SALMON, Idaho — (RealEstateRama) — The community of Salmon is invited to attend a Firewise presentation on Sunday, April 28 at the Salmon Grange building from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The presentation will focus on practical principles homeowners can implement to make their property less susceptible to wildfire.

Due to its topography and fuel conditions, people living in areas like Salmon are at a higher wildfire risk. Last year the Salmon-Challis National Forest and BLM lands near Salmon experienced 43 wildfires for 59,565 acres burned.

Firewise is a national, multi-organizational initiative designed to involve homeowners, community leaders, planners, developers and others in the effort to protect homes and businesses from the dangers of wildland fire. Learn how to make your home and landscape less vulnerable to ignition from a wildfire. Develop an evacuation plan to ensure the safety of you, your family, your pets and livestock.

Lemhi Regional Land Trust and the Salmon School Garden will host the event. They will be breaking ground on a Firewise demonstration garden at the Salmon School Garden this spring.

What: Firewise presentation hosted by Lemhi Regional Land Trust
When:  April 28, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Salmon Grange, N Terrace Street, Salmon, ID 83467

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $96 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2017. These activities supported more than 468,000 jobs.

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