The University of Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is organizing an informational meeting on forming a Rancher’s Fire Safe Council in the Sierra Foothills and beyond on Wednesday, October 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. The meeting will include short presentations regarding the California Cattlemen’s Association Wildfire Committee, community-based Fire Safe Councils, and Rangeland Fire Protection Associations. We’ll be discussing ranching community priorities regarding fire prevention, fire response (including livestock evacuation), and coordination with emergency response agencies at the local, state and federal levels. Please note: this meeting is focused on the needs and issues of commercial-scale ranching operations. TJoin ranchers from the foothill region (Nevada, Placer, and Yuba) to discuss the possibility of creating a Ranchers Fire Safe Council.
This meeting will include information on what a fire safe council is, discussion of the ranching community’s needs when it comes to wildfire prevention, response, and recovery, and opportunities for improving coordination.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – 6:00 PM
Once you’re registered, you will receive a Zoom link for the meeting.