The Yolo County Fire Safe Council is working to provide a listing of contractors that specialize in defensible space, home hardening/retrofitting, tree services, and more as a service to the public. Yolo County Fire Safe Council makes no recommendation about the quality of the work performed by these contractors. Yolo County Fire Safe Council does not endorse these contractors or any listed services. Contractors looking to add their business to this directory can do so by filling out the RFQ Form below or by visiting this link.
|Blankinship & Associates||Vegetation Management Planning, Pest Control Advisor||DPR PCA and QAC; Licensed Professional Engineer (Civil)||530 757 0941|
|ForEverGreen Forestry||Registered Professional Forester, Defensible Space, Home hardening, and Conservation-based Compliance||California Registered Professional Forester #2483||707-845-8579|
|Ember Defense||Home Hardening||Contractors License: CA License #1095621||(415)573-2400|
|Frye Restoration Inc||Tree Trimming and Removal, Defensible Space Clearing, Invasive Weed Control, Habitat Restoration, Tree and Log Removal||Timber Operator License, Tree Service, Landscaping and General Contractors License, Pest Control Business License, Certified Small Business and Public Works Contractor||530-936-7712|
|Firescape Wildfire Mitigation Services||Defensible Space, Home Hardening, Evacuation, Vegetation Management Planning, and Hazardous Fuels Reduction||Cal State Certified Chief Officer, Fire Prevention Officer, Firing Boss, Division Group Supervisor, Heavy Equipment Boss, Defensible Space Evaluator.||707-321-4036|
|Firestorm Wildland Fire Suppression Inc.||Hazardous Fuels Reduction, Pile Burning, Mastication, Forestry Health, GIS, Prescribed Burn Planning and Implementation||C-61/D49 Tree Service – CSLB #: 954861||530-898-8153|
|Deer Creek Resources||Fire Planning and Implementation, Vegetation Management Planning, and Crisis Communications and Disaster Response||Staff includes Certified Fire Manager, Incident GIS Specialists, Geospatial Analysts, Remote Sensing Experts and Data Scientists.||530-891-0471|
|Hanford||Fire Fuel Management, Habitat Construction and maintenance, Hazardous Vegetation Reduction, and Fire Risk/Fuel Reduction Vegetation Management||Contractor License: A/C-27, 461167|
Licensed Timber Operator (B) #B012679
ISA Certified Arborist #WE-12765A
ISA Certified Arborist #WE-14065A
CA C-27 Landscape Contractor #1086577
CDPR QAL (B,C) #162032
CDPR QAL (F) #152547
CDPR QAC (B,F) #138802
DIR Registration Number: 1000000222
|Perennial Grazing||Ecological and targeted grazing (sheep and goats)||707-738-1114|
|HELIX Environmental– Justin Heilmann||Vegetation Management, Herbicide Application, Tree Trimming and other Arbory, Archaeologist||State Contractor License No. 831496 – A, C27, QAL, QAC. RPA (Registered Professional Archaeologist|
|Riordian Land Management||Fuels Management, Land Clearing, Roadside Maintenance, Road Construction, Excavation, Grading, Culverts, Mowing, Tree Removal, Trenching & Backfilling, Forestry||CA. State Contractor’s License (1080908, C-12), Limited Timber Operator License (B013087), CA. Certified Small Business & Small Business for Public Works (2031382)|
|Kingsborough Atlas Tree Surgery, Inc.||Forest Health Restoration, Timber Harvesting, Wildfire Recovery, Vegetation Management, Biomass Utilization, Forest Fuels Reduction, Hazard Tree Removal, Land and Right-of-Way Clearing, Pruning and Thinning.||C-61 / D49 – TREE SERVICE #679146; LTO #A11516||(800) 478-7966|
What to look for
When looking for a contractor for your fire preparedness needs, consider these points:
- Confirm that they have a Contractors License through the California State License Board.
- Request multiple bids from multiple contractors (at least three) to be sure you are getting a fair quote,
- Get three references from each bidder and review past work in person.
- Ensure the contractor has insurance and workers’ compensation insurance for employees.
When looking for tree work, consider these points:
- Look for ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) Certified Arborists and/or Certified Tree Workers (look for their ISA ID # and check here: www.treesaregood.org/findanarborist
- Look for Registered Consulting Arborists by the American Society of Consulting Arborists (found here: www.asca-consultants.org/
Request for Qualifications for Wildfire Resiliency and Vegetation Management Projects
Yolo Fire Safe Council is developing a resource directory of contractors and consultants who can support Yolo County residents’ efforts for wildfire and community resilience. To be considered for inclusion, please fill out the form below.