Community Safety and Awareness Report for Tuesday, May 11th, 2011
•CAL FIRE personnel has begun defensible space inspections of residential properties throughout the Humboldt-Del Norte Unit. CAL FIRE is reminding homeowners to protect their property with defensible space as required by state law by removing dead vegetation 100 feet from all structures. Remember, defensible space is YOUR responsibility. For more information, visit the CAL FIRE web site at: fire.ca.gov.
•And, in preparation for the upcoming fire season California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Humboldt-Del Norte Unit fire crews will hold their annual Redwood Coast Fire Preparedness Exercises through this Thursday. The crews will assemble at Eel River Conservation Camp in Southern Humboldt.
•The KMUD Spring Pledge Drive is in full swing! Dial 923-3911 and join in the fun! KMUD thanks all of those who have already contributed by calling, mailing, and walking in their pledges. It’s not to late to send in your Silent Drive Pledge. And, as always, you can Pledge Online at kmud.org.
•It’s time to get your ‘MUD on! Fran and Bob will be tabling at the Laytonville Post Office today. Stop by and check out the latest trends in KMUD-wear, including brand new Hats, Mugs, and our colorful tie-dye T-shirts and Tank Tops.
•KMUD will host a Board Mixer to recruit new Board and Community Advisory Board Members next Thursday, May 19th at 5pm at the KMUD Studios in Redway. All interested Community Members are invited to attend.
•Tune in tonight at 7pm as KMUD explores the latest in public media budget cuts. We will look at what is heading to congress and the senate along with recent efforts to take the “public” out of the airwaves. That’s this Wednesday, starting at 7pm, right here on the ‘MUD.
This concludes the Community Safety and Awareness Report, which can be read online at kmud.org and heard weekdays at 11am, 3 pm, and as needed here, on KMUD.