Encino Cactus Festival To Highlight Fire Safe Vegetation

Image Courtesy LACSS

With the dry heat of Summer soon upon us, many Los Angeles residents are turning to nature for ways to stay cool, limit water use, prevent fire danger and add beauty to their lives.

It will not surprise you then, that Los Angeles Firefighters are among speakers at a special event addressing these issues and more. We hope you’ll join usSaturday and Sunday, June 11-12, 2011for the:

Los Angeles Cactus and Succulent Society
11th Annual Drought Tolerant Plant Festival
City of Los Angeles – Sepulveda Garden Center
16633 Magnolia Boulevard
Encino, CA 91406

The show runsSaturdayfrom9:00AM – 5:00PM, with presentations starting at 10:00AM; and continuesSundayfrom9:00AM – 4:00PM, with kids events starting at 10:30AM.

On Saturday at 1:00PM, LAFD Assistant Chief Mark Stormes will engage attendees with an informative discussion of“Vegetation Management in the Los Angeles City Brush Zone”.

For additional information about this event, please visit:

Submitted byBrian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department

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