Wildfire Preparedness from Mauka to Makai Workshop for Natural Resource Managers

  • Waimea Center Conference Room (Upstairs) 65-1144 Mamalahoa Hwy Waimea, HI, 96743 United States

Learn more about wildfire prevention methods and how you can incorporate these strategies into your work and project areas. These wildfire reduction strategies include taking a proactive approach against wildfire to help protect Hawaii’s natural resources, coral reefs, fisheries, water quality and nearshore waters.

Topics include:

·      Firewise principles

·      Methods to help safeguard the natural resources you are working with

·      Data on wildfire occurrences in Hawaii and the impact to natural resources

·      Examples of fire prevention methods and lessons learned

·      Benefits of being proactive

·      Information on sediment impacts to coral reefs

·      Challenges and opportunities to implementing action

·      Available references and new website

·      How fire proof is your area?

 

We will provide education and outreach materials for you to share with your organization, staff and adjacent landowners.

Space is limited please RSVP with Sierra Tobiason tobiason@hawaii.edu or Pablo Beimler pablo@hawaiiwildfire.org by Friday, March 27 to reserve your spot. 

Banner photo: South Kohala Coastal Partnership rallied its partners, including HWMO for a field tour of its post-fire restoration site next to Mauumae Beach.