Rebuild NorthBay Foundation launches new initiative: “After the Fire: Recover. Rebuild. Reimagine.” targeting megafire recovery and resilience for communities across the Western United States

After the Fire Logo with Map Graphic of 11 Western States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SONOMA, CA – July 19, 2021 Rebuild NorthBay Foundation (RNBF) today announces a bold transition to address the ongoing threat of wildfire devastation both locally and across the Western United States with their new initiative: After the Fire: Recover. Rebuild. Reimagine.  Building on four years of knowledge and experience, this evolution of…

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North Bay Forest Improvement Program Application Clinic August 4, 2021

NBFIP Introductory slide for application clinic slide deck

Looking for assistance in applying to the North Bay Forest Improvement Program? Join us for a virtual application clinic to answer your questions about the program and application process. Applications for this round are due September 30, 2021. About the Forest Improvement Program: Rebuild NorthBay Foundation (RNBF), in partnership with the five Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) of Sonoma,…

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Disconnected: Understanding Communication System Failures During Disasters

image of home on fire with overlaid icons symbolizing communications networks and broadband

By Scott Adams In our technology-dependent world, communications systems are our lifelines. We count on them for situational awareness, emergency alerts and warnings, disaster response, vital information, social connectedness, work, education and healthcare. Due to climate change, California has experienced an increasing number of large-scale disasters over the last two decades. During recent disasters, our…

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