Update from Kate - Invitation to Community Wildfire Protection Planning

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Concerned About Recent, Devastating Wildfires?
Want to Protect Marin?
You Are Invited!


Please plan to attend one of four CWPP public meetings in Marin

October 12, 13, 14, 15
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Southern Marin: Monday, October 12
Mill Valley Community Center - Mountain View Room

West Marin: Tuesday, October 13
Point Reyes, Red Barn/Bear Valley Visitor Center

Central Marin/Ross Valley: Wednesday, October 14
San Anselmo City Council Chambers

North Marin: Thursday, October 15
Novato, Margaret Todd Senior Center

Marin County Fire Department & FIRESafe MARIN want your input to complete an update to the 2005 Marin County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP). What is a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)?

The Marin County CWPP is a framework to:

  • prioritize future wildfire hazard protection,
  • develop actions to reduce structural ignitability, and
  • identify and prioritize potential fuel treatment, hazard mitigation, and restoration projects. 

The Healthy Forests Restoration Act (HFRA) provides communities with the opportunity to influence where and how federal agencies implement fuel reduction projects. Communities with Community Wildfire Protection Plans in place are given priority for funding hazardous fuels reduction projects with federal funds, making millions of dollars in state and federal grants potentially available to Marin.

What can I expect at the public meeting?

Wildfire scientists, fire officials, public land managers, and community volunteers will present the current state of wildfire science in Marin, and facilitate discussion and input to identify and prioritize potential projects. Marin County Fire Department and FIRESafe MARIN encourage the public and other stakeholders to identify areas of hazard and concern, and with that input they will develop wildfire hazard mitigation solutions and guidelines to be included in an updated CWPP. For more information, visit www.firesafemarin.org/cwpp

See the attached flyer for details.

Please stay in touch and feel welcome to write to me at ksears@marincounty.org. Share this information with friends and urge them to subscribe to my news and information by signing up.