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April 2019

Trailer Safety & Maneuvering Course

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway
Napa, CA United States
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$20.00

This class is to prepare and certify volunteers to haul animals in trailers during emergencies, as well as for all related animal transportation activities. Required for Trailer drivers, recommended for pilot car and general transportation drivers.

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Large Animal Shelter Operations and Shelter In Place

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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Procedures for setting up and operating emergency shelter for large animals: Bio-security, Forms, Nutrition, Intake and Discharge, Animal Identification, and more. Required for Large Animal Shelter and Shelter-In-Place volunteers, but recommended for all volunteers. RSVP to info@napacart.org

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May 2019

Field Ops Work Day and Chainsaw Demo

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
3198 Silverado Trail, 3198 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558 United States
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We need help going through our cargo trailers to inventory and label all contents. We also need help organizing and collating forms, making signage and more. Get yourself familiarized with our trailers and the contents. For those that are interested, Allen Harrison will also provide a proper chainsaw handling demonstration. RSVP to info@napacart.org

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Dispatch and Hotline

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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Learn about the set up procedures and operations of a Dispatch and Hotline center, a crucial element for successful evacuations. Required for volunteers interested in assisting with Dispatch, Hotline and Communications, but recommended for all. RSVP to info@napacart.org

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Disaster Preparedness Town Hall Community Event

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CIA at Copia Theater, 500 First Street
Napa, CA 94558
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Napa County officials, Napa CART, and JARR, along with other animal rescue organizations in Napa Valley, have been evaluating disaster response. Much of this evaluation has focused on improving animal outcomes in future disasters through better preparedness of individual animal owners. Join us, as we highlight aspects of individual disaster planning and preparedness that can help provide a better outcome for you and your animals! Speakers to include: U.S. Representative Mike Thompson; John Madigan BS, DVM, MS, distinguished Professor, UC Davis; Monica Stevens, Co-Founder,…

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June 2019

Field Operations

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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Learn step-by-step Napa CART operating procedures for evacuation and shelter-in-place from incident outbreak through deployment, field activities, forms, debriefing, demobilization, and recovery. Required for Evacuation and Shelter-In-Place volunteers. RSVP to info@napacart.org. 

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July 2019

Communications Operations

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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A general overview of radio anatomy and operations, with some hands on practice and exercises. Required for those interested in evacuation and shelter in place, but encouraged for all volunteers, especially those working in shelters, as radios will be used in various roles.  This will be a collaborative training between Napa CART and Napa CERT. RSVP to info@napacart.org.

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August 2019

Activation Drill

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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Put your skills to the test in a simulated disaster exercise.

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All-Hazards Health & Safety Awareness

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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$25.00

This 2-hour class covers basic safety and situational awareness in Wild land and Suburban fire, flood, earthquake and other disasters. Other topics include natural/propane gas, power line and hazardous material safety. Enrollment is open to anyone interested in Volunteer Disaster Service Work, stable farm, sanctuary, animal shelter, other facility managers and workers, and anyone interested in being safer during and after a disaster. A certificate of completion will be awarded to students at the end of class. Instructor: Gary Johnson…

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September 2019

Safe Animal Handling and Vitals

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association, 1200 Foster Rd
Napa, 94558 United States
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Learn to take an animal’s temperature, pulse, respiration rate and use a stethoscope to listen to heart, lungs, and digestive system. These skills will help you become a more active partner with your veterinarian and are required for some shelter, SIP and evacuation volunteers. RSVP to info@napacart.org.

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