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Nevada Wildland Fire Awareness Week May 19 - 25, 2007

Posted 6/1/2007

Nevada's second Wildland Fire Awareness Week is being held to promote awareness, understanding, and action concerning Nevada's wildland fire issues through a coordinated, multi-organizational effort. The goal of this week is to motivate and empower homeowners to take the necessary steps in protecting their homes and communities from the threat of wildlife. Wildlife is a fact of life in Nevada - will your home survive?

Nevada Wildland Fire Awareness Week is sponsored by: Bureau of Land Management; Carson City Fire Department; Eureka County Fire Department; Fire Prevention Association of Nevada; Nevada Association of Counties; Nevada Division of Forestry; Nevada Fire Chiefs Association; Nevada Fire Safe Council; Nevada Insurance Council; Reno Fire Department; North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District; Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators; University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; University of Nevada, Reno Fire Science Academy; USDA Forest Service; and Washoe County.

For more information, contact Sonya Sistare, 775-784-4848, or by email

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