USDA Forest Service webinar on community wildfire protection planning

Blog Post created by hyltonhaynes Employee on Nov 21, 2013

US FOrest ServiceThe USDA Forest Service is currently offering a "Planning for Growth and Open Space Conservation" webinar series for natural resource professionals, land use planners, private landowners and others to learn from experts about issues facing our open lands.

In Session #19: Community Wildfire Protection Planning; three experts discuss how wildfires have become more intense and frequent due to the lack of forest management, fire management, legacy forest policy and climate change.  During this session three experts discuss what planners and communities need to know to reduce risks of wildfire.