Did you know that El Dorado County has a vegetation management and defensible space ordinance? In April 2019, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors put in place an ordinance to assist with enforcing State requirements for defensible space on private property. What does that mean for you? As a homeowner, State law requires that
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
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
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.
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
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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. 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.