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Resilient Restoration

Advancing Resilience with Tribal Nations in Southern California

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Stewardship Pathways

Build a career focused on native plants or wildland fire!

Presented by the Climate Science Alliance Tribal Working Group, the Resilient Restoration's Stewardship Pathways Program invites Indigenous peoples from across Southern California who are interested in building or expanding a career focused on native plant restoration or wildland firefighting and monitoring.

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 PLANT TRAINING 

Interested in learning about native plants? Would you like to build or expand a career in growing native plants for cultural and restoration activities?

Native Plants are our connection to the land. Learn valuable skills that can help build your career path or begin a new one by participating in our plant training.

Participants will learn about propagating native plants through seed gathering and saving, running a plant nursery, and how to use native plants for land restoration.

Join the 2022 Cohort Waitlist!

ATTENTION: Applications are now closed. As of November 22, 2021 - applicants will be placed on our waitlist. Thank you.

Check out the program flyer for additional details and information on how to reserve your spot.

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 FIRE TRAINING 

Interested in learning about wildland firefighting and monitoring? Would you like to build or expand a career in fire management for cultural and restoration activities?

Fire is an inherent and necessary feature of our landscape. Learn valuable skills that can help build your existing career path or begin a new one by participating in our fire training.

Participants will learn about cultural and prescribed fire and receive the certifications necessary to become a wildland firefighter and Tribal monitor working on the fire line.

Apply for the Wildland Fire & Fuels Training!

We are excited to invite participants who are interested in getting training and certified in wildland fire to apply for our Training Program that will take place January 10-14, 2022. 

The Resilient Restoration Stewardship Pathways Fire Training Program, led by the Climate Science Alliance Tribal Working Group, has teamed up with the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre to provide this training. Individuals from across Southern California who are interested in National certified wildland fire training are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Climate Science Alliance's Community Resilience Program Manager, Althea Walker, at:

awalker@climatesciencealliance.org

FAQs

 

What can I expect from either training?


While each training will have a different focus – native plants or wildland fire – cultural and traditional knowledge will be at the forefront of the learning experience, and participants will gain valuable skills and professional opportunities to build their career.
Courses are tentatively scheduled to begin in January 2022. Supplementary field courses may begin as early as November 2021.




Who should sign up?


Indigenous peoples from across Southern California* who are interested or curious about the Stewardship Pathways Program are encouraged to apply.
No formal experience or background is necessary to be considered for these training pathways.
*While the training application process will prioritize Indigenous peoples from across Southern California, we encourage all who are interested in the training programs to apply.




I want to learn more!


Our team is here to answer any questions. Contact us here or message us through our social media channels: Facebook Instagram Twitter




Will the trainings be held in person or virtually?


The two trainings will mainly be held in person, although some aspects are expected to be held virtually.
Participant safety is of top priority to the planning team. All in-person gatherings will follow COVID-19 precautions and restrictions set at the time of the trainings.




Will these trainings cost money?


The training programs will be tuition-free for a limited number of participants, with additional stipends for travel expenses relating to the trainings also available. If you haven’t already, please contact us today to stay informed on how to apply for these opportunities.





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