Document Library

Fire-safe Landscaping 101

Your guide to maintaining a beautiful and fire-safe landscape around your home. 

Safer From Wildfires Program

Learn how you can save money on insurance through the Safer From Wildfires Program For questions about the program in Butte County, contact our county representative at  

Next Board of Directors Meeting

When: The first Wednesday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Where: Zoom or in-person Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 825 9971 2750 One tap mobile +16694449171,,82599712750# US[...]

Upper Ridge Zone Evacuation Map

Know your nearest Public Assembly Point, Zone Number, and Evacuation Route Link to live zone map

Town of Paradise Zone Evacuation Map

Know your nearest Public Assembly Point, Zone Number, and Evacuation Route Link to live zone map

Butte County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) 2021-2025

The Butte County Community Wildfire Protection Plan: • Was collaboratively developed. Interested parties, Federal, State, City, Town and County agencies within the Unit have been consulted and are listed in[...]

LISTOS Disaster Ready Guide

Available in multiple languages for download at We have printed copies available at our office.

Butte County Chapter 38A Requirements

(Checklist on page 2 of document.) Property owners who fail to comply with Defensible Space and fuel reduction requirements are in violation of the Butte County Chapter 38A Fire Prevention[...]

Forest Health Guidebook

Our New Forest Health Guidebook is available in PDF and hard copy formats. The guidebook serves as a handy reference for Butte County residents and details the types of forests[...]

Grazing Management Plan

The primary goal of the Grazing Management Plan is to establish a sustainable, fire-safe landscape that balances vegetation growth and removal to manage undesirable, invasive, flammable plant species. Download the[...]

Forest Management Plans

Forest Management Plans discuss how to effectively manage forest land in order to help mitigate loss due to wildfire. Links to websites and PDF downloads are both available below. Cohasset: [...]

5 Tips to Prepare for Wildfire

Top wildfire preparedness tips from the Butte County Fire Safe Council, Diablo Fire Safe Council, FireSafe Santa Cruz, Napa Fire Wise, and Yosemite/Sequoia RCDC.

Butte County Fire History Map

Map by Cal Fire and Butte County Fire Rescue

Butte County’s Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)

Map by Butte County Resource Conservation District 3/16/2022 Acres of WUI in Butte County: 463,000  

Forest Management Handbook for Small-Parcel Landowners in the Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascade Range

From the Forest Service U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE December, 2021 Peter A. Stine, Steven M. Ostoja, and Stewart McMorrow    

The Butte Forested Watersheds Plan

From the Butte County Resource Conservation District: The Butte Forested Watersheds Plan  (“Butte Forests Plan” for short) is our local forest health community’s collaborative vision for “the next forest.”  Summarizing[...]