The Yolo County Fire Safe Council met for its monthly meeting on August 24, 2022 from 4 to 5:30 PM. The Fire Safe Council heard updates from Yolo County Office of Emergency Services, Yolo County RCD, and community Fire Safe Councils throughout Yolo and Solano counties.
Yolo County Office of Emergency Services informed the Fire Safe Council that a test of the emergency alert notification system would occur on August 25, 2022 at 10:20 AM. To receive alerts for wildfire, earthquake, flood, and other natural hazards or emergencies, sign up for Yolo Alerts at www.yolo-alert.org. Be sure to add your home and work address as well as any other important places to receive regional alerts impacting your area.
The Yolo County Fire Safe Council heard a presentation from a local grazer, Christian, based in Capay Valley of Perennial Grazing on prescribed grazing as a management tool for habitat and wildfire mitigation. Check out the Zoom recording on YouTube to listen to Christian’s insightful presentation and learn more about funding opportunities and project updates from the Yolo County FSC!