Defensible Space Professionals
What is Defensible Space?
Defensible space is when the landscape and vegetation are managed on your property to reduce the wildfire threat. We recommend a coupled approach of creating defensible space and hardening your home to withstand wildfire.
Find a Defensible Space Professional who has Completed our Training:
See the list below for a professional who can design or implement effective defensible space. The following professionals have completed the Living With Fire 10-hour Defensible Training for Landscape Professionals in the last three years. This training includes instruction on wildfire behavior, defensible space, and creating aesthetically-pleasing landscapes that reduce the wildfire threat. To receive a free defensible space inspection, contact your local fire agency.
|Name||Business Name||Contact Information||Region||Specialty||Training Date|
|Brian Corcoran||Walker Basin Conservancy||[email protected]||Northern Nevada, Northern California||Ecological Restoration, Land Management, Maintenance , Irrigation, Special Projects, Firewise, Pest Control||November 2022|
|Connor Tems||Evergreen Land Maintenance||775-291-0907, evergreenlandmaintenance.com||Carson Valley & Surrounding Areas||Land Maintenace and Land Clearing||November 2022|
|Byron Nuthall||All Seasons Lawn & Landscaping||775-445-9533, [email protected], aslawn.com||Greater Reno Sparks Area||Fire Safety Landscaping & Design||November 2022|
|Dimas Vasquez||All Seasons Lawn & Landscaping||775-329-1531, aslawn.com||Greater Reno Sparks Area||Fire Safety Landscaping & Design||November 2022|
|Juan Ayala||Reno Green Landscaping||775-852-8952, renogreen.com||Reno, Sparks, Truckee, Washoe Valley||Landscape Install & Maintenance||November 2022|
|Trey Edmunds||Reno Green Landscaping||775-852-8952, renogreen.com||Reno, Sparks, Truckee, Washoe Valley||Landscape Install & Maintenance||November 2022|
|Tara Carapia||Reno Green Landscaping||775-852-8952, renogreen.com||Reno, Sparks, Truckee, Washoe Valley||Landscape Install & Maintenance||November 2022|
|Alan Spydell||Reno Green Landscaping||775-852-8952, renogreen.com||Reno, Sparks, Truckee, Washoe Valley||Landscape Design & Maintenance||November 2022|
|Israel Meza Contreyas||Reno Green Landscaping||775-852-8952, renogreen.com||Reno, Sparks, Truckee, Washoe Valley||Landscape Install & Maintenance||November 2022|
|William T. Steward||Foresight Fire Consulting LLC.||775-815-0743, [email protected]||Nevada, California||Defensible Space Inspector, Sales, Mastication, Tree Removal, Chipping, Fire||November 2022|
|Andrew Morris R.L.A.||Gail Willey Landscaping||775-853-8733, gailwilley.com||Greater Reno, Sparks, Carson Area||Landscape Architecture and Installation||November 2023|
|Lindsey Ellington P.L.A.||L.A. Studio NV||775-322-2223, lastudionevada.com||Northern Nevada||Landscape Architect, Commercial & Multi Family Development, Master Planned Communities||November 2022|
|Fred Sites||Stateline Tahoe Outdoor Services||[email protected], 5307770304||Tahoe Basin, South Shore||Land Maintenance, Land Clearing, Residential Property Services||November 2023|
|Michael Plansky||Disc Golf Landscape Architecture||[email protected], 530-608-5222||Tahoe Basin||Landscape Design and Architecture. BMP & Defensible Space Consulting, Residential Property Services||November 2023|
|Frankie Jones||PackRat||[email protected], 530-416-2018||Tahoe Basin||Defensible Space, Cleanup, Hauling||November 2023|
|Frank Cody||Cody’s Tree Service||[email protected]||Tahoe Basin||Arborist Tree Service||November 2023|
|Johnathan Szendry||Diamond Q Enterprises LLC||530-318-0305||Northern Nevada, Minden, Carson City, Washoe County||Land Clearing/Maintenance||November 2023|
|Josh Wallick||Blue Vista Landscaping||530-539-4075, [email protected]||Tahoe Basin, North Lake Tahoe, West Shore, Truckee||Defensible Space Consulting, Maintenance||November 2023|
|Frank McCreary||Frank’s Stump Grinding||530-318-1228, [email protected]||Tahoe Basin||Stump Grinding, Arborist Consultation, Tree Risk Assessment||November 2023|
“I especially found the site trip to be very educational to the overall course content. It tied everything together. Well done to you and the Cooperative Extension Staff. You guys did NOT disappoint!!!”
“This was a perfect training for the audience.”
Are You a Professional Interested in Taking the Defensible Space Training?
The Defensible Space Training for Landscape Professionals is usually held annually in the Fall. Upcoming trainings with open registration are listed below. If no currently open trainings are listed, please complete this form to receive an email notification when the next training dates are announced.