"The National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise Communities program is hosting a wildfire workshop series to connect wildfire stakeholders with subject matter experts. The series provides free learning opportunities for wildfire stakeholders by connecting them with leading researchers and practitioners in a live, interactive format. Visit the Firewise Communities website to learn more about the series and to register."
- Tuesday, August 16: Get to Know the Home Ignition Zone, 9 a.m. HAST
Speaker: Gary Marshall, NFPA Wildfire Field Rep
"Discover the three distinct areas surrounding structures within a home ignition zone and identify how mitigation and maintenance in each section plays a distinct role in improving survivability during a wildfire. This in-depth look into the three unique distances encompassing a home will have you viewing the landscape through a different set of eyes."
Upcoming Virtual Workshops:
- Thursday, September 15: Understanding Insurance in the Wildland Urban Interface, 8 a.m. HAST
- Tuesday, October 11: Community Risk Reduction Success Stories, 7 a.m. HAST
- Wednesday, November 9: Wildland Urban Legends, 10 a.m. HAST