Santa Barbara County
University of California
Santa Barbara County

Fire Safe Landscaping and Erosion Control Workshop

Date: May 30, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Sponsor: Sustainable and Fire Safe Landscapes

Location: Montecito Covenant Church

Event Details

Are you concerned erosion and sedimentation may affect your property? Interested in creating a more fire-resistant landscape at your home or property? This free workshop will help property owners, ranchers and agricultural operators make informed decisions about erosion and sediment control implementation, as well as fire-safe landscape planning post-Thomas Fire. You will learn about post-fire best management practices and important factors to consider when managing wildfire impacted landscapes.

Featured speakers: 

Rich Casale is a recently retired USDA NRCS employee who served as a NRCS Natural Resource Conservationist for nearly 43 years in California. Rich is a Certified Professional Erosion Control and Sediment Control Specialist.

Sabrina L. Drill is the Natural Resource Advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension for L.A. and Ventura counties. She runs the Sustainable and Fire Resistant (SAFe) Landscapes program. 

Matthew Shapero is the Range and Livestock Advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension for Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

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