The gift of defensible space and hardened homes!
Neighbors, family, and friends should help one another create and maintain defensible space, evacuation routes, and hardened homes. If you cannot physically participate in the creating and maintaining of these fire preparations, then offering cookies, lemonade, and other support is always welcome.
Yuba Watershed and Fire Safe Council Defensible Space program for low-income or disabled residents. Click here to download the application. Fill out the form and email or mail to:
Phone: P.O. Box 966, Marysville, CA 95901
USDA Rural Development Home Improvement and Safety grants and loans for low-income residents: Funds can be used for all recommendations in the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety’s wildfire preparedness checklist. Our local offices include:
150-D Chuck Yeager Way, Oroville, CA 95965
11661 Blocker Dr, Suite 120, Auburn, CA 95603
Natural Resources Conservation Services Environmental Quality Improvement Program (NRCS EQIP): A federal agency that will advise and cost-share vegetation and land management outside of 100 ft regulated defensible space areas.
Yuba City Service Center
1521 Butte House Rd Suite A
Yuba City, CA 95993-2235
(844) 206-7028 fax
Oroville Service Center
150 Chuck Yeager Way
Oroville, CA 95965-9215
(844) 206-7014 fax
Auburn Service Center
11661 Blocker Drive, Suite 115
Auburn, CA 95603