Students participated in role-playing workshops covering topics such as fire ecology, emergency preparedness, climate change, and forest management. Students identified three zones at the school to plant fire-resistant plants and reduce ladder fuels in the event that a wildfire were to enter the Applegate Valley.
At the end of the day, students were asked to nominate someone in the community who may need help creating a defensible space. This Saturday, a crew of local fire agencies will spend several hours doing fuel reduction around his or her home.
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