Saving your ranch and animals from wildfires

For horse and cattle owners wondering what they can do to help protect not only themselves but their animals, a video from WIFSS is a great place to start. Wildfire Preparedness Tips for a Firefighter presentation explains fire service response procedures and the specific actions that livestock owners can take to help protect themselves, their ranch and their animals.

Cattle and sheep in field

Animals in Disasters Course – a Successful Launch Nationwide

An awareness level course providing first responders with the tools to protect, respond to, and recover from consequences of disasters involving animals in rural communities, was launched in Santa Rosa in early March. The AWR 328 course introduces participants to the unique issues that must be considered and addressed when animals are involved in an emergency.