Wildfire Network promotes firefighter safety, vocational job and business creation, and youth education in pursuit of community wildfire resiliency.
Wildfire Network’s purpose is to develop unique wildfire and forest related education and outreach programs to the public and assist wildland urban interface (WUI) communities in risk mitigation and forest health efforts by becoming a single point of contact for program and funding support provided by federal, state and local agencies. Wildfire Network will train and develop certification processes for youth in wildland and forest health issues, become a resource of education, training and certification for private forest contractors, train and manage qualifications for prescribed fire practitioners, create education programs for K-12 students and educators, and encourage business and employment opportunities in wildfire mitigation and fire and forest related endeavors.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.