Fire Adapted Nevada Summit

February 26 & 27, 2024

Join us for the 2024 Fire Adapted Nevada Summit in Reno!


Learn how to begin or continue your fire adaptation journey in Nevada. Collaborate with other Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN) communities, meet local state and federal firefighting agencies, and learn about grant opportunities to help your community.


Thanks to contributions from FAN partners, registration is FREE and includes materials and meals!


Registration is closed.



What is Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN)?

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Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN) is a multi-agency partnership involving federal, state, county, and local agencies, non-profit organizations and private entities. University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Living With Fire Program is a part of this partnership. FAN’s goal is to support communities as they become fire adapted.




Click the link below to view the agenda for the Summit.



Stay tuned for updates! We’ll be adding details about the agenda in the coming weeks.

Made possible with funding from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) – Nevada and the NV Energy Foundation with additional support from the Nevada Division of Forestry and U.S. Forest Service and the University of Nevada, Reno Extension.

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Where is the Conference?

The Fire Adapted Nevada Summit will be held at the Joe Crowley Student Union (JCSU), room 419 at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Address: 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557

Where to Stay?

We have a room block at the Eldorado Reno Resort Casino at a discounted rate of $85.86/night.

How to get the discounted rate: Call Michele Feemster at 888-889-9338 or email her at [email protected] during business hours Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm. Be sure to notify her that you are with UNR for the Fire Adapted Nevada Summit and would like the discounted rate. 

Airport shuttle: The shuttle arrives at the Reno Tahoe International Airport every 30 minutes. Visit for shuttle information and tracking.

Transportation from Eldorado to the Summit at UNR: A University of Nevada, Reno Extension van will shuttle attendees to and from the Eldorado to UNR. The shuttle will pick up attendees from the Silver Legacy Valet at 7:30 am to arrive at the conference in time for breakfast and check-in. If you would like to ride the Extension shuttle, sign up on your registration form. 

Will there be food?

Yes! We will be serving breakfast on both days and lunch lunch on the 26th. If you have dietary restrictions, please let us know your on your registration form.


Limited Travel Stipends are Available!

Live more than 50 miles away from Reno? If so, we’re offering limited participant travel stipends. If you would like to apply for the participant stipend, email us at [email protected]

Parking at the University of Nevada, Reno

Free parking will be available on the top two levels of the West Stadium Parking Complex.

Parking Pass: Each attendee will need to print a dashboard parking pass and place it within sight for the parking attendants. You will receive a link to download the parking pass after registering for the summit.

Map: To view a map of the West Stadium Parking Complex go to:

Join us for a FAN reception!

Details: February 26, 2024 at 6:00 pm at The Little Waldorf Saloon. Appetizers will be provided. 

Address: 1661 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89503

What to expect: Network with FAN Summit attendees, and the agencies/organizations that are behind FAN.

RSVP: If you would like to attend, please RSVP on your registration form.

Field Trip

Join us for a site visit in Reno area to see an example of community wide fuels-reduction work. More details to come!

When: February 27, 2024 from 12:30-4pm

Claim your spot: Participation in the field trip is limited. If you’re interested in attending, sign up for the field trip on your registration form.


If you have any questions about the Fire Adapted Nevada Summit you can contact us at [email protected]

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If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Paul Lessick, civil rights & compliance coordinator, at least 14 days prior to the scheduled event at 702-257-5577 or [email protected].

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