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Oakland Firesafe Council

Past Events

Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee Meeting

• Tuesday • 1-3pm • online • GOAL: The Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee (Committee) will provide a means of communication between the CAL FIRE-Office of the State Fire Marshal, representatives of industry, state agencies, the fire service, and other stakeholders. […]

City of Oakland Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) Training

• Thursday, 6:00-7:30pm • in-person • Self reliance is key. Learn how to identify and anticipate hazards, reduce hazards in the home and workplace, and apply basic lifesaving medical techniques to better support yourself, your immediate family, and your home. […]

CA Fire Safe Council Northern & Central Regional Meeting

• Wednesday, 12:00-1:00PM • online • Join California Fire Safe Council Regional Coordinators during their monthly regional Check-ins and Networking Calls. REGISTER

OFSC May Meeting

• Wednesday • 7:00-8:30pm • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates discuss […]

City of Oakland Public Hearing

• Tuesday • 6:00PM • The City Public Safety Committee of the Oakland City Council will conduct a public meeting on certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (for the Revised Oakland Vegetation Management Plan) and approval of the Vegetation […]

Webinar: Wildfire Risk and Mitigation Across Western Utilities

• Tuesday • 12-1pm • online • Sponsored by Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Following a series of catastrophic wildfires ignited by electric utility infrastructure, California utilities have taken significant steps—at a significant cost to ratepayers—to lower their wildfire risk. […]

The First Meeting of the Wildfire Prevention Coordinating Group (WPCG)

• Monday, 10:00 AM • in-person and online • After three years of building support among community leaders and public officials in the East Bay Hills for a regionwide approach to wildfire prevention, efforts are paying off. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]

Oakland CERT Commodity Distribution Exercise

• Sunday, 11:00am –1:00pm • READY, OAKLAND? Make sure you have the emergency supplies you need before disaster strikes. Join us on Sunday, April 28, 2024 from 11am – 1pm (or while supplies last*) at the César E. Chávez Campus […]

Oakland Earth Day 

Earth Day presents an opportune time to get out and help decrease fire fuel loads. If you’re interested in volunteering to cut, dig, wrangle and haul, visit our Park Stewards page for a list of locations, event calendars and work day info. For additional volunteer […]

City of Oakland Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) Training

• Thursday, 6:00-7:30pm • Self reliance is key. Learn how to identify and anticipate hazards, reduce hazards in the home and workplace, and apply basic lifesaving medical techniques to better support yourself, your immediate family, and your home. This training […]

CA Fire Safe Council Northern & Central Regional Meeting

• Wednesday, 12:00-1:00PM • Join California Fire Safe Council Regional Coordinators during their monthly regional Check-ins and Networking Calls. REGISTER

OFSC April Meeting

• Wednesday • 7:00-8:30pm • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates discuss […]

California Fire Science Webinar – California’s Prescribed Fire (R)evolution: Changing Hearts, Minds, and Landscapes

• Tuesday, 2:00-3:00pm • Abstract: Prescribed fire has undergone major transformation in California over the last decade or two, evolving from a mostly agency-led practice with limited visibility to a statewide grassroots movement, engaging and being led by a diversity […]

City of Oakland Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) Training

• Thursday, 6:00-7:30pm • in-person and online • Self reliance is key. Learn how to identify and anticipate hazards, reduce hazards in the home and workplace, and apply basic lifesaving medical techniques to better support yourself, your immediate family, and […]

March OFSC Meeting

• Wednesday • 7:00-8:30pm • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates discuss […]

California Fire Science Webinar – Reforestation for Resilience: Creating Fire-Adapted Forests for the Future

• Tuesday, 2:00-3:00pm • Abstract: Wildfires are becoming an increasing issue, raising concern about direct infrastructure and property damage as well as indirect effects related to their emissions. In this context, a fundamental understanding of the burning processes of wildland […]

CNPS Naturehood Webinar: Surviving Storms: Tips for Native Trees

• Thursday, 5:30-6:30PM • Now that we’ve gotten past most of our winter storms, now is a good time to focus on tree care throughout year.  Joshua Gevertz, the Arboretum Director at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Arboretum and Botanical Garden, will […]

California Fire Science Webinar: The Role of Economics in Wildfire Risk Management

• Tuesday, 2:00-3:00PM • Presenter: Dave Calkin Abstract: Despite the growing impacts, interest and investment in wildfire traditional economic tools such as cost modeling, cost benefit analysis, and cost effectiveness have played a relatively limited role in informing wildfire management. […]

CA Fire Safe Council Quarterly Statewide Meeting

• Wednesday, 12:00-1:00PM • These Quarterly Statewide Meetings are intended to allow Fire Safe Councils and Wildland Fire Prevention and Resilience Practitioners throughout California to connect and network with each other. Please join us on Zoom or call in to participate. […]

February OFSC Meeting

• Wednesday • 7:00-8:30pm • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates discuss […]

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