Community Events

Community Events

In 2022, SBCFSC hosted two wildfire preparedness expositions. These community events were centered around wildfire education for Santa Barbara County residents and homeowners. At these two-day extravaganzas, attendees were able to mingle with local fire departments,...
Focus Groups

Focus Groups

The SBCFSC has a strong focus on equitable solutions to wildfire resilience. We have partnered with a local group, Community Environmental Council, to host focus groups with low-income communities across coastal Santa Barbara. These focus groups provide an opportunity...
Gaviota Coast CWPP

Gaviota Coast CWPP

In 2020, the SBCFSC was awarded a $196,000 grant from CalFire to create a CWPP for the Gaviota Coast. A CWPP is a strategic plan to guide wildfire mitigation in a certain region. This provides an opportunity for local community members to get involved and work...
Firewise USA

Firewise USA

The Firewise USA program encourages local solutions for wildfire safety by involving residents to work together to prepare their homes and communities for the next wildfire. Through Firewise, communities can strengthen community bonds, become more knowledgeable about...
Free Community Chipping Program

Free Community Chipping Program

Working Together to Reduce Wildfire Risk Around Our Communities Click the Map above to search your address and see if your home is in the project boundary.    Click here to view the SBCFSC Chipping Program Flyer   CHIPPING SCHEDULE: Crews will start chipping...
Wildfire Preparedness Evaluations

Wildfire Preparedness Evaluations

Click Here to Register   What is the Wildfire Preparedness Evaluation? A Wildfire Preparedness Evaluation is a free and voluntary review of the vulnerability of your house and landscape to wildfire and ember-ignition. During this assessment, an evaluator will...