Application deadline for national Wildfire Mitigation Awards - Oct.30

Blog Post created by cathyprudhomme Employee on Oct 20, 2016

Wildfire leaders, innovators and pioneers – this is your opportunity to be recognized for your outstanding mitigation achievements! Nominations for the 2017 Wildfire Mitigation Awards accepted through Sunday, October 30, 2016.


Sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the USDA Forest Service, the Wildfire Mitigation Awards are the highest honor one can receive for outstanding work and significant program impact in wildfire preparedness and mitigation.


Award categories include:

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


These awards are designed to recognize outstanding service in wildfire preparedness and safety across a broad spectrum of activities and among a variety of individuals and organizations!


Learn more about the award criteria and submit a nomination by October 30. The awards will be presented in Reno, NV, at the Wildland-Urban-Interface Conference in March 2017.


For more information contact Meghan Rhodes at MRhodes@iafc.og or 703-896-4839.