Thomas Fire Recovery - Information and Volunteer Opportunities

Jan 5, 2018

Ventura County residents looking for information about Thomas Fire Recovery will want to check for the very latest information from county, state, and federal disaster relief agencies. In Santa Barbara, residents will want to check here -  

The agriculture community will be interested in a UCCE hosted workshop on fire and frost damage and preparation January 10th at the Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula - 

If you are looking for information about or volunteer opportunities to help with the recovery of natural areas, however, there are a few events coming up: 

Ventura Land Trust will be hosting a volunteer opportunity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15th at their Big Rock Preserve,, and will also be hosting a lecture by my colleague Dr. Sean Anderson from CSU Channel Islands January 17th at 7:00 PM at Poinsettia Pavilion -

I'll be speaking about fire recovery, invasive species, and erosion issues at the Santa Clara River Watershed Council meeting January 24th, 9-11 am at the United Water Conservation District, and February 24th at the Casitias Water District public meeting - more soon! 

February 17th the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy's Plant Walk will include a talk by folks from the California Chaparral Institute - 


By Sabrina L. Drill
Author - Natural Resources Advisor