Small farm and garden forum at Rough and Ready Grange Wednesday |

Small farm and garden forum at Rough and Ready Grange Wednesday

Joanne Drummond, executive director of Fire Safe Council of Nevada County will be giving a talk on “Wildfire, Defensible Space And Fire Wise Landscaping” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Rough and Ready Grange, at 14550 Rough and Ready Highway.

Topics will include: ember attack on structures and what to do, firescope tactics used by fire fighters, developing an evacuation plan for your family and animals, homeowner’s insurance considerations, fuel modifications, methods and costs for treatment and landowner assistance programs, fire wise landscaping techniques in the wildland urban interface, maintaining healthy forest habitat for wildlife and more.

The free evening presentation is open to all farmers, gardeners and “wannabees.” For more information, contact Ann Driver at 530-432-8977 or Cathe’ Fish at 530-432-5109.

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