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."

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE

CALIFORNIA FOREST IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FUNDING ANNOUNCED $18 million in funding for the next 3 years (Sacramento) CAL FIRE is allocating more than $18 million for the California Forest Improvement Program,

RFP FOR CHIPPING CONTRACTORS

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING SERVICES ON THE WESTERN SLOPE OF THE COUNTY Release Date: 10/25/2021      Closing Date: 11/05/2021

Caldor Fire Information

During the Caldor Fire incident El Dorado County has activated their emergency programs and county departments are actively assimilating information from various sources that may be important to you. For

El Dorado County Vegetation Management/Defensible Space Ordinance

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

DEFENSIBLE SPACE PROGRAM IS CLOSED

The Defensible Space Assistance Program is closed to new applications.  We will continue to process applications RECEIVED by November 12, 2019.

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

Stakeholder Assessment and Workshop Agenda

PLACERVILLE – The draft stakeholder assessment prepared by the Consensus Building Institute for the South Fork American River Cohesive Strategy is now posted on the Eldorado National Forest website along

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

New Partnership Focuses on Increased Use of Fire in California for Natural Resource and Public Benefits

Sacramento, Calif. – Federal and State agency officials gathered today with conservation and community fire protection groups to kick off the inaugural workshop for a Memorandum of Understanding that will

Chipping Program Grant Payment Received!!!

The long awaited grant payment for the green waste programs has been received.  The contractor expects to resume chipping on Thursday or Friday, May 14th or 15th.  Requests in hand