UC-Marin Master Gardeners Fire-Smart Landscaping; Climate: Biomass Recovery Study; Latest FIRESafe Marin Webinar, Aug 25, Facebk or Zoom

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I. Guidelines for planning/maintaining fire-smart landscape & support a healthy ecosystem: http://marinmg.ucanr.edu/Fire-smart_Landscaping/

II. Climate/Biomass Recovery Study: A working group of the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority/Ecologically Sound Practices Partnership has started a Biomass Recovery study, working in concert with resource haulers and processors, to identify responsible ways to manage the increased amounts of organic material being generated by both wildfire prevention activities and curbside collection programs. The Biomass Recovery study is based on the solution/proposal endorsed by Drawdown: Marin, a county-wide campaign to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically and prepare the County for climate change impacts. https://www.firesafemarin.org/about/news/entry/biomass-recovery-study

III. Webinar: John Hansen, FIRESafe Marin Firewise Liaison, and Belle Cole, Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority's Ecologically Sound Practices Steering Committee member. Topics will include Marin's participation in Firewise USA and a Marin partnership to maintain landscapes that are both fire-smart and ecologically sound.

When: August 25, 2020 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Topic: Community Organizing for Fire Preparedness
Join on Facebook live stream or via zoom here: https://firesafemarin.zoom.us/j/87382415962
~posted by Lynn, pointreyesdisastercouncil.org

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