NAPA FIRE PREVENTION AND POLICY WORKSHOP
Performing Arts Center, Napa Valley College
2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Doors open, sign in, coffee and snacks
Welcome and workshop overview
Natural lands recovery and maintenance for fire prevention
Kate Wilkin, UCCE Forestry, Fire and Natural Resources Advisor
Fire behavior under varying fuel and weather conditions
Barry Biermann, Napa County Fire Chief
Vegetation management tools and options
Cost share and grant funds for vegetation management practices
Emma Chow, USDA-NRCS and Ben Nicholls, Cal Fire
Lunch, provided with registration
Historic land use and vegetation patterns in Napa Valley uplands
Panel on current policies on land-uses, fire prevention, fire road access and vegetation management
Out-of-the-box policy ideas to reduce wild fire risks to residents and property
Summary of policy ideas
Wrap up and next steps
This workshop is a collaboration between UC Cooperative Extension, Napa County Farm Bureau and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Funding for the workshop is provided by a UC ANR Opportunity Grant.
It is the policy of the University of California (UC) and the UC Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities (Complete nondiscrimination policy statement can be found at http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/215244.pdf). Inquiries regarding ANR’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to John Fox, Affirmative Action Compliance Officer/Title IX Officer, University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2801 Second Street, Davis, CA 95618, (530) 750-1343.