A free virtual wildfire workshop will be on Aug. 26 and Sept. 9. The workshop was developed by the Boise State Hazard and Climate Resilience Institute, in collaboration with Idaho Firewise, the Fire Adapted Communities Network, and the City of Boise Fire Department.
The workshops will cover:
- wildfire risks in Boise’s Wildland Urban Interface
- where fires have happened before
- what individuals can do to make their homes, neighborhoods and families safer
- the important role individuals play in protecting property and community from wildfire
Virtual workshops will be held noon-1:15 p.m. and 5-6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, and noon-1:15 p.m. and 5-6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9. New dates may be added and updated information will be available on the website.
All attendees will be eligible for a free wildfire home assessment. In addition, all attendees who participate in the pre- and post-workshop survey also will be entered to win a prize. Individuals must be at least 18 years old to take the survey, but kids are welcome to attend the workshop. Prizes include a Yeti cooler, $50 gift card or local wine package.
To find out if you live in the wildland urban interface, type your county or community name here: wildfirerisk.org
Individuals who are interested in hosting a workshop for their neighborhood are encouraged to contact Brittany Brand at email@example.com.