Contra Costa Resource Conservation District and Alameda County Resource Conservation District are excited to announce this upcoming webinar on actions residents can take in and around their homes to protect against the threat of wildfires. This 1-hour webinar will cover topics of home hardening, defensible space creation, defensible space and chipping programs in our counties, and actions our own RCD members have taken to fire-scape their homes. Presenters include:
Principal, Douglas Kent & Associates
Adjunct Professor, John Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at CalPoly Pomona
Author, Firescaping: Protecting your home with a fire-resistant landscape
Executive Director, Diablo Fire Safe Council
President, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District Board of Directors
Watershed Conservation Manager, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District
This webinar is in support of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 1st, a national campaign that "encourages people and organizations everywhere to come together on a single day to take action to raise awareness and reduce wildfire risks". To read more about Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, please visit the National Fire Protection Association's website: https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Fire-causes-and-risks/Wildfire/National-Wildfire-Community-Preparedness-Day.