Why 100 Feet?

Following these simple steps can dramatically increase the chance of your home surviving a wildfire!

A Defensible Space of 100 feet around your home is required by law. The goal is to protect your hom e while providing a safe area for firefighters.

1. Lean, Clean and Green Zone.
2. Reduced Fuel Zone.


2016 Community Fund Grants Now Open

Accepting Applications through June 15, 2016

The Forestville Community Fund is accepting applications for grants to local projects that will enhance downtown Forestville and/or provide community benefit in the Forestville area (the 95436 zip code).

Priority is given to those projects that include one or more of the following:
  • Impact the most people
  • Can "match" dollars from other sources
  • Involve collaboration with other groups or projects
  • Have a volunteer component

$10,000 will be given this year. Applications must be submitted or postmarked by June 15, 2016.

Click the Community Fund button on the right side of this page to get more information, including the Fund's history, an explanation of the application process, and downloadable application forms.

Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the FPA. Paper applications are available at the Forestville Pharmacy and at the Service Station.

Latest News
See our Blog for monthly updates on the issues and people of Forestville.
May-June 2016 Posts:
Town Square & Park Plans

Report from the May 2015 Town Meeting
About sixty-five people took two hours on a beautiful spring afternoon to attended the Forestville Town Meeting on May 3 to review site plan designs suggested by the Town Square Planning Group (TSPG) for the new Town Square and Open Space Park and to hear a report from Supervisor Carrillo.

by SB Architects and Land Design. Inc.
Showing topography, wind, sun, views.
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See the entire Powerpoint presentation from SB Architects and Land Design in a PDF:
5-3-15 Town Meeting Presentation

FPA's Newest Committee
Fund Development Committee
Purpose: To raise funds and gather resources for the new Downtown Open Space Park.

We are asking for volunteers and interested community people who have a knowledge of grants and funding or a willingness to learn about this process.
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Board Meetings

Regular Board meetings are scheduled every month.
Dates: Every 1st Tuesday of the month.
Time: 5:30-7:30PM
Where: Food For Thought, 6550 Railroad Ave., Forestville
(Railroad Ave. parallels Front St. in downtown)

Anyone interested in attending is very welcome.
Contact: Board President or Richard Naegle, Board Member at 887-1985 for more information.
To read about board activity, go to the Board Minutes.

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Forestville, CA 95436

Regular Board Meetings

  • Every 1st Tues. of month
  • 5:30-7:30PM
  • At Food For Thought
    6550 Railroad Ave.
    (Railroad Ave. parallels
    Front St. in downtown)
  • More info:
    Email Board President,

    or Call Richard Naegle,

Everyone welcome.

Volunteer Help Needed

General Volunteers (as needed)

  • Help with events.
  • Put up and/or remove town meeting notices around Town.
  • ...and more

For more info, go to:
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