National Fire Prevention Week is October 8-15

In recognition of this week and California’s current wildfires, we wanted to share some information that you can do today protect yourself and your property against wildfires.

The University of California Cooperative Extension for Sustainable and Fire-Safe Landscapes has published information on fall-appropriate measures for wildfire protection. These resources contain some surprising recommendations that also create water savings including; installing low water use plants, incorporating hardscapes and dry stream beds to act as natural fire breaks and maintaining plant health through efficient irrigation practices and pruning.

Learn, take action and be prepared today! 

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