This section provides guidelines for planning and maintaining a fire-smart landscape within the context of supporting a healthy ecosystem. We recommend using best horticultural practices to create beautiful, defensible space around the home in case of a wildland fire.
Today's recommendations for fire-prone communities are rapidly evolving. We advise you to stay abreast of ordinances that may exist in your city, as well as state law on fire-smart landscaping requirements.
- The growing threat of wildfire in Marin County
- Plan Your Fire-smart Garden
- Maintain Your Fire-smart Garden