University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Living With Fire (LWF) Program presents an online workshop series: “Living With Fire Virtual Series.” The online series features one or two monthly workshops from April – October 2021. The series covers presentations about landscaping, wildfire preparedness, fire weather, smoke impacts and more.
The sixth session, “Wildfire Smoke and Health” is July 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Zoom. Chris Smallcomb, National Weather Service – Reno office meteorologist and public information officer will discuss smoke forecasting and models utilized to predict smoke. Brendan Schnieder, air quality specialist with the Washoe County Health District’s Air Quality Management Division will discuss wildfire smoke and health impacts.
REGISTER HERE: bit.ly/WildfireSmokeHealth
The series is part of the Living With Fire Program’s ongoing efforts to provide science-based information on how to live more safely in high wildfire-hazard environments, ultimately helping to save lives, property and homes. Since its inception in 1997, the program has received numerous regional and national awards, and its information has been used in 26 states and 25 countries.
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