Protect Your Space

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

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Selling Your Property? Read this first!

AB38 Defensible Space Inspection

According to California Civil Code, as of July 1, 2021 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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Visit CAL FIRE's Defensible Space web page

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.

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Forest Management for Small-Parcel Landowners

This handbook contains straight-forward, thorough information to help small-parcel landowners (10-100 acres) develop a sound forest management strategy.