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Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future 5/30/19

WilderThanWild

Join North Tahoe Fire, Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities, and UC Davis TERC for the award-winning documentary "Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future" on Friday, May 10 starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by a panel discussion at 6:30 p.m.
Wilder Than Wild is a one-hour documentary that reveals how fire suppression and climate change have exposed Western landscapes to large, high-intensity wildfires. The film goes on to explore strategies that are being developed to help mitigate the impact of these fires. Watch trailer here or learn more at www.wilderthanwildfilm.org.
The screening is part of a larger effort to engage communities in conversations about the future of wildfire. A panel featuring North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, U.S. Forest Service, Washoe County Emergency Management, Washoe County Sherriff's Office, Washoe County Search & Rescue, and NV Energy will follow the screening.

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District recognizes the importance of building community awareness about mitigation strategies in this new age of wildfire. This event is one of several educational community events planned during the summer months around the Lake Tahoe basin. Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness month is in June, there will be many opportunities and activities to learn more about wildfire safety.

Future screenings will also be held:
Screening date: June 6, 2019
Location: Homewood Resort, 5145 W Lake Blvd., Homewood, CA 96141
Screening date: June 13, 2019
Location: North Tahoe Events Center, Kings Beach, CA 96143
Screening date: June 15, 2019
Location: Wildfire Safety Expo located at TJ Max, 2015 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
These events are free and open to the public. No registration is required.

For additional information about the May 30 screening, please contact Tia Rancourt at 775-813-8106.
The film will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Room 139/141 inside the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center located at 291 Country Club Drive in Incline Village (between Tahoe Boulevard/SR 28 and Lakeshore Blvd.) on the campus of Sierra Nevada College.

 
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