2013 Fire Season Event & Activity Map

Everyone has a role to play in preparing their families, neighborhoods, and communities. Check out this map to see the events and activities planned in your area!

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Volunteer Fire Department Clam BakePhilipsburg, MT
Date: 5/24/2013
Description : Support the Philipsburg, Montana Volunteer Fire Department by attending the Fireman's Clam Bake from 6pm to 8pm at the new fire hall.
Contact: Jim Jenner, jim@paccomfilms.com
http://www.visitphilipsburg.com/philipsburg-events/event.php?eid=58
Hi-Line Wildfire Education DayMalta, MT
Date: 5/14/2013
Description : The Hi-Line Wildfire education day will bring together agencies from across the state as well as school-aged children from Saco to Malta to learn about wildfire preparedness and mitigation. The event will be held at the Milk River Pavilion. A number of agencies are involved, including but not limited to: Phillips County Disaster and Emergency Services, Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Bureau of Land Management, FireSafe Montana, and more!
Contact: Crystal Beckman, DNRC Fire Prevention & Investigation Program Coordinator , 406-542-4251
http://dnrc.mt.gov/forestry/fire/prevention/
Wildfire Awareness Week Press Conference & Kick OffHelena, MT
Date: 6/3/2013
Description : Agencies from across Montana will join Governor Steve Bullock in a press conference kicking off 2013 Wildfire Awareness Week to run from June 3-9, 2013. Be Aware. Prepare. Do.
Contact: Jennifer Mayberry, FireSafe Montana Executive Director, execdir@firesafemt.org
http://www.firesafemt.org
Seeley Lake Landowner FireSafe WorkshopSeeley Lake, MT
Date: 6/6/2013
Description : The Clearwater Resource Council will host a fuel-reduction event for homeowners.
Contact: Roger Marshall, 406-754-3137
https://crcmt.org/home.php
Whitefish FireSafe CouncilWhitefish, MT
Date: 6/6/2013
Description : Whitefish FireSafe Council will host a community meeting addressing evacuation safey, local fire behavior, and share reports from local FireWise communities.
http://wafsc.com/
Swan Valley Landowner FireSafe WorkshopSwan Valley, MT
Date: 6/7/2013
Description : Swan Ecosystem Center will host a Landowner FireSafe workshop at the Swan Valley Community Hall. Attendees will learn how to manage forest land to reduce the risk of wildfire and improve the health and vigor of trees. Additional land stewardship opportunities will be discussed and will be followeed by a tour of completed projects in the valley. RSVP required.
Contact: Roger Marshall, 406-754-3137
http://www.swanecosystemcenter.org/Fire.php
BLM Eastern Field Office Prevention and Mitigation TipsMiles City, MT
Date: 6/3/2013
Description : The BLM Eastern Field Office is spearheading the effort to distribute important tips for Montanans on wildfire mitigation, prevention, and preparation.
Contact: Carmen Thomason, 406-896-2836
http://www.blm.gov/mt/st/en/fo/billings_field_office.html
Red Lodge Fire Department Open HouseRed Lodge, MT
Date: 6/8/2013
Description : The Red Lodge Fire Department will host an open house featuring presentations on local fire behavior, the ready-set-go program, the outcomes of the Waldo Canyon fire, and more!
Contact: Jon Trapp, 406-425-3175
http://www.redlodgefire.com/
Kootenai Wildland Fire ChallengeLibby, MT
Date: 6/15/2013
Description : The Kootenai Wildland Fire Challenge event will raise money for the National Wildland Firefighter Foundation. The event will debut the Lincoln County educational fire trailer and feature team competitions and youth activities.
Contact: Janette Turk, United States Forest Service, jturk@fs.fed.us
http://www.wffoundation.org/news.asp?NewsID=251
Mitigation Bus TourTroy, MT
Date: TBD
Description : The date for the Mitigation Bus Tour is TBD. This tour will take place in Troy and highlight successful homeowner mitigation projects. The event will be followed by a BBQ and will include information on creating survivable space and available mitigation services.
Contact: Lisa Osborn, United States Forest Service, losborn@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/kootenai/about-forest/offices
Park County Farmers Market SponsorshipLivingston, MT
Date: 6/19/2013
Description : The Park County FireSafe Coalition will be sponsoring the Livingston Farmers Market. Coalition members will be on hand to share fire awareness information and reosurces with residents.
Contact: Greg Coleman, Park County Fire Warden, gcoleman@parkcounty.org
http://firesafemt.org/park-county-firesafe-coalition/
Glacier County FireSafe CouncilEast Glacier, MT
Date: 6/22/2013
Description : Glacier County Fire Safe Council will be promoting wildfire awareness at the East Glacier Lodge Centennial celebration. Glacier Park Inc., Blackfeet Fire, BNSF, East Glacier Fire, and Smokey Bear will be on hand to share information.
Contact: Bruce Running Crane, Blackfeet Fire Prevention, brucerc@blackfeetfire.org
http://firesafemt.org/glacier-firesafe/
Fire Ready Montana Great Falls Voyagers SponsorshipGreat Falls, MT
Date: 6/27/2013
Description : Representatives from the Governor's Office of Community Service and local agencies will be on hand at the game to distribute fire preparedness information.
Contact: Katie Gallagher, Governor's Office of Community Service, 406-444-1718, kgallagher@mt.gov
http://ready.mt.gov/
Volunteer Fire Department Bobble Head EventMissoula, MT
Date: 7/12/2013
Description : There will be a bobblehead night at the Missoula Osprey game, when the tradition of fire prevention education continues with a Volunteer Fireman bobblehead giveaway to th efirst 750 fans through the gates!
Contact: Crystal Beckman, DNRC Fire Prevention & Investigation Program Coordinator , 406-542-4251
http://dnrc.mt.gov/forestry/fire/prevention/
Get Ready, Judith GapJudith Gap, MT
Date: 5/24/2013
Description : This community-wide preparedness event includes presentations from the following organizations, American Red Cross of Montana, Governor's Office of Community Service, Wheatland County Public Health, Wheatland County Public Health, BNSF, NW Energy, and more! There will also be displays and networking opportunities.
Contact: Kevin Murszweski, American Red Cross of Montana, kevin.murszweksi@redcross.org
http://www.redcross.org/montana
Get Ready, CascadeCascade, MT
Date: 8/10/2013
Contact: Kevin Murszweski, American Red Cross of Montana, kevin.murszweksi@redcross.org
http://www.redcross.org/montana
Fire Ready Montana Billings Mustangs SponsorshipBillings, MT
Date: 8/21/2013
Description : Representatives from the Governor's Office of Community Service and local agencies will be on hand at the game to distribute fire preparedness information.
Contact: Katie Gallagher, Governor's Office of Community Service, 406-444-1718, kgallagher@mt.gov
http://ready.mt.gov/
West Yellowstone Mitigation & Preparedness EventWest Yellowstone, MT
Date: 8/24/2013
Description : A community-based event will be held to recognize the 1988 fire in and around Yellowstone National Park and highlight local mitigation activities and opportunities.
Contact: Marianne Baumberger, United States Forest Service South Central Montana, mbaumberger@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.usda.gov/gallatin
Fire Ready Montana Helena Brewers Sponsorship1300 N. Ewing Street
Helena, MT
Date: 8/12/2013
Description : Representatives from the Governor's Office of Community Service and local agencies will be on hand at the game to distribute fire preparedness information.
Contact: Katie Gallagher, Governor's Office of Community Service, 406-444-1718, kgallagher@mt.gov
http://ready.mt.gov/
Learning from the Waldo Canyon Fire55 S. Rodney Avenue
Helena, MT
Date: 6/4/2013
Description : Guests from Colorado Springs Fire Department will share information and lessons learned from last years' devestating Waldo Canyon Fire.
Contact: Pat McKelvey, Tri-County FireSafe Working Group, 406-442-8225
http://firesafemt.org/tri-county-firesafe/
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