On November 14, from 6:30-7:30 pm, a wildfire educational program will be presented at the Hopkinton Public Library.
Alex Belote, Fire Program Coordinator for Department of Conservation and Recreation, Bureau of Forestry and Fire Control will present a public education program on fire history, fire towers, prescribed fire, fire mitigation, and national strategies for living with fire.
Alex has worked in wild land fire since 2004 and spent 3 years on a type one/hotshot crew in Alaska. He worked for the Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts and has participated in wildland fire in many areas of the United States, as well as the Bahamas and Canada. His current focus is on education, administering federal grants for rural fire departments, assisting with training and prescribed fire.
Please join Friends of Whitehall as we learn about wildland fire in MA. This program is free and open to the public.