Island Park

See how Island Park Sustainable Fire Community learned to better communicate with their most important audiences.

Idaho based Island Park Sustainable Fire Community (“IPSFC”) is a collaborative group that is committed to helping local residents prepare for and minimize the consequences of wildfires. In early 2014 a TELE workshop helped to develop a communications plan with a message of empowerment, not fear, that emotionally engages permanent and seasonal residents alike. 

Some Key Takeaways

Target appeals to connections to the community and personal safety

Get professional help to do multichannel outreach if appropriate

Make sure your evaluation stage includes metrics for success.

Plus more in the full Case Study PDF.

With 24 wildfire risk evaluations done, 45 tons of collected slash and 4 demo lots set up their effort is off to a good start to reach their 10 and 15 year goals.