Preparedness

“10 Essentials” Every Hiker Should Have

As summer approaches the trails and backcountry of Ventura County will become a popular destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. While the backcountry is a beautiful place, it can also become dangerous to those who are not properly prepared for their adventure. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all visitors to the backcountry …

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Virtual Wildfire Preparedness Course

Be Prepared for Wildfire Training Course. The Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council is hosting a free training course, “Be Prepared for Wildfire” to help Ventura County residents better prepare their homes, neighborhoods and communities to withstand the threat of wildland fires. The course will be presented and facilitated by experienced Wildland Urban Interface fire …

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Keep Your Property Safe During Wildfire Season

Keep Your Property Safe During Wildfire Season Did you know that yard work can help protect your property from wildfire? Take part in National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 5. Clear your property of dried leaves, branches, and other items that may fuel a wildfire. Minimize damage and prevent losses with these landscaping recommendations …

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