The Resources Library contains a wide array of publications and websites to assist in preparing and learning about wildfire. The publications and information presented on this page are from trusted sources and leaders in wildfire preparedness and prevention. Information surrounding wildfire and best practices is constantly changing as we learn more. If you see a resource that is out of date or wish to suggest a new resource, please contact Yolo County RCD at or (530) 661- 1688. 

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How to Use This Resource Library

This page contains links to information that is useful before, during, and after a wildfire.

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Yolo County Fire Safe Council makes no warranty regarding the status of information at other websites.

Abbreviations used on this page

  • CAL FIRE: The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CFSC: California Fire Safety Council
  • FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • IBHS: Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety
  • JFSP: Joint Fire Science Program
  • NFSC: Northwest Fire Science Consortium
  • OES: Office of Emergency Services
  • PFE: Pacific Fire Exchange
  • PGE: Pacific Gas & Electric
  • SRM: Society for Range Management
  • UCANR: UC Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • UNCE: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • USDA: US Department of Agriculture
  • USFS: United States Forest Service
  • USFWS: US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • USGBC-LA: US Green Building Council- Los Angeles