If you’ve spent any time in Idaho during the late summer, then you’ve undoubtedly experienced the smoke caused by wildfires. Learn ways to create survivable space that reduces the risk of wildfire damage to your home. Idaho Firewise is a non-profit organization that coordinates, supports, and promotes wildland fire education. Join the Firewise staff as they discuss principles of flammable materials in your yard and the concept of firewise landscape zones. Participants will learn which plants to avoid as well as recommended plants that are more fire-resistant. Design elements such as plant placement, mulch recommendations and maintenance tips for increased fire resilience will also be addressed.
For more information about Idaho Firewise, you can visit their website at https://idahofirewise.org/