Here are the topics of the local current News Flash, please CLICK on each line to read and learn more about it:
1- Firescaping - Protecting your family, home and property from a wildfire
Date: 03/09/2023 8:58 AM
When: April 1, 9:30 – 11:00 AM - Space is limited Las Virgenes Water District
Presenter: Douglas Kent
Description: California’s landscapes have been burning for thousands of years. Nothing will change that in the foreseeable future. In fact, just the opposite—our state’s landscapes will burn at greater frequency and ferocity. Join author/horticulturalist Douglas Kent as he shares the strategies that will enable you to protect your family, your property, and your community. Kent will be focusing on structures, defensible space, and the role of plants in fire protection. Kent is the author of the best-selling book on fire protection Firescaping: Protecting Your Home with a Fire-Resistant Landscape, teaches at a variety of colleges, and has been working to create fire-protected properties since 1994. His presentations are professional, educational and dynamic. The first fifty (50) attendees to register will receive a copy of Douglas Kent's book, California Friendly: A maintenance guide for landscapers, gardeners and land managers. Book recipients will be emailed confirmation after registration and must attend the event to receive their free copy.
This class is free but space is limited. Advanced registration required.
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/firescaping-protecting-your-family-home-and-property-from-a-wildfire-tickets-559828621477
2-Community Input Opportunity
Community Input Now Being Accepted for the Calabasas 2023 Emergency Operations Plan
The City of Calabasas is seeking input on the Calabasas 2023 Emergency Operations Plan. Public review of the draft plan is available now, comments accepted only until Thursday March 16, 2023. You can review the 2-part plan here: Calabasas Emergency Operations Plan information page
Upcoming Community Meeting
There is a corresponding public meeting scheduled for this Thursday, March 9th at 6pm. You can join via Zoom to provide feedback and get more information on the progress of this effort. Zoom link can be found at bottom of information page: Click here.
3- ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC FORUM(Click here to view the flyer)
LAWN TO DROUGHT TOLERANT
3-Current Water Use Restrictions
The adopted water conservation measures by the LVMWD Board
LVMWD Water Supply Conditions Once-a-week outdoor watering schedule and more...
Virtually all of the populated areas of SoCal – from Oxnard down to the Mexican border are facing new water restrictions due to our historic water shortage. About six million people in all and that includes our Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will be impacted.
4- Emergency Preparedness In Calabasas (EPIC-FSC) is a none profit organization helping Calabasas residents to be prepared for emergency situations such as Wilde Fire, Erathquake and more. Click here to learn more
5- The City of Calabasas has released a survey for the Community to express their support for City priorities and projects. This online survey gives you a chance to get involved in the process. Click here for details and to access the link