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Home and landscape wildfire defense: lessons learned from the 2017 California wildfire season: Webinar
Jun
13
12:00 PM12:00

Home and landscape wildfire defense: lessons learned from the 2017 California wildfire season: Webinar

For this webinar we’ll talk about key lesson that can be learned from these northern California fires and how we can help our homes and landscapes to become more resilient to wildfires from WUI specialist Yana Valachovic.

Recording and presentation resources are now available.

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Going Firewise and Beyond: The USAA Journey: WUI Webinar
Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Going Firewise and Beyond: The USAA Journey: WUI Webinar

The WUI Webinar series continues with perspectives from the insurance side of WUI protection. Find out how USAA came to offer their Firewise discount, the power of positive incentives in spurring homeowners to take action, the importance of diverse organizations adopting consistent jargon-free messaging, and USAA’s efforts to leverage a shared sense of community to promote mitigation with their members.

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"Living with Wildland fire: Lessons from Fort McMurray" WUI Webinar
Mar
16
11:00 AM11:00

"Living with Wildland fire: Lessons from Fort McMurray" WUI Webinar

Recording now available!

Last spring's Fort McMurray wildfire forced the unprecedented evacuation of 90,000 people, caused insurable losses of about $3.8 billion and dampened Canada's GDP for 2016.  Dr. Mike Flannigan detailed what happened in Fort McMurray and what it told us about coexisting with fire in a flammable landscapes.

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Firewise's " Ask An Expert Virtual Workshop" Webinar line-up announced
Jul
18
2:30 PM14:30

Firewise's " Ask An Expert Virtual Workshop" Webinar line-up announced

The Firewise virtual workshop series provides conference quality, free learning opportunities for wildfire stakeholders, by connecting them with leading researchers and practitioners in a live interactive format. Each session is an hour-long and features a wildfire related topic that closes with questions received directly from participants.

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Land use planning to reduce wildfire risk: Lessons from 5 western cities: Webinar
Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Land use planning to reduce wildfire risk: Lessons from 5 western cities: Webinar

This webinar discusses findings from a project that profiled five urban areas across the west for the most effective land use planning measures to reduce wildfire risk. Examples of the most compelling land use planning tools are summarized and provide an opportunity for others to learn how urban areas in the West are increasingly becoming wildfire-adapted communities.

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Finding the Best Science Available on Fire Ecology and Fire Regimes in Great Basin, California, and Pacific Ecosystems: Webinar
May
2
12:00 PM12:00

Finding the Best Science Available on Fire Ecology and Fire Regimes in Great Basin, California, and Pacific Ecosystems: Webinar

This webinar will discuss two new fire regime publications—Fire Regime Reports and Fire Regime Syntheses—that are now available and spatially searchable in the recently updated user interface for the Fire Effects Information System (FEIS, www.feis-crs.org/feis/)

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Waldo Fire (CO) Case Study & Lessons Learned
Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

Waldo Fire (CO) Case Study & Lessons Learned

Waldo Fire (Colorado) Case Study & Lessons Learned
February 4th, 2016 @ 11AM
Alex Maranghides - Fire Research Division of the National Institute of Standards & Technology

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Maranghides, A., McNamara, D., Vihnanek, R., Rstaino, J., and Leland, C. A Case Study of a Community Affected by the Waldo Fire Event Timeline and Defensive Actions. View PDF>

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