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UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Dr. Suite 100
Ventura CA 93003
Phone: 805.645.1451
Fax: 805.645.1474

Office Hours
Our offices are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and our team is telecommuting from home. We are available via phone and email. 

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Fire Information

Tree and Vine Loss Calculators

Spread sheets to help you calculate loss

Calculate Cost of Fire Damage to Avocado and Citrus Trees

Information from Ben Faber, Soils and Water, Avocado and Minor Subtropicals Advisor

Living with Fire

Information on how to care for fire damaged trees from Ben Faber, Soils and Water, Avocado and Minor Subtropicals Advisor

Safe Landscapes Project

Information on fire ecology and fire safe landscaping for homeowners, developed by Sabrina Drill, Natural Resources Advisor

UC Center for Fire Research and Outreach

Information on fire science from UC experts. Includes information on how to make homes and other structures more fire resistant, developed by Steve Quarles, Statewide Wood Performance and Durability Advisor

Local Fire Departments - have regulatory information you may need

Ventura County
City of Ventura
City of Oxnard
City of Fillmore
City of Santa Paula

Santa Barbara County
City of Lompoc
City of Santa Barbara
City of Santa Maria

Publications Available From University of California ANR Catalog

You can find the publications listed below at the University of California DANR Catalog site (In the ANR Search type fire) and order more than one publication at a time or you may click on one of the links below. if you purchase a priced publication enter the promotion code PRVEN56 at check-out. You'll receive a 10% discount on your order, and a portion of the sales will benefit local programs.

A Property Owner's Guide to Reducing Wildfire Threat - describes ways homeowners can reduce the threat of fire to their property. Cost $1.50

Home Landscaping for Fire - Incorporating fire safe concepts into your landscape is one of the most important ways you can help your home survive a wildfire. FREE

Landscaping Tips to Help Defend Your Home from Wildfire - You can have both a beautiful landscape and a defensible fire-safe zone. FREE

Recovering from Wildfire - discusses issues that family forest landowners should consider following a wildfire. Cost $5.00

WildFire: How Can We Live With It? (DVD) - This program contains general information about wildland fire in California. Cost $20.00

Companion Set: How Can We Live with Wildland Fire? (Publication and DVD) - What role does fire play in the natural cycle and what choices can we make about coping with wildland fire? Cost $27.50

How Can We Live with Wildland Fire? - What role does fire play in the natural cycle and what choices can we make about coping with wildland fire? Cost $10.00