Sonoma CART: Equine Sheltering and Handling Course
Oct
6
8:30 AM08:30

Sonoma CART: Equine Sheltering and Handling Course

Learn how to care for your equid during an emergency or disaster! This is one of Sonoma CART’s species-specific training courses. Taught by local professionals. Topics will cover equine basics, disaster specifics preparedness and response, evacuation, sheltering in place, temporary shelters, group shelters, veterinary and biosecurity.

There will be a hands on section, so Bring your boots.

Lunch will be provided by the Sonoma County Horse Council. Course fee $40. Please register by clicking the button below.

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Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

Sonoma CART - 2019 New Volunteer Training for Animal Disaster Response

This is an orientation training for volunteers of Sonoma CART. It is also one of the requirements needed to become a Certified Animal Disaster Service Worker for Sonoma CART. Check-in begins at 8:30am and the training will run from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Wear clothing suitable for animal handling and moving equipment and bring a lunch.

RSVP to info@sonomacart.org

$80 - Click donate button below to pay prior to meeting

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Disaster Preparedness Fair
Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Disaster Preparedness Fair

Learn what to do before disaster strikes.

All are welcome. Bring your neighbor! The Jewish community is partnering with local organizations and first responders to help you plan ahead and know what actions to take in the event of a future crisis.

BE INFORMED. KNOW HOW TO RESPOND.

Presentations on home safety, medical response, survival strategies and the 911 system from local PD and fire department. Practice skills such as CPR and first aid. Learn important numbers to have on hand.

HAVE A PLAN. GET TO KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR

Informational materials to develop your personal plan. Get your neighborhood ready. Checklists and ideas for “go” bags and to shelter in place.

BUILD YOUR CONFIDENCE

Sit with companion canines, crawl in fire engines and patrol cars, visit an animal mobile command center.

Enjoy food trucks, water stations, bounce house, and secure children’s playground.

For more information, contact info@sfjcf.org

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Animal Technical Rescue (ATR) - Awareness Training
Jun
19
8:30 AM08:30

Animal Technical Rescue (ATR) - Awareness Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is required for all California firefighters and other responders planning to certify as Animal Rescue Technicians. This course provides the knowledge and skills to prepare to respond to an animal technical rescue in a safe and effective manner while sharing jurisdictional and functional responsibility with an authority having jurisdiction. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1670 Chapter 9 and Annex J standards and covers the most likely animal species that first responders are called to rescue and manage: cattle (beef and dairy), horses, including working horses, (police mounts, SAR), companion animals and working dogs (SAR, K-9).

FSTEP ATR TECHNICIAN -PREREQUISITE: ATR-Awareness Course is mandatory to receive ATR Technician certification under California State Fire Training Certification System.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Open to Law Enforcement Officers, ACOs, Firefighters & Medics, Equine, Veterinarians, Animal Science & Vet Tech students, SAR Volunteers, Certified Riding Instructors, Equine Facility Managers, any others. ATR-Awareness Class limited to 56 students. ATR-Technician class limited to 28 students.

TUITION: (Includes mandatory instructor/student ratio, student manual, and certification fees.) ATR -AWARENESS $125 ATR -TECHNICIAN $300 Discount of $25 if attending both courses.

INSURANCE: All students must be covered by their agency or employer’s insurance, or be self-insured.

PPE: REQUIRED - field dress or uniform, boots, gloves, helmet. No tank tops.

REGISTRATION: Go to www.ResQFAST.com. Please make sure to register individually if attending both courses. SCHOLARSHIPS: Are available to first 10-15 registered first responders

QUESTIONS: ResQFAST@gmail.com

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Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Sonoma CART Planning Meeting

Greetings Sonoma County Animal Lovers, We need your help with the organization of the CART!

We are so excited that we are moving forward with the formulation of our new Sonoma Community Animal Response Team! Saturday March 9 we will be hosting an "Animal Emergency Response Team Workshop", facilitated by Sonoma County Animal Services.

Location: Shone Farms
Date: Saturday March 9th
Time: 10 am -2 pm

The workshop will include the following:
- Introductions
- Overview of Sonoma CART
- Roles & Responsibilities for Animal Emergency Response / CART Members
- Group Brainstorming and Tasking

We look forward to your participation! Sign-up to receive future emails at sonomacart.org/volunteer . Please RSVP to info@sonomacart.org so we may plan accordingly.

Respectfully,

Sonoma Cart
707-861-0699

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Feb
24
8:30 AM08:30

Animal Technical Rescue - AWARENESS (ATR-A)

  • Sonoma Valley Fire & Rescue Assoc (map)
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This new classroom course is required for all California firefighters and other first responders planning to certify as Animal Rescue Technicians. It is recommended for LEOs, ACOs, veterinarians, and dispatch professionals to facilitate understanding and awareness of the roles and responsibilities of certified ATR resources in incidents involving animals.

Instructor: Gary Johnson, Fire Captain, SVFRA & Sonoma Valley Animal Emergency Response Team

Sponsored by HALTER Project

This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1670 Chapter 17.1 - 17.2 guidelines and covers the most likely animal species that first responders are called to rescue and manage: cattle (beef and dairy), horses, including working horses, (police mounts, SAR), companion animals and working dogs (SAR, K-9).

Contact:  svanimalresponse@gmail.com / Download Flyer / Register Online

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Feb
11
9:00 AM09:00

Basic Disaster Safety for Ag Business Owners & Workers

This three-hour class is for Agriculture business owners, their workers who may be permitted to enter Mandatory Evac Zones to care for their property and animals during an ongoing disaster, and, other Ag industry workers who may be called upon by Incident Command to assist them. Class is taught by State of California Fire Training Instructors.

Tuition: Free

Class covers basic safety and situational awareness in Wildland and WUI fire, flood/slide and earthquake incidents. Enrollment is open to: Dept of Agriculture staff, UCCE/ANR staff, 4-H and FFA leaders, members of Farm Bureau, Farm Trails, CAFF, and other Ag organizations, Agricultural Facility Managers and workers, County Agency Staff, Teachers, or anyone interested in being safer during and after a disaster.

Contact: svanimalresponse@gmail.com / Download Flyer / Register online

**Two sessions are being held. You may attend one, either 9-12pm or 1-5pm

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Feb
7
1:00 PM13:00

All-Hazards Safety Training for Volunteer Disaster Service Workers

This half-day class covers basic safety and situational awareness in Wildland and WUI fire, flood/slide, and earthquake. Training includes required modules for most Community Animal Response Teams. Class is sponsored by the HALTER Project and taught by ResQ FAST - State of California Fire Training Instructors.

This class may potentially fulfill requirements for New Volunteer Training. This class includes a fire shelter deployment module, which students are not required to participate in if they are not physically able. However, this, and other training demonstrating physical fitness is required for individuals planning to join an evacuation or shelter-in-place team.

Tuition: Free

Contact: svanimalresponse@gmail.com / Download Flyer / Register Online

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Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

NVADG Annual Training for RETURNING Volunteers

  • Lake Oroville Golf and Event Center (map)
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This training is for RETURNING volunteers - only - will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 0900-1700. The location will be determined when we confirm the number of participants. This training is mandatory for all Evacuation, OWCN, and supervisory personnel, but recommended for all returning volunteers. All active returning volunteers are asked to contribute to our training costs through a $50 Annual Training Fee. This helps cover the cost of our overhead training expenses.

Register Here

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