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2013 Backyards & Beyond: Wildland Fire Education


  • Sheraton Hotel Salt Lake City, UT (map)

Presented By: National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association’s Backyards & Beyond conference brings together a diverse audience of leading wildfire experts, Firewise community representatives, community planners, civic leaders, homeowners and residents, insurance professionals, landscape architects and others, and offers attendees a chance to network with like-minded professionals and share best-practices that they can take back to their communities and workplaces.

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A pre-conference workshop, "Assessing Wildfire Hazards in the Home Ignition Zone", will be offered November 12 – 13 with instructors Jack Cohen - Physical Research Scientist, USDA Forest Service - and Pat Durland - President and Wildland Fire Consultant, Stone Creek Fire.

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