Wildfire Preparedness Day
10:00 AM10:00

Wildfire Preparedness Day

Wildfire Preparedness Day -May 4th 2019

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is an annual campaign that encourages people to come together on a single day to take action to reduce their wildfire risk. As an ambassador organizing an event in your community is a strong step to take toward making your neighborhood more fire adapted. These events can take many forms, from hosting a potluck and talking about making your home more resistant to wildfire to renting a chipper and having your community come together to remove woody waste. For more information, ideas of events, and resources go to the NFPA website.

$500 Mini grants available

NFPA and State Farm offer $500 grants to fund wildfire risk reduction activities. Check this link below for information about applying.


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Fire Season Prep and Bi-Monthly  Ambassador Meeting
5:30 PM17:30

Fire Season Prep and Bi-Monthly Ambassador Meeting

  • Santa Fe Fire Department Station 3 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With wildfire season on the horizon we’ll talk about preparing for fires and planning for community action on Wildfire Preparedness Day in May.


  • How to prepare for wildfire season

    • Walk through the Ready Set Go program

    • How can ambassadors spread the information from this program and about fire preparedness generally?

    • What is working or not working in your community?

    • Overview of some of the materials and programs available

  • Develop plans for Wildfire Preparedness Day on May 4th 

    • Plan an event in your community

    • Use the lead up to preparedness day as a chance to spread information

For more information visit the Ambassador Toolkit page here.


If you’d like to apply for an NFPA mini grant of $500 to support your action for Wildfire Preparedness Day the application deadline is March 1, 2019. Visit the NFPA website for more information: https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Campaigns/National-Wildfire-Community-Preparedness-Day/Apply-for-an-award

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