Humboldt-Del Norte Unit

The CAL FIRE Humboldt-Del Norte Unit (HUU) is located along the California coastline and includes Humboldt, Del Norte, and southwestern Trinity counties. The Unit extends from the Oregon border in the north to Mendocino county in the south, and inland to the eastern boundary of the Six Rivers National Forest. This encompasses 3.1 million acres, of which there are 1,928,267 acres of state responsibility lands and 1,927,410 of direct protection area. Approximately 70% of these lands are managed for timber production and another 10% are recreation areas. HUU includes 1,300,000 acres of federally managed and tribal lands. Watersheds include the Smith, Klamath, Mad, Trinity, Van Duzen, Mattole and Eel Rivers. Humboldt and Del Norte counties are home to the world’s tallest living trees and the largest remaining stands of old growth coast redwood. The livelihood of these counties is dependent on the resources the land has to offer.

 

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Burn Suspension Lifted for Humboldt, Del Norte, and Western Trinity Counties.

November 15, 2017 -  Hugh Scanlon, Chief of the CAL FIRE Humboldt- Del Norte Unit has formally terminates the burn suspension for Humboldt,  Del Norte, and Western Trinity Counties. Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing the unit to transition out of peak fire season. Before you burn, ensure it is a permissive burn day by contacting your local Air Quality Management District, and then ensure you have any and all required burn permits. More Info...

BURNING ALTERNATIVES

To eliminate the chance of a fire spreading, to reduce pollutants from the air, or if health reasons prevent you from burning, here are other ways to dispose of yard waste.


Defensible Space inspection

Get "READY" For Wildfire

With spring approaching, now is the time for homeowners to get "Ready" for a wildfire by maintaining an adequate Defensible Space and by hardening their home by using fire resistant building materials. Defensible Space is the buffer you create by removing dead plants, grass and weeds. Just a few simple steps can help get you and your home "Ready" for a wildfire. More...

Defensible Space     Hardening Your Home    Fire Safe Landscaping

 


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