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The Santa Barbara County Fire Department would like to invite the community and local media
to attend the second 2022 Wildfire Preparedness Exposition October 14-15, 2022.
Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council in partnership with the UCSB Wildfire Prevention and
Policy Lecture Series is hosting the Exposition. The Event will be held at the Direct Relief
building, 6100 Wallace Becknell Road in Goleta. There will be family friendly exhibits, activities,
presentations, and will feature a panel of speakers.
Friday October 14th, 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Opening Reception with Speakers and Exhibits. “Why
Have Humans Lost Control of Wildfire in the Western United States?” Keynote Speaker Dr. Park
Saturday October 15th, 11 am – 5 pm: Speakers, Exhibits, Activities & Food. (Come see your local
firefighters, engines, bulldozers, hand-crew, and helicopter.)
This event is funded by a Fire Prevention Grant and is part of the Regional Wildfire Mitigation
Please see the links below for full detail regarding the 2022 Wildfire Preparedness Exposition. See you there!