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Wildfire Adapted Partnership: Enabling Wildfire Mitigation in SW Colorado & Investigating How the 416 Fire Influenced Behaviors of Residents

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Co-sponsored by Wildfire Adapted Partnership, Colorado Natural Hazards Center, Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at USUWildfire Adapted Partnership is a nonprofit organization that seeks to protect lives and property from wildfire by inspiring, educating and enabling...

Fire Prevention Education Teams: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Appalachian Wildfires

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

During the Fall of 2016, several southeastern states experienced significant wildfires due to a severe drought and an increased frequency of human-caused wildfires. To address the growing severity of the situation, a multi-state fire prevention strategy was coordinated by an...

Webinar: Firewise Landscaping

Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by JoAnne Skelly, Yvonne Barkley

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of appropriate landscape design, adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your “defensible space”) and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or...

Webinar: Material and Design Considerations for Building in Wildfire Prone Areas

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Quarles

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of adequate vegetation management in the area surrounding your home (i.e., your “defensible space”) and choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building. Steve Quarles has been...

Webinar: Fire Adapted Communities-The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ed Smith

There is more wildfire in our future. The trend is towards an increasing number of acres burned. The likelihood that people will be threatened by wildfire is growing. Unfortunately, many homeowners and their homes are not prepared to survive a wildfire. Do we ignore these...