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Request for Proposal – Up In Smoke

By IdahoFirewise | August 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Request for Proposal – Up In Smoke

Don’t Let Your Summer Go Up In Smoke Wildfire Media Campaign Link to review: Request for Proposal

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Idaho Capital Sun, Fire Season Article

By IdahoFirewise | August 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Idaho Capital Sun, Fire Season Article

Brett Van Paepeghem, South Idaho Project Manager for Idaho Firewise, was recently interviewed about the importance of firewise landscaping and taking preventative steps to reduce the risk of loss due to fire. Link to article –Defensible space: Wildfire experts say planning, preparation can reduce the risk of losing homes.

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AmeriCorps Position: Idaho Firewise & Palouse Land Trust

By IdahoFirewise | August 3, 2021 | Comments Off on AmeriCorps Position: Idaho Firewise & Palouse Land Trust

Moscow, IdahoIdaho Firewise in collaboration with Palouse Land Trust is looking for an enthusiastic individual interested in Outreach and Community Engagement. The dates of service for this new position are 11 months, between September 2021 and August 2022, actual dates TBD. To learn more about this position and how to apply, please review the position…

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Virtual Talk with Brett Van Paepeghem

By IdahoFirewise | June 25, 2021 | Comments Off on Virtual Talk with Brett Van Paepeghem

Idaho Firewise presents a Lunch n’ Learn Virtual Talk with Brett Van Paepeghem, South Idaho Project Manager with Idaho Firewise. Brett will discuss how to mitigate the risk of wildfire to your home and property by utilizing firewise principles. Brett will also highlight specific fire-resistant plants that work well for Idaho. Tuesday, July 6, 2021…

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Neighborhood Chipping Event

By Idaho Firewise Andrea | June 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Neighborhood Chipping Event

Bring your limbs/branches to this free chipping event brought to you by Idaho Firewise and the Idaho Department of Lands. Chipper Location: Idaho Department of Lands1806 Main AveSt. Maries, ID 83861 Saturday & Sunday, June 26-27, 202110 am – 4 pm

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Firewise Gardening Incentive Program, Ada County, WUI

By Idaho Firewise Andrea | May 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Firewise Gardening Incentive Program, Ada County, WUI

The City of Boise and partners have collaborated to create the Firewise Gardening Incentive Program which educates and encourages WUI residents to be mindful of flammable plant material surrounding their home. Participants of the program will be eligible for a free plant from either Idaho Firewise or Draggin’ Wing High Desert Nursery! How to qualify…

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2021 Southwest Idaho Fire Adapted Communities (FAC) Forum

By Idaho Firewise Andrea | April 29, 2021 | Comments Off on 2021 Southwest Idaho Fire Adapted Communities (FAC) Forum

Registration for the 2021 Southwest Idaho FAC Forum is now open! Attendees who register early (by May 11) will receive a forum goody bag in the mail. This year’s forum will be hosted as a virtual event on May 19-20th, 8:30 am-12 pm. To register, please visit: Registration for 2021 SW Idaho FAC Forum To…

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Meet Emma Sondker, AmeriCorps Member

By Idaho Firewise Andrea | April 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Meet Emma Sondker, AmeriCorps Member

My name is Emma Sondker and I am the new AmeriCorps member of Idaho FireWise. I am serving for the next 5.5 months on a joint project of the Palouse Land Trust and Idaho FireWise. My official title is the Outreach and Community Engagement Assistant. I started serving near the end of March and am…

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Virtual Talk with Jennifer Russell

By Idaho Firewise Andrea | April 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Virtual Talk with Jennifer Russell

Idaho Firewise presents a Lunch n’ Learn Virtual Talk with Jennifer Russell from the Idaho Department of Lands, Fire Management Bureau. Jennifer will discuss burn permit details and how to safely burn debris on your land. Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – 12:00/1:00 PM PT/MT To register, please visit: Registration for Virtual Talk with Jennifer Russell

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Virtual Talk with Chuck Redman

By Idaho Firewise Andrea | March 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Virtual Talk with Chuck Redman

Idaho Firewise presents a Lunch n’ Learn Virtual Talk with Chuck Redman from the National Weather Service. Chuck will discuss the 2021 fire season outlook as well as providing details about red flag warnings and what they mean. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – 12:00 PM MDT To register, please visit: Registration for Virtual Talk with…

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