Fire-Smart Landscaping: Environmental Considerations for Homeowners – Highlights Reel

This is the highlights reel of the webinar #11. In this webinar learn how fire mitigation strategies are not at odds with environmental best practices. A healthy, biodiverse and resilient landscape is what we need to defend against catastrophic wildfires and protect our future. Includes: Intro to Environmentally Sound Practices Partnership; tips for homeowners to assess their properties for birds and other nesting animals, learning the best times and conditions for pruning and removing fire prone growth while preserving biodiversity; and, highlights from Novato on the work Wildfire Mitigation Specialists are doing around home assessments to help homeowners maker improvements to vegetation management and home hardening on their properties. Featured guests: Mike Swezy (Marin Conservation League); Nate Clark, Biodiversity and Fuels Projects Coordinator from Marin County Open Space District; Yvette Blount (Novato Fire Protection District). Living with Fire webinar series (May 2021)