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August 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Learn the steps to take to lower your wildfire risk! This interactive workshop will help you create an action plan to protect your home.
The Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council has partnered with the Ventura Land Trust to offer this free workshop. This event is open to the public and is suitable for all ages.
This workshop will take place at 6pm on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at the Poinsettia Pavilion at 3451 Foothill Rd, Ventura, CA 93003.
RSVP at wildfireready.eventbrite.com
Wildfires have grown in size and impact in Ventura County in the last several years, such as the Thomas Fire, which burned 281,893 acres and 1,063 structures, and Woolsey Fire, which burned 97,000 acres and 670 structures.
How would this workshop help protect my home? Based on the latest science from the Insurance Institute for Home & Safety (IBHS), the structure and vegetation modification recommendations given by their team may reduce your home’s wildfire risk up to 75%. Recommendations made during this workshop could include affordable actions such as removing debris from gutters, or larger actions such as trimming back overhanging trees.
Funding for this Project provided by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s Fire Prevention Program as part of the California Climate Investments Program.
About Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council: Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to reduce wildfire threats to farms, ranches, urban neighborhoods, and infrastructure through an aggressive program of action, education, and collaboration.
This event is free, open to the public and is suitable for all ages.