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

EDC Fire Safe Council Awarded $1.7 Million !!!

We were notified on Friday, August 3rd that the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council was awarded four CAL FIRE grants totaling $1,739,538.  Two grants will benefit the entire western slope of the county, Residential Chipping and Green Waste removal and the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP).   Two other grants will benefit the communities of


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08 September 2018
This month's guest speaker will be Joanne Drummond
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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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