CAL FIRE Urges Caution Due to High Fire Danger
CAL FIRE is urging Californians to be extremely cautious, especially for the next few days, due to the current weather conditions increasing fire danger. The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings More.
CAL FIRE Announces Forest Health Grants to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
CAL FIRE announced that the department will award over $21 million in grants to local groups across California that will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon. More.
95% of California’s wildfires caused by people!
One Less Spark means One Less Wildfire
It’s true; 95% of all wildfires are caused by the activity of people! CAL FIRE is asking that all Californians do their part now to help prevent the next devastating wildfire. One Less Spark means One Less Wildfire. One Less Spark – One Less Wildfire
Help Stop The Spread Of Forest Pests – Buy It Where You Burn It!
Firewood can harbor insects and diseases that threaten California’s forest resources. Transporting firewood can move these pests to new locations. Learn more about the threats and what you can do. More.
New Automatic Fire Extingishing Systems Certification
On July 1, 2017, the new Automatic Extinguishing Systems (AES) Sprinkler Fitter Certification regulations will become effective. The regulations cover the work consisting of the installation, alteration or repair of water-based fire protection systems. More.
Debris Burning Safety and Burn Permit Information
Stay informed on the latest on outdoor debris burn permit information. Homeowners should always check with their local CAL FIRE station and local air quality management agency before burning. In many area burn permits may be required. Learn More. Burn Status
CAL FIRE Launches New Ready for Wildfire App
This new tool puts a whole library of step-by-step checklists in the palm of the user s hand. It allows homeowners to track their progress while creating Defensible Space, hardening their homes with fire-resistant construction, assembling an emergency supply kit and creating a family communication and evacuation plan. Learn More.
California Bark Beetle Epidemic
The bark beetle epidemic has hit California s wildland forests in the coastal ranges, mountains and foothill communities, posing particular threat where dead trees are near homes and private property. In these areas, CAL FIRE has launched a public outreach campaign to educate and motivate residents to take steps now to protect their home and property from wildfire. . More.
Tree Mortality Task Force
The Tree Mortality Task Force is comprised of state and federal agencies, local governments, utilities, and various stakeholders that will coordinate emergency protective actions, and monitor ongoing conditions to address the vast tree mortality resulting from four years of unprecedented drought and the resulting bark beetle infestations across large regions of the State. Learn More.
CAL FIRE Grant Opportunities
CAL FIRE grants are aimed at reducing the threat of large wildfires and meeting Governor Brown’s goal of transitioning California to a sustainable, low-carbon emission future. More.
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