Bill Hocker | Apr 7, 2021
NVR 4/8/21: Napa County asked to spend $42 million to reduce wildfire threat
The Napa County Community WIldfire Protection Plan was presented to the Board of Supervisors on 4/7/21. The video of the meeting is here
beginning at 3:21:00 on the video. The Plan website was prerepared by Napa Communities Firewise Foundation
and represents an incredible amount of work portraying and analyzing the fire situation in Napa County with specific preparedness recommendations, projects and a heafty budget request to match.
Napa County Community WIldfire Protection Plan(CWPP)
Unfortunately, while the amount of data presented on the CWPP website is probably extraordinary, the site is quite wonky and disorienting and requires an up-to-date browser, a big screen and a robust amount of clicking to get at revelant information. Using the site is akin to learning a new computer program (this one
) rather than browsing a website. The site designers have provided a video
to show you how to use it.
Mui and I have spent the last 26 years keeping ourselves fit by clearing broom and brush and raising tree hemlines on our property just for the beauty of the park-like setting that is the result. Little did we think there might be another reason to do the work.