Back to All Events

Finding the Balance: Prescribed Fire, Wildfire, Forest Health & Public Health

  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum 2212 Main Mall Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada (map)

Event details and registration link here!

Experts will use this one-day public forum to explore the trade-offs between wildfire, prescribed fire, forest health, and public health.

Themes and Topics will include:

  • Introduction to Fire and Smoke
  • Prescribed fire vs Wildfir
    • Air Quality
    • Public Health Impacts
    • Smoke Modeling
  • Big Picture Thinking
    • How much prescribed fire is needed to protect populations from wildfire smoke?
    • Health Care Costs: Prescribed fire vs Wildfire
    • How can we protect the public when things get smoky?