Preparing for Wildfire Convening, March 13, 2019

The "Preparing for Wildfire" Convening of the Climate Ready SMC Collaborative occurred on March 13, 2019 to share information and build coordination on wildfire risk and preparedness efforts in San Mateo County. Local leaders and speakers from the fire impacted areas of Sonoma spoke about lessons learned, new approaches, and strategies that have been put in place since the fires. Click here to see the Compiled Preparing for Wildfire Feedback Summary.

Speaker Presentation Videos:

After the speaker presentations, the attendees dug deeper into the issue of fire readiness in San Mateo County through facilitated working group sessions on “Risk Reduction” and “Community Readiness”. The working session addressed the following areas: evacuation planning, public safety communications, vegetation management, community preparedness and safety net services. The goal of the session was to better understand these areas, identify needs and opportunities and prioritize a menu of future actions.



The "Preparing for Wildfire" Convening of the Climate Ready SMC Collaborative occurred on March 13, 2019 to share information and build coordination on wildfire risk and preparedness efforts in San Mateo County. Local leaders and speakers from the fire impacted areas of Sonoma spoke about lessons learned, new approaches, and strategies that have been put in place since the fires. Click here to see the Compiled Preparing for Wildfire Feedback Summary.

Speaker Presentation Videos:

After the speaker presentations, the attendees dug deeper into the issue of fire readiness in San Mateo County through facilitated working group sessions on “Risk Reduction” and “Community Readiness”. The working session addressed the following areas: evacuation planning, public safety communications, vegetation management, community preparedness and safety net services. The goal of the session was to better understand these areas, identify needs and opportunities and prioritize a menu of future actions.