Wildfire Risk Mitigation

Wildfire has been a critical risk in Alpine County since its inception. In recent decades, wildfire has had tremendous impacts on the local population from the recent Tamarack fire in 2021 to the most destructive fire on the eastern sierra front, the Acorn Fire in 1987 in which 26 Alpine County homes were lost. Click here to learn more about the wildfire history in Alpine County (still in development).

Addressing this risk is a priority of Alpine County as set forth by the Board of Supervisors in their strategic plan. Goal 3 of the strategic plan outlines objectives in mitigating this risk.

Click on the links below to learn more about Wildfire Mitigation topics in Alpine County.

Planning Documents
Tamarack Fire
Who to Contact
How to get involved
Grant Opportunities