Firewise USA® Resources

Learn More About Madera County's Firewise USA® Program

Educational Videos

CRCD Firewise USA® Community Presentation

Coarsegold RCD is the Regional Firewise USA Coordinator in Eastern Madera County. This presentation provides an overview of the basic Firewise principles of home hardening. This presentation then describes the benefits of participating in the Eastern Madera County Firewise USA program. Lastly, this presentation describes the basic steps required to obtain Firewise certification in a community.

Madera Firewise® Program Kickoff Meeting

“During the meeting on Zoom, participants received a refresher on becoming nationally recognized as Firewise and annually maintaining Firewise status, heard testimonials from a local Firewise Champion and a CAL FIRE expert, and engaged in discussion about what it means to be Firewise and fire-safe.”

IBHS Research Center Ember Storm Test Highlights

“Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety’s Research Center highlights of Wildfire / Ember Testing.”

Wildfire Home Retrofit Workshop for Fire Professionals & Educators

“In this workshop, attendees learned the basics of home hardening and participated in multiple interactive activities to gain the skills and knowledge to communicate with homeowners.”

Tahoe Home Retrofit Workshop: How to Harden Your Home Against Wildfire

“Learn how to harden your home against wildfire from local and national experts. Presenters include Steve Quarles, Christina Restaino, and Susie Kocher.”

Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Partner Organizations

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California County Fire Safe Council Eastern Madera County logo
Madera County circular logo
California Fire Safe Council logo
North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians logo
National Association of Conservation Districts logo
Forest Service Department of Agriculture logo
National Resource Conservation Service logo
California Special Districts Association logo with tagline "Districts Stronger Together"
United Way Fresno and Madera Counties logo
California Association of Resource Conservation Districts logo
Yosemite Sequoia Resource Conservation District Council logo
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation logo
North Fork Community Development Council logo
CalRecycle logo
CAL Fire logo
Americorps logo
One Tree Planted logo