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Island Park Sustainable Fire Community

Non-profit

Island Park Sustainable Fire Community

PO Box 493 Island Park, ID 83429

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Address:
PO Box 493
Island Park
ID 83429
Interests:
  • Communications/outreach
  • Community Wildfire Protection Plans
  • Evacuation planning
  • Fire prevention education
  • Firewise Communities / Defensible space
  • Forest/ecosystem management
Non-Member Affiliations:
  • Idaho Department of Lands
  • Forest Service
  • Collaboratives and Coalitions

The Island Park Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) is a collaborative group of concerned citizens, representatives from private businesses, non-profit organizations and local, state and federal government agencies. The IPSFC is working diligently to help balance the scales of the wildland-urban interface and fire adapted communities. We are committed to developing a strong social, ecological and sustainable forest community.

Yale Creek/Old West Ranches Mitigation Project

Property evaluations & fuels mitigation. Thinning along the county rights-of-way (ROW) within the Yale Creek Subdivision to enhance egress traffic flow and emergency personnel movement and staging during times of fire threat.

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Public Education

Through individual contact as well as formal and informal group meetings, inform the residents of the underlying fire potential faced within the community and offer solutions to assist them in reducing that threat and building an area that will be tolerant wildfire as well as forest insect and disease occurrences.

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Neighborhood Ambassador Program (funded through AIM grant)

Creation of a community wide Neighborhood Ambassador Program encompassing 10-15 subdivisions.

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