Mission Update 3/5/2019

Yurt Work in Winter It was a wet end for February with a soaking like I haven’t seen for a long time. Best snow pack for a few years. Got some good photos (below) of the river going over the road to one of the yurt sites. Weather will play a big part of the…

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Moving Forward with the Camp Fire Shelter Recovery Effort

Displaced Camp Fire victims are finding it nearly impossible to find housing. Most temporary shelters have closed after the Camp Fire leaving many without a safe place to stay and limited options. The Camp Fire Yurt Project will be here for those who are still in need. We are refining the system that has been…

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Camp Fire Yurt Workshop

Recovery and rebuilding after the Camp Fire presents a unique opportunity to participate in all aspects of the yurt building process. Everything from pre-assembly of all yurt parts including canvas, floor construction and yurt set-up will take place on a regular basis. Fast and simple to build, portable yurts provide emergency shelter and can be…

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Mission Update 2-11-2019

. Mission Update 2-11-2019 Yes, I am still here. Thank you everyone for your support and patience. Things never seem to come together as quickly as I would like. There was about a three-week period that I was committed to another schedule and was not able to get back in the Chico Paradise area until…

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Mission Update 1/12/2019

Thank you everyone for your help. During the week of January 7th another floor was built, and a yurt went up in the Concow area of the Camp fire, new photos below. I went through Paradise and into Magalia where I was able to finalize plans for three yurt floors w/yurts that will be built…

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Mission Update 12/31/2018

See the video slideshow below. I have created a new web page with a slideshow that covers the first three weeks of this project. You can visit this page and view the slideshow here: campfireyurts.com I have also ordered more composting toilets and canvas to keep this project growing. The schedule for the New Year…

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Mission Update 12/22/2018

Thank you everyone for your patience. It was another busy week. We were able to get one floor built and a yurt on it. This came with many smiling faces when accomplished. The second yurt and floor materials were delivered to the floor site, however there are still some dead trees that need to be…

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Mission Update 12/15/2018

Week Two Progress Report There are ten yurts near completion and two floor sites are being prepared for floor construction on Tuesday the 18th. There are several potential floor sites and recipients yet to be determined and potentially be built before Christmas, if not then shortly thereafter. I would like to give special thanks to…

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Mission Update 12/8/2018

Week one progress report.   After landing in Chico on Monday the 3rd we set up in the backyard of a modest home, thank you Corina for all you have and are doing for the community. Even with a little rain the initial effort that set the pace for this project has produced six yurts…

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Mission Update Week One

Had four people working/learning/building yurts today. We are on schedule for having six yurts ready by Friday. Four of them will go to those who have been working so far and we have had five veterans contact us today in need of emergency shelter this winter. Some of those interested will be by tomorrow to…

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