Community Wildfire Mitigation Best Practices (Mitigation Best Practices) is listed as N9073 within the IQCS application. The course is required training for the Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Team Member (WMTM) and Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Team Lead (WMTL) positions with the USFS.
The upcoming fall course takes place over the course of nine weeks and will begin on September 11, 2023.
This national-level training from Coalitions and Collaboratives, Inc. and the USDA Forest Service is designed for current or future mitigation specialists, wildfire program leads, and others who work with residents and their communities to reduce wildfire risk. The Mitigation Best Practices training concentrates on science, methods, and tools that will help you engage communities/residents while also helping you to eliminate ineffective practices.