Activities and workshops

2019 Wildland Urban Interface Workshop

Speaker:  Captain Shoots, CalFire
This workshop is hosted by the Descanso Fire Safe Council with the San Diego County Fire Authority Southern Division CERT. It is sponsored and administered by San Diego County Fire Authority, in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE).

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Descanso Elementary Poster Contest

And the winners are………

First Place(lower/upper grades):  Hailey Johnson, and Rosabella Ascensio

Second Place(lower/upper grades):  Cesar Mascorro and Kylee McCammon

Third Place(lower/upper grades): Noah Grosset and Hudson Daniels

Posters are shown at the Descanso Library.

Winners participated in the Descanso Day’s Parade on the Descanso Hay and Feed truck.  Thanks PTA for helping decorate the truck!

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Descanso Elementary Wildfire Poster Contest Judges


What fun judging over 160 entries in the DEPG/FS Wildfire Poster Contest.  Winners will receive gift cards and a ride on Descanso Hay & Feed’s truck in the Descanso Day’s Parade July 8th.  Winning poster will be on the wall at the Library and on the walls at Town Hall during Descanso Days.


May 2017 Community Wildfire Action Plan Workshop

Sponsored by a grant from NFPA and State Farm Insurance.

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2017 Wildland Urban Interface workshop

Fire behavior and how it would effect our community.

Sponsored by Descanso Emergency Planning/Fire Safe, CERT, San Diego County Fire Safe
and the Descanso Library.
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J.P. Harris instructor

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Teresa Greenhalgh, CERT sponsor

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Britney Munoz, Fire Safe San Diego County Sponsor

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Field trip looking toward Oak Grove Dr.

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Field trip on Mitzpah



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