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Wildfire Shaded Fuel Break workshop

  • Jenner Headlands Preserve (carpool from Duncans Mills) 25200 CA-116 Duncans Mills, CA 95430 (map)

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 :
University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County

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