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Online – Wildfire Community Preparedness Symposium “From at Risk to Empowered”
April 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Austin Fire Department Wildfire Division will discuss how to prepare your home and neighborhood for Wildfire.
Listen to subject matter experts about your Wildfire Risk, investigate actions to take on your own property, and network with community leaders.
- Facilitation by AFD Division Chief Carrie Stewart
- Introduction by AFD Fire Chief Joel Baker
- Session 1: Austin At-Risk
- First speaker: Kelly Pohl, Associate Director, Headwaters Economics: Austin’s Risk
- Second speaker: Nate Casebeer, GIS Analyst, AFD’s Wildfire Division: Austin’s Risk Maps and Online Tools
- Session 2: Empowered in Austin -Subject Matter Experts for the Panel Discussion
- Annie Schmidt, Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network
- Kari Hines, Texas A&M Forest Service
- Justice Jones, AFD’s Wildfire Division
- Dr. Joyce Statz, Austin Area Firewise Alliance Ambassador