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Category: Vegetation Projects

Safety Reminders for Wildfire Prevention Goats

With nearly 1000 goats and sheep grazing across San Rafael, the Fire Department works hard to keep the herds safe and contained.   The City contracts with a grazing service provider with expertise in caring for the animals’ safety and wellbeing. Herders and herding dogs live on site to monitor the welfare of the animals … Continued

Fire-Adapted Demonstration Garden construction beginning December 15th, 2022

Have you been wondering what a fire-adapted landscape or yard looks like? Come see for yourself at the San Rafael Fire Department fire-adapted demonstration garden at the San Rafael Community Center located at 618 B Street in spring 2023.   Beginning Thursday, December 15th, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with the San Rafael … Continued

Fire Road Fuel Reduction in China Camp State Park Beginning on October 5th, 2022

Starting October 5th, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with California State Parks and Marin County Fire Department will begin vegetation management along fire roads in China Camp State Park. The work will remove invasive weeds, grasses, shrubs, dead woody vegetation, and some small diameter trees along the road edge to reduce wildfire … Continued

Fire Road Fuel Reduction in San Rafael Open Space Beginning October 22, 2022

Beginning October 22, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with Marin County Fire Department will begin vegetation management along Gold Hill Fire Road in San Rafael Open Space. The work will remove invasive weeds, grasses, shrubs, dead woody vegetation, and some small-diameter trees along the road edge to reduce wildfire risk and provide … Continued

Fire Road Fuel Reduction in China Camp State Park Beginning on October 5th, 2022

Starting October 5th, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with California State Parks and Marin County Fire Department will begin vegetation management along fire roads in China Camp State Park. The work will remove invasive weeds, grasses, shrubs, dead woody vegetation, and some small diameter trees along the road edge to reduce wildfire … Continued

Fire Hazardous Vegetation Removal in FEMA Designated Areas

Starting July 20th, the San Rafael Fire Department, in partnership with Marin County Parks, will be performing vegetation reduction work in the Terra Linda and Gerstle Park neighborhoods. A qualified tree service contractor will be performing fire hazardous vegetation removal at the end of Manuel T Freitas Parkway and Greenwood Avenue. The crew will be … Continued

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