Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition is launching a new program that allows residents to learn from and engage with local experts about topics related to wildfire. The Learning Network will consist of monthly virtual meetings that are free and available to the public, all one has to do is complete the Learning Network contact form to receive an invitation to the events.
The first Learning Network session will be held on Tuesday, April 19th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Experts from the National Weather Service will offer a community briefing of the upcoming fire weather forecast, and Grand Valley Power will share free things you can do to prepare your family and your home for wildfire season.
April 19th, 6:00-7:00 PM
National Weather Service- Fire Weather Forecast
Grand Valley Power- Free things you can do to prepare your family and home
May 17th, 6:00-7:00 PM
Bureau of Land Management- Fire Science and Behavior- know your risk factors
June 21st, 6:00-7:00 PM
Mesa County Sheriff’s Office- Preventing wildfires
Grand Junction Fire Department- How to make a wildfire plan with your family
July 19th, 6:00-7:00 PM
How to form a neighborhood wildfire team
August 16th, 6:00-7:00 PM
An Overview of Fire Risk in Mesa County
Two Rivers Wildfire Coalition is a collaborative non-profit focused on protecting Mesa County communities and natural resources by bolstering wildfire preparedness mitigation, response, and recovery efforts. With over 15 federal, state, local, non-profit, and private agencies working together, the group looks forward to completing more mitigation and education projects in the area in the coming year.
For more information on the Learning Network, contact 970-697-7052.