Get ready for fire season! Improve your understanding of what “being Firewise” really means on your property and around your home. Learn how various wildfire risk reduction activities can improve the survivability of your home in a wildfire event. We will introduce terms and activities relating to wildfire mitigation, learn basics about effective plant spacing and maintenance for improved defensible space and differences between a “Firewise” or “Flammable” plant. We'll offer examples from local homes and help you prioritize actions on your property. Brian Hendrix is the Fire Adapted Communities Coordinator for the City of Ashland.