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Upcoming Events

Workshop: Austin-Travis County Wildlife Professionals

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, May 5, 2017
Canyon View Event Center
4800 Spicewood Springs Road
Austin, TX 78759

The Austin-Travis County Wildfire Coalition will conduct a workshop about wildfires for those who work in fields related to wildfire issues — arborists, land managers, fire professionals, local officials, emergency management, natural resource protection, park management, forestry, and etc. The course will cover a wide range of topics, including an update on ways the Austin-Travis County Wildfire Coalition members have implemented recommendations of the joint Community WIldfire Protection Plan, finalized in 2014.

The Texas Forest Service also will discuss important topics. Other key topics include:

  • identifying wildfire risk and key actions being taken to protect the public
  • collaborative wildfire planning initiatives
  • modeling fire behavior in a simulation exercise
  • growing Texas and shaded fuel breaks

> To register, contact Linda Haynie at Linda.Haynie@austintexas.gov.
> Read about the Austin Wildfire Division.
> Learn about the CAPCOG Homeland Security Division.