Shasta College offers workshop on residential landscaping for wildfire safety – Red Bluff Daily News

Shasta College, in collaboration with the University of California Master Gardner program, will host a workshop Saturday on mitigating residential landscaping fire hazards.

The workshop will include information on new legislation, such as AB-38 and AB-3074, that targets defensible space around homes. This workshop is a free event and will be held at the Redding Shasta College Main Campus in room 802 9 am to noon Saturday, Oct. 8th.

The workshop will include speakers from Cal Fire, Shasta College Horticulture, the insurance industry and the University of California’s Forestry and Natural Resources division. Presentations will cover aesthetically pleasing landscaping and gardening techniques, which comply with new fire-safety regulations and drought restrictions on irrigation.

For questions regarding the event, call Leimone Waite at (530) 242-2210 or write to

This event is sponsored by Shasta Master Gardeners, Shasta County Cooperative Extension, Bella Vista Water District and Shasta College.

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