Wildfire Awareness Month

Assisted by grant funds from the Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Division of Forestry and U.S. Forest Service, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension coordinates Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month (NWAM) each year. Additional funding from program partners, support from corporate sponsors and other in-kind funding all contribute to the effort. View or download the NWAM 2017 Summary Report, detailing this year’s effort. None of this would be possible without the support from the 179 partners who collaborated on these efforts this year.  Scroll down to see the list.

If you would like to get involved with NWAM 2018 or for more information, please contact Sonya Sistare at 775-887-2252 or [email protected] or find a local contact on the planning committee .

Date/Time Event
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Eureka Firewise Community Day
Eureka Firehouse, Eureka NV
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Crescent Valley Firewise Community Day
C.V. Fairgrounds, Crescent Valley NV
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Battle Born Trail Series: Fire Up for FireFighters Multi-Hour Run
Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno NV
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebrate Washoe Valley
Washoe Valley State Park, New Washoe City

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Wildfire Awareness Month

Order Form

Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month 2017 Order Form

Thank you for your interest and participation in Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month.
To request materials and promotional items fill out our online order form below, or download a physical form here.

If you have questions contact Jamie Roice-Gomes at 775-336-0261 or email [email protected]


Planning Group Contact Information

Members of the Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month planning group are available to answer questions, help you plan an event and much more.  Contact your nearest representative from the list below, or download the list here for future reference.

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Proclamations & Resolutions

Prepare a custom proclamation or resolution for your City, County, Municipality or Fire Department/District in support of Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month 2017.  For assistance, contact Jamie Roice-Gomes at 775-336-0261 or [email protected].

Click the links below for a specific proclamation template, and talking points for use during meetings or other presentations:

City or Municipality Proclamation Template

County Proclamation Template

Fire Department or District Proclamation Template

Wildfire Awareness Month Talking Points

Multi-State Proclamation:  2017 marks the ninth year for this collaborative effort among western states.  This year, participants include California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah and Washington.

Promotional Materials

Below are links to promotional materials and other information we have available to help you organize and conduct an event in your community.  Banners, posters and giveaway items will be available for FREE for your event, thanks to grant funding from the Bureau of Land Management – Nevada State Office (please note that supplies are limited). You can view them below, and order a supply along with educational materials by using our convenient online order form.



Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month 2017 was made possible with funding and additional support from our sponsors, local partners and collaborators. Please join us in thanking them:

Air Methods Advantage ~ American Red Cross/Elko ~ ArrowCreek HOA ~ Barrick Gold -Cortez Mine ~ Battle Mountain Day Care ~ BFE Screen Printing & Embroidery ~ Bodines Casino ~ Bonanza Casino ~ Bureau of Land Management ~ Caliente Volunteer Fire Department ~ Canyon Pines HOA ~ Care Flight ~ Carson City ~ Carson City Community Center ~ Carson City Fire Department ~ Carson City High School ~ Carson Now ~ Carson Valley Inn Hotel & Casino ~ CASA ~ Casino Fandango ~ City of Caliente ~ City of Elko Fire Department ~ City of Fernley ~ Churchill County ~ Clark County ~ Clark County Fire Department ~ COD Casino ~ Crescent Valley/Beowawe Firewise Community ~ Crescent Valley Fairgrounds ~ Crescent Valley Volunteer Fire Department ~ Cumulus Media ~ Desert Sky Adventures ~ Diamond Mountain Future Farmers of America ~ Douglas County Community Emergency Response Team ~ Douglas County Emergency Management ~ Douglas County Flood Management ~ Douglas County School District ~ Douglas County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, Motorcycle Patrol, Mounted Posse and Mobile Dispatch ~ Douglas County Seratoma ~ East Fork Fire Protection District ~ Eclipse Pizza Co. ~ Eclipse Running ~ Elko County ~ Elko County Ambulance ~ Elko County Fire Protection District ~ Elko County Fair ~ Elko Daily Free Press ~ Elko Mining Group – Ruby Hill Mine LLC. ~ Ely Lions Club ~ Eureka County ~ Eureka County 4-H ~ Eureka County Department of Natural Resources ~ Eureka County Emergency Medical Services ~ Eureka County School District ~ Eureka County Public Works ~ Eureka County Sheriffs Office ~ Eureka/Diamond Valley Firewise Community ~ Eureka Fairgrounds ~ Eureka Lions Club ~ Eureka Volunteer Fire Department ~ Firewise Communities USA ~ Fizio ~ Friends of Mt. Charleston ~ Friends of Smokey Bear ~ Galena Forest ~ General Moly/Eureka Moly ~ Governor Brian Sandoval ~ Humboldt County ~ KKOH NewsTalk 780/Reno ~ KOLO 8 News Now/Reno ~ KRNV My News 4/Reno ~ KTVN 2/Reno ~ KXNT 840AM/Las Vegas ~ Lake Mead National Park Service ~ Lakeview FAC Network Community ~ Lander County ~ Lander County School District ~ Las Vegas 51s Baseball ~ Lincoln County ~ Lincoln County Department of Emergency Management ~ Lincoln County Fire Protection District ~ Logandale Fire Rescue ~ Lyon County ~ Marine Mountain Warfare Fire Department ~ Mercy Air ~ Mesa View Home Health and Hospice ~ Metro Volunteer Police ~ Mineral County ~ Moana Nursery ~ Moapa Valley Community Emergency Response Team ~ Moapa Valley Progress ~ Montreaux ~ Mound House Fire Adapted Community ~ Mountain Resort Television Tahoe ~ Mt. Charleston Fire Protection District ~ Mt. Charleston Resort and Lodge ~ National Weather Service ~ Nevada Air National Guard ~ Nevada Appeal ~ Nevada Cattlemen’s Association ~ Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources ~ Nevada Department of Education ~ Nevada Department of Transportation ~ Nevada Department of Wildlife ~ Nevada Division of Emergency Management/Homeland Security ~ Nevada Division of Forestry ~ Nevada Division of Insurance ~ Nevada Fire Chiefs Association ~ Nevada League of Cities ~ Nevada Magazine ~ Nevada Real Estate Inspectors Association ~ Nevada State Fire Marshal Division ~ Nevada State Flood Control ~ Nevada State Parks ~ Northeastern Nevada Fire Prevention Group ~ North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District ~ North Lyon County Fire Protection District ~ Nye County ~ NV Energy ~ Palomino Valley Auxiliary Fire Department ~ Panaca Market ~ Peas & Carrots Child Care ~ Pershing County ~ Pioneer Crossing Casino/Dayton ~ Pioneer Crossing Casino/Fernley ~ Pioneer Crossing Casino/Yerington ~ Raines Markety/Euerka ~ Reach Medical ~ Record Courier ~ Red Lion Hotel and Casino/Elko ~ Reno Gazette-Journal ~ Republic Services/Las Vegas ~ Siera Ham Radio Operators ~ Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators ~ Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors ~ Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Department ~ Skyland Fire Adapted Community ~ Smith Library ~ Smith Valley/Mason Valley Conservation District ~ Smith Valley Fire Protection District ~ Southwest Gas ~ Sparks Fire Department ~ Sparks Nugget Hotel & Casino ~ State Farm Insurance ~ State Fire DC Specialities ~ St. James Village ~ Storey County ~ Storey County Fire Protection District ~ Storey County School District ~ Super Burrito ~ Tahoe Douglas Bomb Squad ~ Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District ~ Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities ~ Tahoe Resource Conservation District ~ The Brewer’s Cabinet ~ The Progressive Rancher ~ Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District ~ U.S. Forest Service ~ University of Nevada Cooperative Extension ~ University of Nevada, Reno ~ Walker Lake Volunteer Fire Department ~ Washoe County ~ Washoe County Emergency Management ~ Washoe County School District ~ Washoe County Regional Animal Control ~ Washoe County Regional Parks Bartley Ranch ~ Washoe County Senior Center ~ Washoe County Sheriff’s Community Emergency Response Team ~ Washoe Lake State Park ~ Washoe Tribe ~ Washoe Valley Alliance ~ Wells Propane ~ West Washoe FAC Network Community ~ White Pine County ~ White Pine County Fire ~ Winnemucca City Fire Department ~ Winnemucca Community Garden ~ Winnemucca Rural Fire Department ~ Zephyr Cove Post Office



Summary Report

The Summary Report linked below summarizes the events and activities that occurred as part of Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month 2017, and includes a list of collaborators and participants on the planning committee, in-kind contributions and all events and activities by county. We’ve also include a summary Infographic, which you can download from the link below.