The Living With Fire program is made possible with funding and support from the following organizations:
Bureau of Land Management (BLM): BLM is a federal land management agency, administering nearly 48 million acres of public land in Nevada. BLM is also Nevada’s largest wildland firefighting organization. For information about BLM’s role in reducing the wildfire threat to Nevada communities and contact information, visit their website at www.blm.gov/nv.
Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF): NDF is a state agency that provides crucial firefighting resources throughout Nevada. NDF is also an important manager of Nevada’s natural resources located on private and state lands. For information about NDF’s role in reducing the wildfire threat to Nevada communities and contact information, visit their website at www.forestry.nv.gov.
Nevada Insurance Council (NIC): The NIC is a non-profit, non-lobbying organization representing the property and casualty insurance industry industry in Nevada. NIC is dedicated to informing consumers and the media about the insurance industry and supporting educational programs to inform the public about mitigating measures that can be taken to reduce the threat of wildfire. To learn more, visit their website at nevadainsurancecouncil.com.
Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators (SFWC): The SFWC is a collaborative effort of Western Nevada’s and Eastern California’s local, state, and federal firefighting agencies. It is one of the original partners in the Living With Fire effort. To learn more, contact a representative via [email protected].
USDA Forest Service (USFS): The USFS manages more than 6 million acres of National Forest system lands throughout Nevada. They have also been important partners in the Living With Fire program. For information about the USFS’s role in reducing the wildfire threat to Nevada communities and contact information, visit their website at www.fs.usda.gov.
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension: Cooperative Extension is a federal, state and county partnership that develops educational programs in response to Nevada’s important issues. It is responsible for managing the Living With Fire Program. For information about Cooperative Extension’s role in reducing the wildfire threat to Nevada communities and contact information, and to learn about other Cooperative Extension program, visit their website at www.unce.unr.edu.