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Fire Across the Pacific: Australia, California and the Climate Crisis - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Credits: None available.

Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $50.00


Within the context of increased wildfire vulnerability in both Australia and California, this session will examine ways each builds resilience within communities vulnerable to wildfire. Through both theoretical and practice-based lenses, the panel will discuss topics ranging between social capital, stewardship and management practices, WUI policies, insurance, and infrastructure.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Gain knowledge of wildfire adaptation and resilient infrastructure planning within the Wildland Urban Interface.
  • Understand of the specific history and causation of Australian bushfires, their parallels with and differences from California wildfires, and the resources, knowledge, practices, and technologies shared between the two.
  • Gain knowledge of risk management, land stewardship, and insurance structures as they relate to establishing resilient and equitable communities within fire adapted landscapes
  • Gain an understanding of the Fire Adaptive Communities, Fire Safe Councils, and the role of social capital in establishing cultural resiliency.



  • 1.00 - PDH

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