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Protect Your Space

Learn how to create a fire-resistant yard and landscaping to help protect your home and property.

Hazardous Fuel Reduction Assistance

Landowners: Are you in need of assistance removing hazardous vegetation from your property? Visit our Hazardous Fuel Reduction page and fill out the Expression of Interest form.

Defensible Space Inspection

According to California Civil Code, when you sell property that is located in a high or very high fire hazard severity zone, you’ll need documentation of a compliant Defensible Space Inspection. Read more here.

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Find Resources on Defensible Space at CAL FIRE

Defensible space -- the buffer you create between a building on your property and the grass, trees, shrubs, or any wildland area that surrounds it -- is essential for improving your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire. 

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Wildfire Is Coming. Are You... READY?

What is the ideal spacing between bushes, trees, and your home? CAL FIRE's "READY" covers defensible space and home hardening.

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Reducing Wildfire Risks in the Home Ignition Zone

Here are some projects and tasks that can increase a home’s potential survivability in a wildfire. Includes a house and immediate zone checklist.

Forest Management for Small Parcel Landowners
Forest Management for Small-Parcel Landowners

This handbook is a useful reference guide to help small-parcel landowners (10-100 acres) develop a sound forest management strategy. 

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