Saturday, February 4, 2012

Prepare your landscape in the event of wildfires

Firewise Landscaping
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Austin Fire Department Training Center

4800 J. Shaw Lane, Austin, TX. 78744

The wildfires of 2011 underscores the importance of landscaping for fire safety.  This informative seminar will help you understand the Wildland Urban Interface, learn how to improve your homes survivability should a wildfire occur and the benefits of early evacuation.  Fire professionals from the National Fire Protection Agency, Texas Forestry Service and Texas Agrilife Extension Service will lead you through a series of visual presentations and interactive discussions to arm you with the tools you need to help protect your home and your family from wildfire.  Seating is limited and reservations are required. Signup at:  and click on seminar registration. Empty, reserved seats will become open seating at 9:50 am. For information, call (512) 854-9600.


  1. If the New Lawn grasses can cope up with the stress, it will be healthy and dense and will be able to resist disease. Sometime the disease may spread and it becomes out of any control. However, the disease resistant cultivars can be implemented to avoid future problems.

  2. Thank you so much for this article. As a certified arborist in the DFW metroplex I often stress this information to my rural customers. I will now cite this for their further study.