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Several opportunities are coming up this month regard to our region and wildfires not only economically but environmentally emotionally. What can be done? What does it look like in the future? Here are three:

Wildfires and Us Exhibit

  • An exhibit illustrating the role of fire in eastern Cascades ecosystems, featuring photographs by John Marshall and others. Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center runs through November 21, 2015. More Open: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm Admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 kids 6-12, kids under 6 Free. - More

Wildfires and Us Summit

  • Wildfires are an inevitable part of life here in North Central Washington, but we can take meaningful action to improve the odds of catastrophic loss. This summit is dedicated to exploring what can be done by everyone involved: landowners, cities and counties, and state and federal agencies.We are committed to developing a comprehensive, cooperative and collaborative regional approach to reduce the risks of wildfire loss. You are invited to join with other key leaders in the region to explore what steps need to be taken and how you can help. More Monday, November 9th at the PUD Auditorium from 3pm-8pm FREE (please register)

Wake Up Wenatchee: Community Economic Recovery from Wildfires

  • The effects of wildfires in our region has been devastating and yet FEMA has denied Individual Assistance to individuals, households, and businesses damaged in this year’s wildfires. What is the true cost of the damaged public infrastructure and how will our communities go from ashes to recovery? What is the Governments’ role and the community’s role? The discussion will include regional updates presented by Jon Wyss, Chair of the Long Term Recovery Group, Beth Stipe of the Community Foundation of NCW and Mike Steele from Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce will join us to share information about the long term recovery efforts and strategies to rebuild.
  • Thursday, November 19th, doors open at 7am at the Town Toyota Center
  • to register: info@wenatchee.org or 509.662.2116
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