“Partner Webinar Series” with Sarah McCaffrey

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DateFebruary 22, 2024
Time11 p.m (CET)

Dr Sarah McCaffrey, retired social scientist, US Forest Service, will deliver a seminar entitled “Examining the Social Dynamics of Fire Management.”

Sarah McCaffrey, PhD, retired in 2022 after 20 years as a fire social scientist with the US Forest Service where her research focused on understanding the social dynamics of fire management. This included research projects that examined the role of risk perception and risk attitudes, social acceptability of prescribed fire, homeowner mitigation decisions, evacuation decision-making, risk communication, and agency-community interactions during fires. Since retirement, she has been involved with several research and practitioner efforts to improve future fire outcomes including as an adviser to the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Wildfire Resilience Initiative and Board member for Fire Adapted Colorado. She received her PhD in 2002 from the University of California at Berkeley where her dissertation examined Incline Village, Nevada homeowner views and actions about defensible space and fuels management.

Click here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uf1j-BIxTHq2jL3IawWZ5w#/registration

The International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF), the Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) and the Pau Costa Foundation (PCF) organize the “Partner Webinar Series”, a series of webinars to bring together diverse voices from the global wildland fire community.

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