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."

Heather Campbell Receives 2017 Wildfire Mitigation Award

We are proud to announce that Heather Campbell, Chair of the Pollock Pines Fire Safe Council, was recently selected to receive this prestigious national award.  She is one of fourteen winners nationwide and one of the few volunteers that were selected. The award is jointly sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the

CHIPPING PROGRAM SUSPENDED

Due to a lack of funds the chipping program has been suspended.  The program has been funded by a USFS Grant administered by the California State Fire Safe Council for the last several years.   We (The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council) applied for continued funding but our grant request was not approved.  We also

EDCFSC Presentation to the EDC Board of Supervisors

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council will present an update on Council activities to the Board of Supervisors on February 14, 2017 at about 10:00 A.M.  Click on the Title to see more.

New Request for Chipping Program Launched

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council launched a new program to control and monitor the Green Waste Chipping Program on January 12, 2017.  The application form is essentially the same as the one you are used to, but the program behind it should make managing the project easier and less costly.   You probably

El Dorado County and Associates Awarded One Million Dollars In CAL FIRE Grants for Tree Mortality and Wildfire Prevention

It was a tough decision for the CAL FIRE officials. They had to select from numerous grant applications from various organizations in the County. Eight projects were selected out of more than 20 applications. Award dollars for the county were $1,068,840 which places us number 4 in the state. The implementation of the wildfire prevention

Fuel Reduction Contractors List

The Fuel Reduction Contractors List has been restored.  If you tried to register you business with this list in the last few weeks it may not have been saved.  Please check the list and re-enter your information if necessary.  Thank you for your patience.

Fuel Reduction Contractors List

Some of the information contained in the Fuel Reduction Contractors List database was lost during the Website update.  Please bear with us while it is being restored.

Notice of Contract Award

The Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council awarded the Professional Services Agreement for the Weber Creek Fuel Reduction Project

Dr. Richard Harris El Dorado County CWPP Presentation

Dr. Harris presented an update on the progress of the El Dorado County Community Wildfire Protection Plan to the EDCFSC Board on February 23 and at the Stakeholders meeting the same day.

Request for Proposal

INTRODUCTION The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council (FSC) has received grant funding from CALFIRE under the State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund (SRAFPF) program.  The purpose of this grant is to plan and perform strategic fuels reduction to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildland fire within the vicinity of Sly Park, California.