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Join us on Wednesday, May 26 for a virtual workshop from 7:00-9:00AM to learn about reducing wildfire risk & preparing for the threat of wildfire. This event is free and open to all, but registration is required. Click the button below to register through the Zoom website. Access information for the meeting will be emailed out after registering. If you need assistance registering or would like to do so over the phone contact Katie in the CCA office at (916) 444-0845.

Topics and Speakers

7:00am – 7:15am          Welcome
Kirk Wilbur, Vice President of Government Affairs, California Cattlemen’s Association

7:15am – 7:45am          Safely and effectively prepare for public safety power shutoffs by utility companies when necessitated by weather events which increase fire risk
Rich Noonan, Public Safety Specialist, PG & E
Mike Wilson, Public Safety Specialist, PG & E

7:45am – 8:15am          Establishing and maintaining adequate defensible space
Randy Harris, Battalion Chief/Fire Marshall, City of Paso Robles

8:15am – 8:45am          Ensuring the producer is properly insured in the event of wildfire and is properly insured for any fire-suppression activities the producer undertakes
Kevin Hoppin, Vice President, Wraith, Scarlett & Randolph

This workshop is part of a series on Wildfire Preparedness: Assisting Ranchers with Wildfire Risk Minimization, Wildfire Response, and Post-Fire Recovery. The first workshop was held back in November on Post-Fire Relief & Recovery Programs for Ranchers.


Contact the CCA office at (916) 444-0845 for more information or any questions.

This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2018-70027-28587.

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