fire prevention

Close to Home: Sonoma County can do more to protect rural residents from fires

County drops the ball….. Close to Home: Sonoma County can do more to protect rural residents from fires DEBORAH A. EPPSTEIN AND CRAIG S. HARRISON DEBORAH A. EPPSTEIN IS A SCIENTIST AND RETIRED BIOTECH ENTREPRENEUR WHO LIVES ON COUGAR LANE. CRAIG S. HARRISON IS A RETIRED LAWYER WHO LIVES IN BENNETT VALLEY. | January 27, …

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WILDFIRE ACTION SYMPOSIUM

WILDFIRE ACTION SYMPOSIUM Learn what we should do on our own and as a community to reduce wildfire risks FEBRUARY 1, TIMBER COVE LODGE /FEBRUARY 2, GRAZING FIELD DAY This symposium is the first step toward a series of smaller gatherings and collaborations as we move toward collectively creating a fire-resilient landscape. Please join us …

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How to survive a wildfire: let’s copy tactics from nature

“What the residents of Montecito may not have realized is that they were effectively copying nature on how to live with fire, a strategy known as biomimicry. Some trees have evolved to grow thick bark that serves as armor against the heat of fires. Like these trees, residents used stucco and fiber cement siding, Spanish …

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Delivering the Goods – Candidates Support

Coast Action Group: Delivering the Goods – Candidates Support I have sent you (all) several messages pertaining to wildfire management and the misdirection inherent in State Policy ( new Statute – SB 901 ) – where the Statute allows for, and supports , forest thinning and fuels management (targeted 500,000 acres per year – supported …

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Before Fire Strikes: How to Prepare Your Home & Create a Resilient Rural Landscape

UCCE Presents: Before Fire Strikes: How to Prepare Your Home & Create a Resilient Rural Landscape Friday, August 24, 2018 |  Shone Farm 9:00am to 4:30pm Are you concerned by the threat of wildfire to your community?    Are you wondering what steps you can take to prepare your home or land?    If so, this workshop is …

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