Wednesday , January 17 2018

Fire Prevention Tips

Tips on how to prevent and stay fire safe around the home and camps

Bark Beetles in California Forests

Bark Beetles in California Forests Native bark beetles cause high levels of tree mortality in California. When, where, and the extent to which mortality occurs is primarily influenced by forest stand and drought conditions. A dramatic rise in the number of dead trees follows one to several years of inadequate …

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100 Feet of Defensible Space is the Law

In January 2005 a new state law became effective that extended the defensible space clearance around homes and structures from 30 feet to 100 feet. Proper clearance to 100 feet dramatically increases the chance of your house surviving a wildfire. This defensible space also provides for firefighter safety when protecting …

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