2021 Living With Fire Virtual Series

December 7th, 2021

Below are the recordings and presentations from the  “Living With Fire Virtual Series”, part of Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign, 2021. Session 1: Firewise Landscaping  Reduce the threat of wildfire…

Living With Fire & COVID-19: Outreach During a Pandemic

May 29th, 2020

I’m Megan Kay, the outreach coordinator for the Living With Fire Program, which is part of University of Nevada, Reno Extension. Due to COVID-19, the University and our office have…

Online Resources for Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month – Living With Fire Conversations

May 15th, 2020

Wildfire knows no boundaries – make yours. This is the theme for Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month (NWAM) this May, occurring during a time when everyone is trying to set health boundaries…

6 Questions We Asked the New Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Coordinator

April 9th, 2020

Marc Titus, the new executive coordinator at the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities. The Living With Fire Program works in partnership with the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities…

Six ways to Prepare Now for Wildfire

June 29th, 2018

“Once I saw the plume of smoke I quickly determined a list of to-go bag items and removed the dead plants from my deck.” This was the beginning of a…

Creative Methods to Reduce the Risk of Wildfire

May 30th, 2018

For two years now, a community leader in my neighborhood and I have wanted to reduce the risk of wildfire in our community. The problem was that many of the…

Preparing for Wildfire is More Than Evacuation and Defensible Space

September 19th, 2017

Having spent the majority of my life in Nevada, I’ve seen my share of wildfires. Growing up, I remember helping my father pick the weeds from the common area behind…

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Inventory my belongings?

September 14th, 2016

If a fire destroyed your home, would you be able to remember the estimated value and age of all your possessions for insurance purposes? Yea, me neither! Since September is…

Am I Prepared for Wildfire?

July 9th, 2015

To-go bag essentials I was talking with my friend, Jed Horan, from the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District and he suggested I write a blog on the importance of…

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