Residential and Community Strategies to Prevent Wildland Fire Smoke Exposures, January 16, 2019 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET, presented by Dr. Tony Ward.
Wildfires create significant smoke impacts to communities near and downwind of the wildfire events. This webinar provided a discussion on ways to prevent wildfire smoke exposures, including both residential strategies (including air filtration units) as well as community strategies (such as clean air shelters).
BEACHWOOD FIRE, OCEAN COUNTY NJ 2014 CREDIT: KAYLAXJEAN5/TWITTER
About the Presenter: Dr. Tony Ward is a Professor and Chair of the School of Public and Community Health Sciences at the University of Montana. He has both a B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Science, and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry. His research focuses on investigating indoor and ambient inhalational exposures (including emissions from wood stoves and smoke from wildland fires).