Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Insurance Concerns, Local Fire Departments, and Fire Safe Councils

MONO COUNTY, Calif. (October 4, 2022) – The final session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy (Academy) will focus on “Insurance Concerns, Local Fire Departments, and Fire Safe Councils.”  The session is scheduled for Monday, October 17th at 6:00pm.

The session will feature guest speaker Durriya Syed, Outreach Analyst for the California Department of Insurance.  Ms. Syed will discuss the availability of fire insurance for Eastern Sierra residents.

Details on the Academy and instructions on how to register for the upcoming session can be accessed here.  All sessions are recorded, and available on-demand following the live event via the Academy’s website.

Organized by ESCOG and sponsored by Mono County, Inyo County, the Town of Mammoth Lakes, Friends of the Inyo, Mammoth Lakes Tourism, the Mono Lake Committee, the Whitebark Institute, Eastern Sierra Land Trust, several Mono County Fire Safe Councils, and others, the Academy is aimed at reducing the anxiety about wildfire, and addressing and responding to the multitude of questions that residents and visitors have about the topic.  The 60–90-minute sessions are held the third Monday of each month at 6:00PM.

ESCOG is an association of city and county governments created to address regional issues.