Wildfire in the Northeast - Meeting the Challenge -

Sep 03 2016

Wildfire in the Northeast - Meeting the Challenge -

December 6-8, 2016 Mystic, Connecticut  Northeast Wildfire Workshop Flyer.pdf
An International Wildfire Prevention & Mitigation Workshop

The Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic Forest Fire Protection Compacts are hosting this first of its kind “HOW TO” international workshop, to be held at the Hilton Mystic Hotel. This is an opportunity for community leaders, emergency responders, homeowners, and wildfire professionals to share their knowledge and experience on key wildfire prevention and mitigation issues.

If your WILDFIRE interests include …

Prevention ideas and tips ~ promotional items ~ handouts 

  • Preventing home ignitions, using proven landscaping and construction guidelines
  • Increasing children’s interest in wildfire prevention  What’s new with Smokey Bear 
  • Ways that local fire chiefs can use prevention/mitigation to protect their community 
  • Firewise lessons learned
  • Wildfire history as a tool to predict wildfires in the future 
  • How to influence public opinion and behavior 
  • Techniques for creating better graphics for your prevention/mitigation needs 
  • Increasing situational awareness of wildfire risk, and initiating action
  • Demonstrations ~ from prevention/mitigation-related vendors

Then this Workshop is for you.

Scholarships may be available to help pay for attending the workshop.
For more information contact your state/province representative, listed at: www.NortheastWildfire.org