Beyond the Inferno
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2424 Main Mall
At the afterglow of a challenging and intense fire season, join us for a demonstration from BC Wildfire Service elite fire fighters on UBC campus on Friday, September 25 and celebrate National Forest Week!Feel the heat of a real rap attack, enjoy a reception and official Launch ceremony of Canada’s first Urban Forestry program.
Meet foresters who take it to the extreme, think how climate change impacts your home insurance, find out how your health depends on forests and experience how a video game can save forests.
Registration opens at 3:30 pm, fire fighters demonstration at 4 pm, short talks at 4:30 pm, reception and official launch of the Urban Forestry program at 6:30 pm.
Full listing and details available here: http://nfw.forestry.ubc.ca/
This is a FREE and family-friendly event, but space is limited. Register here: http://nfw.forestry.ubc.ca/rsvp/
Event made possible thanks to BC Wildfire Service, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, City of Vancouver, Tree Canada and University of British Columbia – Faculty of Forestry