Discover the three distinct areas surrounding residences that comprise the home ignition zone and learn the role mitigation and maintenance play in improving the chances of homes surviving a wildfire during the next Ask an Expert workshop on Tuesday, August 16. This one-hour look into the three unique zones will leave you viewing your landscape through a different set of eyes.
The Firewise Ask an Expert 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 hour-long session features a 45-minute wildfire related topic and closes with 15 minutes of questions received directly from live participants.
The Get to Know the Home Ignition Zone session features Ask an Expert guest Gary Marshall, one of NFPA’s Wildfire Field Reps.
Advance registration is required.
Workshop #1 - Wednesday, July 27 at 1pm MDT: Power of Embers with Steve Quarles, PH.D., IBHS Research Center
Workshop #2 - Tuesday, August 16 at 1pm MDT: Home Ignition Zone
Workshop #3 - Thursday, September 16 at Noon MDT: Understanding Insurance in the Wildland Urban Interface
Workshop #4 - Tuesday, October 11 at 11am MDT: Community Risk Reduction Success Stories
Workshop #5 - Wednesday, November 9 at 1pm MDT: Wildland Urban Legends