A coordinated movement to increase community resiliency to wildfire by providing education, planning and technical assistance for implementing activities with the people that live, work and recreate in Kittitas County
Virtual Workshop for Landowners Series
Resources for Landowners
- Small Forest Landowner’s Office, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
- Landowner Assistance Program, Washington State DNR SE Region (includes Kittitas, Chelan & Yakima Counties)
- Kittitas County Conservation District provides financial, education and technical assistance for residents of Kittitas County and cities of Cle Elum and Roslyn. KCCD offers individual and community firewise assessments free of charge. Visit here for more information.
- Washington State University Extension Forestry
- Kittitas County Chapter of the Washington Farm Forestry Association is an organization for forest landowners in Washington State. Forestry professionals and interested individuals who do not own forest land are welcome to join as Associate members. WFFA mission is to empower citizen ownership and stewardship of private forest land.
- Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network – Communities in Action!
- NFPA Firewise USA Recognition Program – Become a nationally recognized Firewise community! Check the eligibility requirements here. If you still have questions, contact Kittitas County Conservation District to assist you.
- Learn more about the Cle Elum Ranger District, part of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
- Learn more about Wildlife-Friendly Fuels Reduction in Dry Forests of the Pacific Northwest
- Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue serves the Kittitas valley and cities of Ellensburg and Kittitas. Visit KVFR here.
- Kittitas County Fire & Rescue #7 covers 126 square miles of upper Kittitas County and serves approximately 4,551 residents. Visit KCFD#7 here.
- Learn more about Industrial Fire Protection Levels and burn restrictions regulated by Washington State DNR.
- If you are within a fire district, contact your local fire district for current burn restrictions and regulations or Kittitas County Fire Marshal’s office at 509-962-7506 to find your fire district information (only applicable to Kittitas County residents!)