The Oakland Firesafe Council is a grassroots community-based organization dedicated to mobilizing the people of Oakland and Alameda County to reduce the risks of wildfire danger to people and property through outreach, programs, and projects
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The Oakland Firesafe Council promotes state-of-the-art approaches to wildfire prevention and advocates for more resources to assist with vegetation management, evacuation, restoration and other wildfire prevention related issues at the local, regional and state level
NEWS AND NOTES
February 23, 2021
Check out the recording of the National Fire Protection Association’s new initiative aimed at significantly lowering community wildfire risk by 2050.
February 20, 2021
This week, the Oakland Firesafe Council sent letters to State legislators in support of funding for wildfire prevention–with the recommendation that our state officials ensure that funding includes communities in Local Responsibility Areas (like Oakland) and not just those in […]
February 11, 2021
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara announced a new partnership between the California Department of Insurance and Governor Gavin Newsom’s Administration, including the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), […]
February 10, 2021
The City of Oakland is in the process of updating its 2016-2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The LHMP serves as a meaningful guide to increasing the Oakland community’s resilience in the face of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, […]
February 9, 2021
February 2-3, 2021 Sue PiperSecretary, United PolicyholdersChair, Oakland Firesafe Council The virtual conference “Protecting your City from Wildfire” offered two days of webinars and Q & A on a wide variety of topics that would interest planners, fire fighters and […]
20 Mar, 2021
Saturday, March 20, 2021 10 am -Noon
Contact Sue@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom Log In information and Agenda Packet
25 Mar, 2021
Thursday, March 25, 2021
5:30 – 7 pm
Travis Hansen, Acting Supervisor, Vegetation Management Division of the Oakland Fire Department, will provide a primer on what you can do to protect your property and comply with the upcoming annual OFD fire inspections of properties in Oakland’s very high fire hazard severity zone.
If you haven’t attended one of these seminars before sign up here
Also, please register for Series #3 here, whether you have attended one before or not.