350 Sandy Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA   

Friday, June 23, 2017 Symposium Agenda (and presentation files)
Lake Tahoe Community College, Aspen and Board Room (Library), One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 

9:10-9:50 Overview of the Angora Fire – Kit Bailey, Fire Management Officer, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, US Forest Service

9:50-10:30 Defensible space in the WUI – John Pickett, Forester, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

10:40 – 11:20 Policy changes and outcomes resulting from the Angora Fire – Mike Vollmer, Environmental Improvement Program Manager, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

11:20 -`12:00 Multi-jurisdictional coordination of fuel reduction and fire prevention – Forest Schafer, North Lake Fire Protection District

1:40 – 2:20 Scientific contributions of the Angora fire in the Sierra Nevada – Hugh Safford, Regional Ecologist, Pacific Southwest Region, US Forest Service

2:20 – 2:40 Avian and small mammal community responses to post-fire forest structure - implications for fire management in mixed conifer forests – Angela White, Wildlife Biologist, Pacific Southwest Research Station, US Forest Service

2:40 – 3:00 Forest development after the Angora fire – results of reforestation approaches - Susan Kocher, Natural Resources Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension

3:10 – 3:30 Water quality response to the Angora Fire - Alan Haeyvart, Associate Research Professor, Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada Reno

3:40 – 4:00 “Plant Community Response to the Angora Fire -The Effects of Fire Severity on Biodiversity - Jonah Weeks, Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis

Angora Flyer - Date 6-22 and 23 2017

Hotel Stay Information for June 21st & June 22nd

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

We are pleased to offer you the South Lake Tahoe Federal per diem room rate of $127.00, plus taxes for standard rooms. Rates exclude a 12% occupancy tax, a nightly TID fee of $3, and a 5% resort fee. Room taxes and fees are subject to change. Rooms feature a King or (2) Double beds. Pet friendly rooms are an additional $40 per night, plus taxes.

Booking instructions are as follows:
To reserve call 800-972-8558, select option #2 for Group Reservations; advise the reservationist that they are part of the Angora Fire Symposium, and the group code is GAFS17 or guests may book on-line by clicking on the following link: