Wildfire Risk & Insurance Town Hall Meeting

When: Mar 10, 2022

05:30 PM Pacific Time

Join us Thursday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. for a Virtual Town Hall on Wildfire Risk and Insurance, hosted by Sonoma County Supervisor Lynda Hopkins and the University of California Cooperative. Discussions will address concerns around wildfire risk and insurance, with topics including:

  • What can we do to reduce our risk of losing our insurance coverage?

  • What does the scientific research tell us about how can we reduce the risk to our lives and property from the threat of wildland fire?

  • What is on the horizon from the state?

  • What can the county do to help landowners manage their wildfire risk?

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Stephanie Larson, UC Cooperative Extension Sonoma County Director and Livestock Range Management Advisor

  • Michael Newman, Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety

  • Senator Mike McGuire (tentative)

  • Chief Ben Nicholls, CalFire

  • Sashi Sabaratnam, UC Cooperative Extension Wildfire Vegetation Mitigation Program Manager

  • Caerleon Safford, Permit Sonoma

Zoom information:

https://sonomacounty.zoom.us/j/97837869122?pwd=VGpPS3BzQnA2d3BGV3diSVJ0N0Z3UT09

Passcode: 318019

Or One tap mobile: US: +16699009128,,97837869122# or +12532158782,,97837869122#

No registration is required. Please submit questions prior by emailing leo.chyi@sonoma-county.org, or feel free to use the question and answer function on the Zoom during the town hall.

If you can’t attend, the recording will be available on Supervisor Hopkin's Facebook page following the meeting: https://www.facebook.com/supervisorlyndahopkins.

#SoCoTownHallWildfire #SoCoDistrict5

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