April, 2023

Latest Updates from

Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council

Happening This Week

CAL FIRE and the Office of the State Fire Marshal


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VRFSC'S Chipper Program may be coming to a neighborhood near you..

Currently offering Curbside Chipper Service to the following neighborhoods:

April 29, 2023 – Santa Rosa Valley (Click here to Register)

May 20, 2023 – Ventu Park (Registration Coming Soon)

Funding provided by the Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. In partnership with the Ventura County Fire Department.

City of Fillmore Drop-Off Chipper Event:

Residents bring their yard waste to the location of the event to chip on site.

May 6th, 2023 | 9AM – 2PM

728 Goodenough Rd, Fillmore, CA, 93015

In partnership with the Fillmore Fire Dept

Interested in a Chipper Day for your Neighborhood?

Fill out this interest form below

Chipper Program Interest Form


Ondulando residents embark to become "Firewise" recognized, learn more at April 12th event!

Homeowners around the Via Ondulando neighborhood are working to increase the communities wildfire resiliency, and preparedness. You are invited to learn more about these efforts, and learn how you can help! The Kick-Off Event is being held at the Church of the Foothills, 6279 Foothill Road, Ventura 93003, on Wednesday April 12th at 6PM. For more information, visit: sites.google.com/view/ondulandocommunity

From our friends at the VC Libraries Foundation

See us there! VRFSC will be hosting an information booth regarding our programs. We are happy to meet you and answer questions!

Also taking Registrations...


VRFSC Staff Updates

Meet our new...

Finance & Administration Manager, Sarah Wortman

Sarah has been with VRFSC since February 2022. Working with VRFSC has given Sarah a deep understanding and appreciation for how nonprofits seek to improve knowledge and awareness throughout our communities. In her new position as the Finance and Administration Manager, Sarah is responsible for all accounting, financial and fiscal management aspects of VRFSC’s operations, and she provides leadership and coordination to our partners and our community.

Director of Programs, Pepper Dee

Pepper has also been with VRFSC since February 2022. Pepper holds a B.A. from Amherst College and a M.A. in Education from the University of Colorado-Denver. Pepper brings a diverse range of skills to the council, including experience as a public-school teacher, mountain guide, and community organizer. Pepper has a passion for empowering communities to effect positive change, and appreciates the balance between conservation and sustainability. In this new position, Pepper will play a major role in overseeing and managing programmatic staff, developing and implementing projects, grant management, and much more!

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