National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day: Project Ideas

Project ideas courtesy of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network.

National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day (prep day) provides an opportunity to engage individuals in your community in learning about wildfire resilience and mitigation on the first Saturday in May. Prep day is planned across the nation in accordance with the National Wildfire Protection Association.

This “menu” of prep day activities is designed to help you choose a project that will meet the needs of your community. Download the full project menu PDF here.

Do residents and safety vehicles have adequate ingress and egress into your neighborhood?

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Fuel reduction treatments around the home can be highly effective

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Home Hazard Assessments will help you identify where your risks may lie so you can address them. We recommend using the booklet and HHA guide here.

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Simple steps such as landscaping can make a big difference

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Knowledge is key!

for adults…

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As well as children!

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There are many more project ideas found in this document, including trail runs to raise awareness, community wildfire mitigation fairs, hosting an evening with fire personnel, and much more! Download the preparedness day menu and get to work planning today!

This menu was compiled by the Fire Adapted CommunitiesLearning Network.