FREE Wildfire Speaker Series 

The series will span across two years, focused on wildfire prevention, recovery, & education. This is an opportunity for community members to engage with wildfire experts & professionals. This series is hosted by the Ventura County Resource Conservation District in partnership with the Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council.

Upcoming Speaker Series


Ready, Set, Go! Program
Date: Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 | 6 pm - 7 pm


Captain Brian Mcgrath & Captain Robert Welsbie | Ventura County Fire Department



Creating Defensible Space and Understanding the Home Ignition Zone 

Date: Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 | 6 pm - 7 pm


Woody Bouska| Sure-Fire Training Inc.



Understanding Insurance & Wildfire
Date: Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021 | 6 pm - 7 pm



Dave Erickson| Coastal States Insurance, Independent Agent



Community efforts & opportunities to reduce wildfire risks
Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 | 6 pm - 7 pm


Andrew Spyrka, Ventura County Resource Conservation District
Elaine Himelfarb, Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council
Panel of Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) Personnel

Panel discussion among fire & community experts











Previously Recorded Speaker Series



Understanding Wildfire & History in Ventura County
Date: Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 | 6 pm - 7 pm


Matthew Shapero w/ University of California Cooperative Extension

Captain Kenneth Vanwig w/ Ventura County Fire Department


Recording Link: Click HERE



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