Wildland Fire Risk Assessment & Mitigation for Pacific Islands

Jul 17, 2017 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Palehua - 1 Palehua Road, Kapolei, HI 96707

The Pacific Fire Exchange is holding a free all-day workshop & field trip in the Waianae Mountains on Oahu. Learn how conservation and wildfire management coincide and get outside to explore Palehua - a rarely-seen part of the islands. Local land managers will share their first-hand experience in conservation activities as well as preparing for, fighting, and mitigating wildfire.

  • Learn how climate, vegetation, and human activities create hazardous wildfire conditions.
  • Apply fire-related resources and information through a problem-based learning exercise.
  • Understand the challenges of integrating fire management and conservation objectives in the field.
  • Share your own experiences, ideas, and approaches to conservation as well as land and fire management.
A free Hawaii Conservation Conference affiliated event hosted in partnership with Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization and Gill Ewa Lands.
 
For more information and to register, click HERE.