In April, Safer West County teamed up with Resilient Landscapes Coalition to present a workshop for the community all about creating and maintaining a fire-wise, sustainable garden that supports biodiversity while meeting County code requirement.

Missed the event? Check out the recording here:

Learn about how plant selection, placement, and maintenance can preserve and even enhance wildlife habitat, while keeping your property and neighborhood fire-wise and sustainable.

The workshop covers…

  • Recommendations for fire-wise landscaping
  • Practical ways to reconcile the sometimes conflicting guidelines
  • A practical understanding of what it means to be sustainable in an ever-changing California climate
  • Resources for how to move forward with your landscape and community

Workshop creators and presenters:

  • Ellie Insley, Sonoma Ecology Center
  • Mimi Enright: Program Manager, UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County
  • April Owens: Executive Director, Habitat Corridor Project; Horticulture Chairperson, CNPS-Milo Baker Chapter