Mission Statement

"The mission of EI Dorado County Fire Safe Council is to protect the people of EI Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation and action."

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El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Chipping Program
Help Us Protect El Dorado

County’s Natural Beauty!

Consider donating to the El Dorado Fire Safe Council and help support programs that work to ensure the safety of El Dorado County’s citizens and natural resources!
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Welcome to EDCFSC

We are a California non-profit, Public Benefit Corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. As stated in our Bylaws, our mission is “to protect the people of El Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation, and action.” The council was organized in September 2001 and currently has over 150 individuals from the public and private sectors on our Council Communication Network who are committed to making El Dorado County more fire safe. Through community outreach and public education, we endeavor to make residents of the County aware of the risks of living within a Wildland Urban Interface and what they an do to protect their home and property from wildfire.  Join the effort and see how you can make a difference in your community.

Latest Council News

Steep Terrain Fuels Treatment Demo

The USDA Forest Service, Cal Fire, and Sierra Pacific Industries in conjunction with the UC Cooperative Extension are sponsoring a hazardous fuels treatment demonstration (demo).  Focused on conventional and innovative technologies capable of operating on steep terrain (30% plus slope) the demo will be held on Sierra Pacific Industries managed lands near Ice House, California.  This


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09 June 2018
This month's topic will be Get Ready with a guest
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Chipping Program is Back

We are happy to announce that we have received the funds from a USFS grant and are now able to restart the chipping program. There are a few changes that are different from previous years. 1. The program only operates on the western slope of the county. The Tahoe basin is not included. 2. The program is not available to communities where the land is leased from the USFS. 3. In order to serve as many households as possible within the funds available, chipping will be limited to one visit per address per calendar year and will be limited to 6 (six) hours per address. 4. Please read the instructions carefully and comply with the directions. We are glad we can provide this valuable service in partnership with the USFS to help residents create and maintain defensible space around their homes. Click on the ACTION tab above and choose Chipping Program for more information and the application.

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