April 21, 2021
West Basin Municipal Water District is hosting a free online firescaping workshop to teach residents how to use landscaping techniques to help safeguard their properties from the threat of wildfires. The area of focus is the Palos Verdes Peninsula, but the workshop is open to all residents. Register here.
Virtual Firescaping Workshop
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
California has dry, windy, and often hot weather conditions from spring through fall. These specific conditions in combination with climate change, can produce moderate to severe wildfires. Firescaping allows you to:
Author of the best selling book on property protection in the U.S. (Firescaping), Douglas Kent has been working to create fire-protected communities since 1993. He has worked with high-risk communities throughout California and has been on the front lines of many wildfires.
- Identify high-risk landscapes
- Learn which plants and building materials help minimize damage
- Get tips for reducing your fire risk
- Make your home firefighter-accessible