Fire Prevention Education Teams: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Appalachian Wildfires

July 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am

What will you learn?
Fire Prevention Education Teams (FPET) work with state and local partners to reduce unwanted human-generated fires through various education and outreach activities. During the 2016 Appalachian wildfires, inter-agency FPETs successfully reached approximately 6.68 million people and saved an estimated $11 million through fire prevention efforts. This webinar highlights the methods and lessons learned from this effort. learn more here...

Presenters/Authors:
Paul Gellerstadt, Cooperative Fire, All-Hazard and Prevention Program Manager, US Forest Service, Southern Region
Terri Jenkins, Fire Management Specialist, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Education Credits from the following organizations continuing education programs have been approved or applied for:
Georgia Master Timber Harvester - 1 hour CLE Continuing Logger Ed Credit    [status: Applied For]
New York Logger Training - .25 hour NYLT TLC Credit    [status: Applied For]
Society of American Foresters - 1 hour Category 1 Credit    [status: Applied For]

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Session Details:
Jul 10, 2017 11:00 am US/Eastern     Duration: 01:00 (hh:mm)     Export Event To Calendar
*** Please join the session 15 minutes prior to the start of the webinar. ***

This webinar will be recorded and posted back to the Webinar Portal for on-demand viewing within a week. CEUs are available for on-demand webinars when applicable.

Who should participate?
Fire Professionals
Natural Resource Professionals
Educators
Extension
News/ Media