Fire Preparedness & Water Security Toolkit

This page contains resources, web links and lists of current events in our area related to fire adaptation and water storage and conservation.


Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

The Natural Resource Conservation Service, with a field office in Ukiah, provides support for residents interested in a variety of conservation, environmental quality enhancement practices and much more. NRCS administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE)

University of California Cooperative extension, with a field office in Ukiah, provides extension services for residents in Mendocino, Lake, and Sonoma counties.

Mendocino County Fire Safe Council 

The Mendocino County Fire Safe Council has a wealth of information on fire preparedness and post-fire resources. Browse their website and the Mendocino County Community Wildfire Preparedness Plan for general and county specific information.

Information for Cost-share Incentives Programs

Comparing EQIP and CFIP

EQIP Application Steps and Process

NRCS EQIP Factsheet

NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program Website

CFIP Application Steps and Process

CFIP User Guide

California Forest Improvement Program (CFIP) Website

Forest Stewardship Resources

UCCE Forest Stewardship Series

University of California Cooperative Extension offers significant resource to forest landowners regarding forest management and stewardship. Available for download, their 25-part forest stewardship series provides comprehensive information on forest ecology, the history of forest management, and much more. A video series addressing the importance of creating a forest stewardship plan is also available.

Oak Woodland Enhancement Fact Sheet

Creating More Resilient Forests through Active Management