Maintaining a Firewise Landscape


 A landscaping guide created by the Lassen County Fire Safe Council to increase the chance your home will survive wildfire.

PacificNorthwestFireLandscaping guide.pdf A guide to selecting plants that may reduce your risk from wildfire.  A Pacific Northwest Extension publication.

MaintainingFirewiseLandscapeCentralSierraCA.pdf  This landscaping guide was written for communities in the central sierra by University of Cal Cooperative Extension.

FirewiseLandscapingandBuilding_Publication.pdf The primary goal for Firewise landscaping is fuel reduction — limiting the level of flammable vegetation and materials surrounding the home and increasing the moisture content of remaining vegetation. This includes the entire ‘home ignition zone’ which extends up to 200 feet in high hazard areas.  A publication by the National Firewise Program.

For more information contact MKWC in Orleans, CA at 530 627 3202