Sonoma County

ICYMI: WILDFIRE RISK – A NEW WEBSITE TOOL (Sonoma County, greater risk than 47% of counties in California.

ICYMI (in case you missed it)  From a local activist group: FYI one of our members was on a webinar today using a new website tool that compares wildfire risk specifically to homes by city and county across the U.S. Here is what is says about Sonoma County: Populated areas in Sonoma County have, on average, …

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Free Curbside chipping in Sonoma County rural areas

The PD is reporting that the county has started a program that will encourage rural owners to clear vegetation anticipating the next fire season. With the megadrought  predicted and fire season earlier than last year, make your appointment for this free service. They will provide up to 2 hours of chipping time free. A pile …

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Free Curbside chipping in Sonoma County rural areas

The PD is reporting that the county has started a program that will encourage rural owners to clear vegetation anticipating the next fire season. With the megadrought  predicted and fire season earlier than last year, make your appointment for this free service. They will provide up to 2 hours of chipping time free. A pile …

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Summary of Fire-Safe Roads Issues in Sonoma County

Board of Forestry denies Sonoma County’s Fire Safe Road exemptions….“….Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, despite stating at prior board meetings that this broad exemption was not appropriate,  approved an update of this flawed fire ordinance on Dec 2, 2019, that kept all the exemptions.”  Summary of Fire-Safe Roads Issues in Sonoma County 1. SRA Fire-Safe Regulations …

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Watershed issues in the cannabis regulations

The County is still accepting comments on Phase 2 of the cannabis regulations. We have 5 state watershed impaired areas that have NOT been protected by the county. Please consider writing a short note to the supervisors that no permitting should be allowed in these critical watersheds. Mark West watershed was part of the fire …

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