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MCFSC Radio Hour

Join us at 9am the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month on KZYX for conversations about the people, organizations, policies, and projects that help keep Mendocino County safe when wildfires occur.

MCFSC wish to thank the California Fire Foundation for its support of these radio programs.  Learn more about them at https://www.cafirefoundation.org/

October 27, 2020

Our inaugural show covers the MCFSC’s history and current work, and treats listeners to a discussion with Mendocino County Resource Conservation District Forester Mary Mayeda, who helped kick-start the revival of the MCFSC.

November 11, 2020

Our second show featured a discussion with the current President and VP of the Mendocino County Fire Chief’s Association.

November 24, 2020

During our third show, we presented an introduction into our Home Hardening Video Series with Yana Valachovic of the UC Cooperative Extension.

December 8, 2020

An introduction to the Mendocino County Prescribed Burn Association, an volunteer group helping private landowners bring back prescribed burning as a fuel management strategy.

December 22, 2020

What it takes to keep a rural fire district running with Anderson Valley Fire District Chief Andres Avilla and EMS Officer and Battion Chief Clay Eubanks.

January 12, 2021

An overview of CAL FIRE operations and 2021 plans with Mendocino Unit Chief George Gonzalez.

January 26, 2021

An overview of PG&E’s local Vegetation Management Program and other wildfire safety programs in 2021.

February 9, 2021

Learn why you want to be part of a Neighborhood Fire Safe Council.

February 23, 2021

How to prepare your pets and livestock for wildfire and possible evacuation.

March 9, 2021

Tips on how to preserve the native landscape when you are working to clear your wildfire defensible space.

March 23, 2021

An overview of official emergency communications systems with Brentt Blaser of the Mendocino County Office of Emergency Services and Trisha Austin with the CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit.

April 13, 2021

A discussion with Chairman Sonny Elliott, Orval Elliott and other members of the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians regarding historic and current wildfire mitigation projects.