Becoming Firewise: Fire resistant landscapes and homes class
Description: This Free class teaches techniques and practices for protecting your home and property from damage associated with fire outside the home, especially wildfire. It covers:
- Fire safe practices around the home to prevent fires
- The basics of fire behavior as applied to the “Home Ignition Zone”
- Landscaping techniques
- Plant selection
- Construction choices
There are steps that all home and property owners can take that can pay huge dividends. We’ll break down the barriers and explore ways to reduce your risk and keep your infrastructure and community safer from fire. Learning materials will be provided plus there will be Door Prizes!
Guest Speakers: John Rizza, Regional Fire Specialist, Northeast Oregon, Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire Program, Oregon State University Extension Service, and Al Crouch, Fire Mitigation Specialist, Vale District Bureau of Land Management.
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Boulevard
Science Center Room 104
Ontario, OR 97914