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Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Summit, 2020

November 13th, 2020

The Network's First Virtual Summit The theme for the 2020 Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Summit is "Creating the Toolbox for a Fire Adapted Nevada." Date: Thursday, December 3,…

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…

WILDFIRE! Prepare. Anticipate. Evacuate.

April 25th, 2017

So often we think of wildfires in terms of how many acres burned or which roads are closed. But for some, those caught in the middle, it’s more a matter…

Video Blog: Learned lessons from defensible space inspection

January 12th, 2017

Recently, I had a defensible space inspection performed on my property by Nevada Division of Forestry’s fire protection officer, Chanse Hunwardsen. Chanse noted some problem areas that I have previously…

Defensible Space Inspection Q&A Video Blog

December 5th, 2016

Defensible space inspections are performed around a home to note areas in need of mitigation in order to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire. Watch the video as outreach coordinator,…

Igniting a Friendly Fire

October 10th, 2016

Photograph courtesy of North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Have you seen smoke in the distance and a sign on the road that states, “Prescribed Fire Do Not Report”? Typically…

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