Sacramento Mtns. Wildland Fire Information and Prevention Forum

2011 WILDFIRE SEASON Could this be the driest Fire Season ever recorded in the Sacramento Mountains? Find out the answer to this and many other critical questions during the 5th annual Sacramento Mountains Wildland Fire Information and Prevention Forum. This year, the forum will be held at the Cloudcroft High School in the Commons area on Saturday, April 30 beginning at 10:00 am. Formal presentations and discussions are scheduled from 10:00 until 12:00 noon. Individual political and administrative officials will be on hand to discuss issues and answer questions thereafter. We will also have local Thinning Contractors and Forest Health Officials on site to help you begin, or continue, the process of being “Fire Wise”.
There will be a number of Guest speakers, Presenters and Vendors some of which include:
• U.S. Forest Service – Fire Restrictions, Slash Pit, Potential Forest Closure
• N.M. State Forestry – Fire Staffing, Fire remediation for the home
• Village of Cloudcroft – “Red X” program, Evacuation
• Otero County – Wildfire Computer Simulation, Reverse 911
• Public Schools – School Evacuation, EOC Shelter agreement
• Local Utilities – Electrical, Propane, Water preparedness
• Sacramento Senior Center – Information and Special Needs Awareness
• Local and County Fire Departments – Preparedness, Evacuation information
• Law Enforcement – Fire Restriction enforcement, Traffic
• Chamber of Commerce – Emergency Actions to further promote Tourism