Category: Fire Safety

The MWPA Curbside Chipper Program – Registration Open Now

The MWPA Curbside Chipper Program (also known as “Chipper Days”) is set to return in 2022! Want to participate in the Chipper Day program? Follow these 3 steps: Step 1: Visit Review the important rules, guidelines, and FAQs Step 2: Make a reservation You MUST make a reservation on the website to participate. Step 3: Prepare your pile … Continued

Public Meeting: Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break Project

Fire has always been a part of the natural history of Marin County. MWPA is working with local fire agencies to build resiliency to wildfire into our communities. The meeting below is intended to inform the public about one of MWPA’s projects, the Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break project, which would be a continuous … Continued

Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) Grants

This is the perfect time of year to do yard work and clear brush to be as fire safe as possible. Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) offers two grants opportunities to help residents with expenses related to creating defensible space and home hardening. Link: Contact: 415-539-6972

Defensible Space Evaluations Coming to Multiple Fairfax Neighborhoods

Uniformed Inspectors will conduct defensible space and home hardening evaluations on residential properties in multiple Fairfax neighborhoods starting the week of August 23. (see attached map). This is being conducted by the Ross Valley Fire Department in partnership with neighboring fire agencies and the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA). A comprehensive report for your property will be … Continued

Chipper Day Door-to-Door Service for Fairfax Households – Schedule Now!

Chipper Day door-to-door service began May 17th for Fairfax households. Each home in Fairfax will be serviced twice between May 17-September 27th. Please note: You need to pre-register for the pick-up service on one of the two days available to your neighborhood. Please visit the links below for more information: For instructions on how to prepare … Continued

Join FireSafe Marin For a Series of Virtual Community Workshops

Prepare yourself for wildfire! A series of virtual community workshops will cover a variety of topics including wildfire science, defensible space, home hardening basics, community preparedness, and personal preparedness and evacuations. All workshops will include discussion, Q&A, and the same topics, but each will also feature a guest speaker that can answer questions specific to a geographic service area of Marin County. These workshops will teach actionable … Continued

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