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Thu, Jul 13



Fire-Wise Smoke and Readiness Workshop

No Community Left Behind. Join Chelan County Natural Resources Department along with many other organizations for a community engagement event to raise public awareness around actions people can take to protect themselves and their property from wildfire risk and smoke exposure.

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Fire-Wise Smoke and Readiness Workshop
Fire-Wise Smoke and Readiness Workshop

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Wenatchee, 3 N Worthen St, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA

About The Event

This event will feature a series of speakers sharing information about the risks of wildfires and smoke exposure, and what people can do to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their properties. There will be booths with free masks, family friendly activities, and information around topics that span the range of human health, fuels reduction and home preparedness, evaluation procedures, and climate resilience hubs. Come join us for an evening of learning and help us make Chelan County more Fire-Wise and Smoke-Ready!


4:00-4:30 pm Welcome and Booth Fair


4:30-4:45 pm  - What are the impacts of smoke on human health?- Kent Sisson, Chelan-Douglas Health District

4:45-5:00 pm  - Pillowcase Project and Live Box Fan Demonstration - Café Wenatchee

5:00-5:15 pm  - Evacuation Protocols - Jason Reinfeld, Chelan County Emergency Management

5:15-5:30 pm - Resident and Community Wildfire Resilience - Joe Hill, Cascadia Conservation District

5:30-5:45 pm - Biochar Applied Research and Development (BARD) Project - Tom McCoy, C6 Forest to Farm

5:45-6:00 pm - CHAI Program and Climate Resiliency Hubs - Marnie Boardman, DOH; and Corrina Farho, Gonzaga University

6:00-6:30 pm Chat and Mingle

6:30 pm Adjourn

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