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Has your home and property insurance skyrocketed because of wildfires? Read on for a webinar series that can help. (Oak Fire Mariposa County 2022 - Photo Courtesy of Alekz Londos)

Yosemite Gateway Prescribed Burn Co-Op Free Fire Webinars

MARIPOSA–The Yosemite Gateway Prescribed Burn Cooperative and University of California Cooperative Extension are organizing the following free monthly webinar series. These are to help arm residents with the knowledge and tools necessary to mitigate the effects of wildfires.

Wednesday March 6

4 to 5 pm

This webinar will include two insurance brokers from Mariposa and Madera counties to inform us on the state of fire insurance in our counties. This webinar will cover the market, current legislative steps, history, and basic education of fire insurance.

To register, please visit https://bit.ly/YGPBCwebinar1

Wednesday March 27

4 to 5pm

We will be talking about Firewise Communities with representatives from Coarsegold Resource Conservation District and Mariposa County Fire Department.

This webinar will cover what is a Firewise community and the steps to become one.

To register, please visit https://bit.ly/YGPBCwebinar2

We will continue to offer webinar series monthly to help residents prepare for and mitigate wildfires. To stay up-to-date on more webinars and events, please visit https://www.yosemitegatewaypbc.com/get-involved or follow us on Facebook or Instagram at @YosemitePBC.


Funding for this project comes from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE) Wildfire Prevention Grants Program as part of the California Climate Investments Program.

For additional information or questions, please contact Mark Garrett at mdgarrett@ucanr.edu or at 209-966-2417.

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