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Oakland Firesafe Council

Past Events

California Fire Safe Council Northern & Central Regional Monthly Meeting

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

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 […]

California Fire Science Webinar: AI-Enabled Wildfire Detection Using Satellite Imagery

• Tuesday, 2:00-3:00PM • Second seminar in the California Fire Science Seminar Series, a biweekly, virtual presentation and discussion on emerging fire science topics from a diverse range of topics and speakers. Abstract: Wildfires in California have grown in size […]

California Fire Science Seminar Series 

Physics-Based Modeling of Fire Spread in Densely-Built Urban Areas – Some Implications to the Modeling of Fire Spread in WUI Fires Date: February 6, 2024, 2pm PST Abstract: Urban fires pose a persistent hazard in Japanese urban areas. To address […]

Resilient Landscapes Webinar with Sonoma Land Trust

• Wednesday • 7:00-8:30pm • Fire-wise landscapes don’t need to be barren!  Your garden can provide beauty and wildlife support, reduce the risk of fire losses, and save precious water. The Sonoma Master Gardener Program has aligned with several non-profits in Sonoma […]

Fire-Smart Landscaping Training Workshop for Professionals

Tuesday, 2-6pm. In-person and virtual via Zoom. UC ANR – Learn techniques and application from landscape professionals that specialize in fire-smart principles. Learn best firescaping practices by experts in fire science, defensible space, and horticulture. Differentiate your company as knowledgeable […]

January 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 […]

MLK Day of Service

Oakland is celebrating MLK Day of Service by hosting cleaning and greening events across the city. Pitch in as individuals and households in your local neighborhood to clean up, and pledge to be Oaktown PROUD! If you are interested, click […]

No December OFSC Meeting

Join us on January 17th, 2024.

ReScape Firescaping Qualification Training (FQT) Online

Two Days: December 5 & 6, 2023 9:00am – 1:00pm, online ReScape’s Resilient Regenerative Firescaping Qualification Training (FQT) is based on their 8 Principles for Regenerative Landscapes and establishes a more sustainable long-term approach to managing fire hazards beyond current […]

November 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 […]

Claremont Canyon Conservancy’s Annual Meeting

Sunday, 4:00-6:00 p.m., at the Claremont Resort and Spa The annual meeting will be an opportunity to learn about Oakland’s revised vegetation management plan and assess whether the plan and its Environmental Impact Report (EIR) merit support. Janani Ramachandran, the […]

FOSC Annual Native Plant Sale

Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Here’s a great opportunity to incorporate native plants in your fire-smart landscape (firescaping)! The Friends of Sausal Creek Native Plant nursery, located in Joaquin Miller Park, sells plants to the public just once a […]

PG&E Wildfire Safety Webinar

Thursday, 5:30pm, online Bay Area Regional Town Hall (Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo). PG&E hosts online webinars throughout each year for anyone who is interested in learning more about our Community Wildfire Safety Program. These virtual gatherings allow […]

October 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 […]

Friends of Beaconsfield Canyon – Creek to Bay Volunteer Day 

• Saturday• 9:00am-Noon Mark your calendar and join us at Beaconsfield Canyon for “Earth Day Autumn”—Creek to Bay Day–on Sept. 23. We’ll have a large dumpster, so we can do some major brush clearing to make the canyon more fire safe. […]

September 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 […]

Oakland District 4 Wildfire Preparedness Virtual Townhall

• Wednesday • 12:00 – 1:30 pm • online Oakland City Councilmember Janani Ramachandran will be hosting CA Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the Oakland Fire Safe Council for an in-depth conversation about fire season, the homeowners’ insurance crisis, climate change, […]

Volunteer Workday – Friends of Beaconsfield Canyon 

• Saturday • 9:00am – Noon • Join us for our last summer workday in the canyon. Fire clearing, invasives, trail maintenance—we’ve got it all.  We supply gloves, tools, water, snacks. Wear long sleeves, long pants, and shoes or boots with good […]

August 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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