Thu, May 06|
King Conservation District Webinar: Managing Wildfire Risk
Free webinar to learn more about mitigating wildfire!
Time & Location
May 06, 2021, 6:00 PM
About the Event
King Conservation District (KCD) is hosting a free 90-minute webinar “Managing Wildfire Risk to Your Western Washington Home” for King County residents at 6PM on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Register HERE.
Guest speakers include:
- Ashley Blazina, WA Department of Natural Resources (WADNR)
- Matthew Axe, King Conservation District
- Lara Whitley Binder, King County Emergency Management
- Addison Houston Public Health–Seattle & King County, Environmental Health Service Division
Attendees will learn about:
- Western Washington wildfire patterns
- Fire behavior
- Wildland Urban Interface and climate change
- Creating a defensible space around your home
- Writing an evacuation plan
- King County Wildfire Strategy
- Protecting yourself from wildfire smoke
As you know, just this past weekend there were several brush fires on both sides of the mountains, including one in the Green Valley area between Green River and Lake Holm just east of Auburn. The current fire season outlook is trending warmer and drier than normal.