Wildfires in the West

The threat of wildfires impacts camps in the west more each year.  This webinar explores wildland fire preparation, response and recovery from four critical perspectives: Public Policy, Fire Service, Insurance and Camp Experience.   Our panel of experts will answer your questions and provide insight and practical information for camps to proactively manage the risks associated with wildfire.  We will also dedicate time for participants to share their own knowledge and learn from each other in a virtual meet up discussion at the end of the event.  This program is designed with western region camps in mind and all are welcome.

By the end of the webinar participant will learn to:

  1. Identify gaps in coverage.
  2. Utilize resources for safety planning.
  3. List prevention steps and recovery strategies.
  4. Understand how to adjust current plans regarding training, practice, fuel mitigation and support.
  5. Expand network to share knowledge and resources.
  6. Increase understanding of current and proposed public policy and regulation- state, local and federal.
CECs: 
1.0
Presenter: 
Wildfires in the West Team

Cost

$39 Member; $74 Nonmember

Presenter Bio(s)

  • Debbie Freeland Area Senior Vice President, Loss Control and Senior Fire Protection Engineer, Gallagher Risk Management Consulting
  • Darrow Milgrim, CIC, AAI, CSRM National Director, Independent Schools and Camp Programs
  • Jason Grissom, CRM, Consulting Technical Director, The Redwoods Group
  • Michael Jensen, Associate Professor and County Extension Director, Pend Oreille County Extension
  • Sharon Kosch, ACA National government affairs
  • Jane Sanborn, ACA National government affairs
  • Queron Smith, Regional Director-Underwriting, Northeast/west Regions, The Redwoods Group