Wildfire Awareness Week May 28 through June 5

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The Lake Tahoe Basin Wildfire Awareness Week is planned for May 28 through June 5. The theme this year is “Get Defensive: We’re Counting on You!” The focus of the week will be to promote community based defensible space activities. Fire agencies, fire safe chapters and local organizations will collaborate to hold community cleanup days including offering free chipping and pine needle pick-ups and hosting neighborhood meetings and educational activities.

Here are the activities happening in South Lake Tahoe, CA

May 28th – North Mandan Fire Safe Chapter Neighborhood Awareness Day

May 29th – Montgomery Estates Spring Clean up Day

May 31st – Wildfire Awareness Week film series – “The Greatest Good”

June 1st – Mandan Fire Safe Chapter Free Chipping Day

June 1st – Wildfire Awareness Week film series – “Forests with a Future”

June 2nd – Angora Community Garden Spring Clean Up Day

June 2nd – Wildfire Awareness Week film series “Living with Fire in the Lake Tahoe Basin”

June 3rd – Tahoe Keys Junk the Juniper Event

June 3rd – Wildfire Awareness Week Film Series – “Be Ember Prepared”

June 5th – Tahoe Paradise Spring Clean Up Day

June 5th – Susie Kaiser Memorial Run

June 5th – Trout Creek/Cold Creek Waterdshed Day

to see the complete list of every activity around the Lake Tahoe Basin during the Wildfire Awareness Week.

For information on how to create defensible space in the Tahoe Basin visit www.livingwithfire.info/tahoe.

For more information about the Wildfire Awareness Week, contact Susie Kocher, University of California Cooperative Extension, 530-542-2571 or sdkocher@ucdavis.edu.


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