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Nov
12

UPCOMING EVENT: Amah Mutsun Land Trust Fire Symposium Webinar, Nov. 19

The Amah Mutsun Land Trust is hosting their first ever fire symposium online on November 19, from 3:00 - 4:30 PM. 

The event will bring together tribal leaders, fire researchers, archaeologists, and others for a discussion on coastal Central California's fire history, prescribed burning, and Indigenous fire stewardship.  Event details and registration information can be found here: 

https://www.amahmutsunlandtrust.org/events/2020/11/19/amlt-fire-symposium

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Nov
10

ARTICLE LINK: Community destruction during extreme wildfires is a home ignition problem

Fire Safe San Mateo County would like to share this article with the Fire Safe Council membership from Wildfire today by Jack Cohen and Dave Strohmaier. 

https://wildfiretoday.com/2020/09/21/community-destruction-during-extreme-wildfires-is-a-home-ignition-problem/

Community destruction during extreme wildfires is a home ignition problem

Wildfire Today

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Nov
04

CHIPPING EVENT: LOMA MAR AND DEARBORN PARK. WEEKENDS IN NOVEMBER 2020- VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

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Drop off chipping event for Loma Mar and Dearborn Park. Two weekends in November. Drop off your material between 10am-4pm on the following dates at Redwood Glen, 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA

  • November 7 & 8
  • November 14 & 15

Loma Mar and Dearborn

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Nov
04

CHIPPING EVENT: Highlands Community Association Free Chipping Event, November 16 and 18

Curb-side chipping event in the Highlands neighborhood.

Chipping will be available for half of the residents on November 16 and half on November 18.  Residents should recieve brochures (linked below) indicating what date their house will be eligible for the chipping service.

HIghlands Nov 16.pdf

HIghlands Nov 18.pdf

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Nov
04

Upcoming Event: The Tahoe RCD is Hosting a Virtual workshop for Building Professionals - November 18, 2020

The Tahoe RCD is hosting a virtual workshop for building professionals on retrofitting and building homes to withstand wildfire and are hoping you can share the flyer (attached) with building professionals you work with! The workshop isn't specific to any one geography and will apply to all building professionals working in wildfire-prone areas. Please reach out directly to Carlie Murphy, the Fire Adapted Communities Coordinator (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), if you have any questions.

HRG Workshop For Building Professionals

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Nov
01

CHIPPING EVENT: Drop off Material for Chipping for Loma Mar and Dearborn Park. Weekends in November 2020

Drop off chipping event for Loma Mar and Dearborn Park. Two weekends in November. Drop off your material between 10am-4pm on the following dates at Redwoo Glen, 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA

  • November 7 & 8
  • November 14 & 15

DBLMFlyer

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Nov
01

CHIPPING EVENT: Drop off material for chipping in La Honda. Weekends in November 2020

Drop off chipping event for La Honda. Three weekends in November. Drop off your material between 10am-4pm on the following dates at Cuesta La Honda. 

  • November 7 & 8
  • November 14 & 15
  • November 21 & 22

La Honda

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Oct
29

CHIPPING EVENT: Montara - Moss Beach, November 6

Curb-side chipping event for select streets in Montara and Moss Beach 

Moss Beach and Montara

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Oct
28

Upcoming Free Webinar and Conference

Wildfire Resilience: Best Practices in Real Estate and Land Use by Global ULI Online. October 30, 2020. LINK HERE:

https://americas.uli.org/events/detail/163A8649-80C3-47C7-8549-ED18318357D1/&nbsp/

 

This event has a general focus on a nation-wide audience about how the real estate industry is responding to increasing wildfire risks and impacts with building design, land use policy, and community resilience solutions. 

 

The Virtual Wildland Urban Interface (#VirtualWUI) conference is being hosted by the International Association of Fire Chiefs on November 4-5, 2020. LINK HEREhttps://www.eventscribe.com/2020/WUI/index.asp

 

We encourage you to review the schedule to identify interesting presentations. Several sessions are concurrent, so if you attend one, it would be great if you could report back a summary to the council at our next Fire Safe San Mateo County (FSSMC) meeting. (please note, times follow the Eastern Time Zone). Register Here.

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Oct
21

Red Flag Warning: Wed 10/21 10PM through Fri 10/23 8AM

 

Red Flag Warning & Fire Weather Watches

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