Public input sought on wildfire protection | News

PALMIDALE – The Los Angeles County Planning Department is holding five regional virtual workshops to gather public input on the development of a countywide community wildfire protection plan that provides community-focused fire prevention and response for all communities at risk.

The wildfire protection plan prioritizes identification of vegetation treatment projects or projects identified through wildfire risk assessment, integrated land management planning, stakeholder input, and assessment of existing conditions.

A wildfire protection plan includes state-specific risk assessment information and an action plan.

Individuals must attend only one workshop. Virtual workshops will be replicated to cover different regions of the county.

The workshops are scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 pm over five Wednesdays, beginning July 27 in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Antelope Valley, including Antelope Acres and Littlerock, is scheduled for Aug. 3.

High Country, such as Acton, Agua Dulce, Anaverde, Bouquet Canyon, Lake Elizabeth and Lake Hughes, Green Valley, Pine Hills. Kagel Canyon, Leona Valley, Pearblossom, Three Points-Liebre Mountain and Wrightwood, scheduled for August 24.

The survey closes on July 31.

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