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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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Resources and Links

UCCE Advisor Matthew Shapero Helps Protect Natural Resources

Prescribed Burns Protect Valuable Land

Use this link to view entire interview:

Fire Man

California Fire Resources

Recent California wildfires have created a renewed need for caution, concern and care.

The University of California Cooperative Extension in Ventura County provides the following links to use before, during and after wildfires:

Ventura County Fire Department

CA Wildfires and Air Quality

Ask a UC Fire Expert

Landscaping in Fire-Prone Areas

What to do with Food and Medication after a Wildfire

Food Safety after Short-term Power Outages

What to do when Trapped

Evacuation Guide

How to Help Victims of the Camp Wildfire

How to Help Animals Affected by California Wildfires

Vineyards Impacted by Fires


Help for Those Affected by the Woolsey and Hill Fires

Disaster Assistance Centers:

Grant Brimhall Library

1401 E. Janss Rd.

Thousand Oaks, CA 913

Malibu Courthouse in the Malibu Civic Center

23525 Civic Center

Malibu, CA

·    Conrad N Hilton Foundation

30440 Agoura Hills Rd.

Agoura, CA


LA County Disaster Assistance Centers - https://www.lacounty.gov/woolseyfire-disaster-assistance-centers/

Post-fire recovery for ranchers

Fire Adapted Network blog features UCCE Ventura Livestock & Range advisor


When Wild Fire Hits the Ranch:

Lessons Learned from the Thomas Fire

The recent Thomas Fire raised many questions within the agricultural, livestock and range communities that require science-based answers. The University of California Cooperative Extension stepped up to the challenge and share what is to be learned from this experience. Advisor Matthew Shapero shares the lesson in this article: