Community Safety and Awareness Report for Thursday, May 5th, 2011

•CAL FIRE personnel has begun defensible space inspections of residential properties throughout the Humboldt-Del Norte Unit. Inspections are to provide information for landowners to reduce impacts in the event of a wildland fire.  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 on May 10th, 11th, and 12th. The crews will assemble at Eel River Conservation Camp in Southern Humboldt County.

•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 to our Silent Drive by 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!  Cindy and Rob will be out Tabling at Shop Smart in Redway this afternoon.  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 on Thursday, May 15th at 5pm at the KMUD Studios in Redway.  All interested Community Members are invited to attend.

•Tune in tonight at 7pm for Women’s Radio Collectively.  That’s tonight, from 7 to 8pm, right here, on KMUD.

This concludes the Community Safety and Awareness Report, which can be rea online at kmud.org and heard weekdays at 11am, 3 pm, and as needed here, on KMUD.

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