5619 Black Olive Drive, Paradise, CA 95969

How To

Camp Fire Cleanup of Residential Lots FAQ

Butte County landowners continue to move forward with Camp Fire clean up and restoration efforts. The Butte County Fire Safe Council has produced this FAQ to provide answers and resources for landowners who are working to create fire defensible landscape that minimizes fire hazards such as excess grass, brush or small trees. You can download[…]

Ready, Set, Go!

A new wildfire preparedness video is now available to the public. Click on the link below to view! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYNeTTfOtajdXCPuE8Y3g4Q?app=desktop

Defendable Space

Create Defensible Space

What is Defensible Space? The area of at least 100 feet around our house and other structures in which you’ve modified the landscape to improve the odds for firefighters defending your home. Please note: 100 feet of defensible space is required by California law [PRC4291]. Your “defensible space” is the area that is a minimum[…]

Tree Heath

Tree Health at Home

Bark Beetle Information Weakened by lack of water due to four consecutive years of drought, over 29 million conifers and hardwood trees were unable to fight off attacks from bark beetles and died. Helpful Links Read the USDA publication on Bark Beetle in California Conifers Tree Mortality Prepare for the Bark Beetle Tree Mortality Task[…]

Doom Broom

Doom the Broom

What is Broom? Broom is an evergreen shrub with clusters of yellow flowers that bloom in late spring. Broom plants were introduced in California around 1850 as ornamental plants in gardens.  Later, when the California highway system developed, they were used to control erosion along road banks. Broom is an invasive plant.  This means it[…]