Lake Tahoe Wildfire Summit agenda

Read and download the 2011 Tahoe Wildfire Summit Impact Report .

9:00— 9:15      Welcome and logistics

9:15— 10:00     Fire regimes and forest restoration in the Lake Tahoe Basin pdf , Hugh Safford - Vegetation Ecologist for the US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region

10:00— 10:30   Four Years after the Angora fire- Lessons Learned pdf , Jeff Michael—Chief, Lake Valley Fire Protection District, South Lake Tahoe CA

10:30—10:45 Break and Vendor Show

10:45— 11:30 Concurrent Sessions (indoors)

A: Reducing the vulnerability of the built environment pdf Steve Quarles—Wood Durability Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension

B: Local forest fuel treatments and goals pdf Norb Szczurek - Fuels Management Division, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Incline Village, NV

C: Wildfire behavior and suppression pdf Kyle Jacobson and John Washington—USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

11:30— 1:15 Concurrent Field Trips (with lunch outdoors)

A: Walking tour of nearby community to view home construction: Steve Quarles - UC Coop. Extension

B: Walking tour of thinning project at Granlibakken resort: John Pickett—Tahoe Douglas FPD, Ron Parson—Granlibakken manager

C: Driving tour to the Washoe fire: Beth Brady—USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

1:15—1:30 Return to Granlibakken

1:30— 2:15 15 Reasons People Don’t Do Defensible Space pdf —Ed Smith, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

2:15— 3:15 Fire District Break-out Sessions

3:15— 3:45 Wrap up and Evaluation

3:45— 4:30 Ask an Expert / Vendor Session

Social Hour—No Host Bar Open at 4:00, Raffle at 4:30