CAPITAL INTERAGENCY WILDFIRE & INCIDENT MANAGEMENT ACADEMY
WHO: Personnel from multiple participating agencies
Academy partners include the Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas Army National Guard, USDA Forest Service, National Park Service, U.S. Fish, and Wildlife Service, National Weather Service, The Nature Conservancy and the Texas Wildfire Association.
WHAT: Media is invited to attend Field Day to learn more about the academy and visit classes covering engine operations, chainsaw work, and tactical decision making in the wildland-urban interface.
WHEN: 11:00 am – midafternoon
Oct. 13, 2019
WHERE: Camp Swift, 856 FM 2336, GATE 5
McDade, Texas 78650
WHY: The 22nd annual Capital Interagency Wildfire & Incident Academy provides professional training on a variety of wildfire and incident management subjects to students from different agencies and disciplines.
RSVP TO: Kari Hines
RSVPs are required to gain access to Camp Swift. Even if you are unsure if a reporter will attend the event, please reserve your spot by Oct. 10, 2019.
Kari Hines, Public Information Officer, Texas A&M Forest Service, 512-375-0354, email@example.com
Texas A&M Forest Service Communications Office, 979-204-3202, firstname.lastname@example.org