Wildfires Worldwide: A Path from Risk to Resilience
Mon. 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. MDT
Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense worldwide. Numerous factors—including increased drought and higher temperatures, more people living in the wildland-urban interface, forest planning practices—have led to a longer wildfire season, more damaging fires, and higher costs to property and human life. This session will examine how we can engage communities to limit their risks and increase resilience at every stage of the wildfire lifecycle.