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 & AssociatesVegetation Management Planning, Pest Control AdvisorDPR PCA and QAC; Licensed Professional Engineer (Civil)530 757 0941
ForEverGreen ForestryRegistered Professional Forester, Defensible Space, Home hardening, and Conservation-based ComplianceCalifornia Registered Professional Forester #2483707-845-8579
Ember DefenseHome HardeningContractors License: CA License #1095621(415)573-2400
Frye Restoration IncTree 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 Contractor530-936-7712
Firescape Wildfire Mitigation ServicesDefensible Space, Home Hardening, Evacuation, Vegetation Management Planning, and Hazardous Fuels ReductionCal 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 ImplementationC-61/D49 Tree Service – CSLB #: 954861530-898-8153
Deer Creek ResourcesFire 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
HanfordFire Fuel Management, Habitat Construction and maintenance, Hazardous Vegetation Reduction, and Fire Risk/Fuel Reduction Vegetation ManagementContractor 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 GrazingEcological and targeted grazing (sheep and goats)707-738-1114
HELIX Environmental– Justin HeilmannVegetation Management, Herbicide Application, Tree Trimming and other Arbory, ArchaeologistState Contractor License No. 831496 – A, C27, QAL, QAC. RPA (Registered Professional Archaeologist
Riordian Land ManagementFuels Management, Land Clearing, Roadside Maintenance, Road Construction, Excavation, Grading, Culverts, Mowing, Tree Removal, Trenching & Backfilling, ForestryCA. 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:
  • Look for Registered Consulting Arborists by the American Society of Consulting Arborists (found here:

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.