May 4, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Jenner Headlands Preserve

ACR's Fire Forward and The Wildlands Conservancy host:

Wildfire Fuel Break Workshop

Take a tour of shaded fuel break, do some hands-on work and learn: 

  • How shaded fuel breaks (a.k.a. forested fire breaks) can help reduce fuel loads and provide a safer area for firefighters to make a stand against wildfire.
  • How to plan and implement a shaded fuel break to help protect your home and forestland.
  • The various methods used and associated costs to establish a shaded fuel break.
  • How local agencies and organizations can help you plan, cost-share, and implement your shaded fuel break.
  • Examples of how prescribed fire can be used to maintain your shaded fuel break once established.

Location: Jenner Headlands Preserve. Note: Participants will carpool from Duncans Mills. Meet at 10am in Duncans Mills just past general store by the monterey cypress trees.

Cost: FREE to landowners and land managers.

Gear: Dress for field work -- shoes/boots with good tread, long pants and long-sleeves, layers recommended. Bring work gloves, water, hat and sunscreen.

Lunch will be provided to workshop participants. Bring water for yourself.

In collaboration with :
CAL FIRE
University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County

Click here to register for this event

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Carpool from Duncans Mills. Meet at 10am. See notes in event info.

What can I bring into the event?

Bring water, work gloves, hat and sunscreen. Shoes/boots with good tread and clothing layers recommended. Lunch will be provided.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Jared Childress, prescribed fire specialist for Audubon Canyon Ranch at jared.childress@egret.org