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National Extension Wildland Fire Initiative

National  Extension Wildland Fire Initiative

On October 17, 2018 the National Extension Wildland Fire Initiative (NEWFI) became the fourth initiative to be endorsed and approved by the ANREP Executive Committee. Goals: Promote and facilitate a Cooperative Extension system-wide response to wildland fire issues; Provide professional development opportunities for ANREP members and non-members through training opportunities to expand members’ knowledge base so that they are able to more effectively serve their clientele; Develop educational materials (using various print and electronic media) to meet the needs of various Extension clientele; Help to implement goals and actions within the 2018-2022 RREA Strategic Plan as they relate to wildland fire and natural resources; Create opportunities to work together to develop programs, initiatives, and sharing of information on wildland fire Extension programming occurring across the country; Increase involvement of Extension professionals in wildland fire issues most relevant to their local areas, including wildfire response and safety and promoting the safe and effective use of prescribed fire; and Promote involvement of extension professionals in fire research teams and expand dissemination of fire science research results.

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