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Tree Health at Home

By John Torres | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Tree Health at Home
Tree Heath

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 the Broom

By John Torres | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Doom the Broom
Doom 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 […]

How to Borrow a Weed Wrench

By John Torres | October 17, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Borrow a Weed Wrench

Borrow a “weed wrench” and get the job done easier   A weed wrench is an extremely helpful tool for removing established weeds.  As part of our campaign to remove the broom in the area, the Butte Fire Safe Council has adopted a weed wrench lending program.  Call us at 877-0984 for information. Cost: Free […]

Lessons Learned and Hope for the Future

By ButteFire | March 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Lessons Learned and Hope for the Future

Celebrating Success in Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health!

By ButteFire | October 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Celebrating Success in Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health!

Be Prepared for Wildfire! Attend Sept. 27 Workshop in Paradise

By ButteFire | September 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Be Prepared for Wildfire! Attend Sept. 27 Workshop in Paradise

June 8 Event Features Info, Resources for Ridge Residents

By ButteFire | May 14, 2017 | Comments Off on June 8 Event Features Info, Resources for Ridge Residents

CAL FIRE/Butte County Distributes Evacuation Plans

By ButteFire | February 14, 2017 | Comments Off on CAL FIRE/Butte County Distributes Evacuation Plans