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Jun 11 2015 | 5:30 - 7:00pm MDT

Meeting

Location

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
408 Mason Ct, Fort Collins, CO 80524

As a part of The High Park Fire: A Community Responds project, FCMoD will host a series of six public forums, each focusing on a different aspect of the fire and its aftermath. Each forum will be open to the public, free of charge, and feature different panels of experts with opportunities for discussions and questions and answers.

Space is limited to 80 attendees for each forum, so pre-registration will be required. Please pre-register for each forum individually. The forums will also be aired on Fort Collins City Cable 14 and are available at the website above.

January 15, 2015
Fighting the High Park Fire
Firefighters talk about how a wildland fire is fought, and talk about their experiences with the High Park Fire. Additionally, speakers will offer their perspectives on how future fires might be managed.
View the forum recording

February 12, 2015
Forests, Landscapes, and Changing Realities
What is the role of fire in a natural landscape? How has the landscape changed over time, and what have been the human impacts of fire management in the past and present? What are the implications for the future?
View the forum recording

March 12, 2015
When Wildland Fire Hits Home

Our homes are an integral part of our identities. Where we live, the style of the house, the furnishings and mementos all tie into who we are. But homes in fire-prone landscapes are especially vulnerable to wildland fire. What do we know about home loss and survival in the High Park Fire? What does 'defensible space' really mean?
View the forum recording

April 9, 2015
Recovery

From concerned individuals to large government agencies - and everyone in between - helping people, property, infrastructure, and landscape recover from a wildfire is a massive undertaking that takes years. How did our community respond in the immediate aftermath of the High Park Fire, and what recovery efforts are on-going?

May 14, 2015
Where Do We Go From Here? Part I

Based on discussions and questions that arise in the previous four forums, this forum will provide an opportunity to more deeply explore issues, with the goal of improving cooperation and action between various people and groups affected by this disaster and others.
View the forum recording

June 11, 2015
Where Do We Go From Here? Part II

This final forum will continue to provide an opportunity to more deeply explore issues, with the goal of improving cooperation and action between various people and groups affected by this disaster and others.