2017 national Wildfire Mitigation Awards nominations being accepted

Blog Post created by cathyprudhomme Employee on Sep 19, 2016

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Leaders, innovators and pioneers - stand up and be recognized for your wildfire mitigation achievements! Nominations for the annual 2017 national Wildfire Mitigation Awards is now open and will be accepted through October 30, 2016. The national awards recognize outstanding wildfire mitigation efforts that increase community wildfire risk reduction activities.


The awards are sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the USDA Forest Service. In honoring outstanding achievements, the awards create awareness of the value, benefits and importance of wildfire mitigation.


Award Designations:

  • National Wildfire Mitigation Award
  • National Mitigation Hero Award
  • National Special Recognition Mitigation Award


Nominate an individual, agency (federal, state or local) or organization that has made an outstanding contribution(s) resulting in significant impacts in wildfire mitigation. Read the full criteria outline and guidelines to learn more.


The awards will be presented at the annual Wildland-Urban Interface Conference on March 22, 2017, in Reno, Nevada.


Take this opportunity to promote and get recognition for successful mitigation projects. Learn more about the award and last year's recipients.