Butte County Fire Safe Council

We are a grassroots, 501(c)3 non-profit, community organization.
Our work is entirely funded through grant awards and donations from our community. 
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Butte County Fire Safe Council

Butte County Fire Safe Council

Providing wildfire education, mitigation, and recovery to Butte County communities since 1998.

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Do you live in the Oroville area and want to help make your neighborhood safer from wildfires? Join us to learn how to become a Firewise USA® leader and make a difference in your community. Oroville Firewise USA® Leadership WorkshopSaturday, August 10th, from 10 AM-12 PM CAL FIRE Station 66 (4795 Foothill Blvd, Oroville)Learn about the Firewise USA® program and get help starting an application. Firewise USA® is a national recognition program, supported in Butte County by the Butte County Fire Safe Council and CAL FIRE/Butte County.To learn more and RSVP, visit our event page:buttefiresafe.net/event/oroville-firewise-usa-leaders/ Learn more about the Firewise USA® program and view the current Firewise map on our website: buttefiresafe.net/firewise-usa/ ... See MoreSee Less
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We are sad to announce the passing of Ward Habriel, Vice Chairman of the BCFSC Board of Directors. As a community member, Ward attended the BCFSC’s Wildfire Safety Summit in 2017, an annual community event held every December. He was inspired by the event and began encouraging the growth of fire-safe gardening at the Paradise Garden Club. Ward’s passion for the community extended beyond the Garden Club by serving on the PID water conservation club, helping create a drought and deer resistant demonstration garden. Ward joined the BCFSC Board and served his community, volunteering his time to help create communities that are resistant and resilient to the devastating impacts of wildfire. Ward’s ethic of diligence and hard work has left a positive long-lasting legacy for the Board and staff."I think gardeners are probably better at maintaining defensible space because they already understand how an attractive property can also be a safe one." – Ward HabrielWard’s celebration of life will be held tomorrow, July 13th at 11 am at the CMA Church in Paradise (6491 Clark Rd, Paradise). ... See MoreSee Less
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