Conservation Training

Wildfire Risk and Prevention in Manitowish Waters

March 30, 2023

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: NLDC Main Lodge

Every year, devasting wildfires burn across the United States. At the same time, a growing number of people are living or buying second homes where wildfires are a real risk. While these fires will continue to happen, there are things you can do to protect your home and neighborhood as well as your family’s safety. Did you know, wildfires happen in Wisconsin? In Vilas County alone, there were 39 fires in 2022 and 1 structure was lost in these fires. The Town of Manitowish Waters is at high risk for wildfires. Join Laura Hayes. Wildland Urban Interface Specialist for the WI DNR, where we will be talking about the wildfire risk in Wisconsin, Vilas County and the Town of Manitowish Waters. We will learn what we as property owners can do to protect our homes and property and decrease our overall wildfire risk. Join us for a little trivia and a presentation on your wildfire risk!