Wildfire Mitigation Awards

The Wildfire Mitigation Awards are the highest national honor one can receive for outstanding work and significant program impact in wildfire preparedness and mitigation. The 2017 Wildfire Mitigation Awards nomination period will close on October 30, 2016.

Complete the 2017 nomination form.

View criteria and guidelines.

The three categories for the awards include:
  • National Wildfire Mitigation Award
  • National Mitigation Hero Award
  • National Special Recognition Mitigation Award
These awards are designed to recognize outstanding service in wildfire preparedness and safety across a broad spectrum of activities and among a variety of individuals and organizations. By honoring their achievements, the award sponsors also seek to increase public recognition and awareness of the value of wildfire mitigation efforts.

Need some inspiration? Meet the 2016 Wildfire Mitigation Award winners.

The Wildfire Mitigation Awards are jointly sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the USDA Forest Service (USFS). 

Nomination Contact: Meghan Rhodes at mrhodes@iafc.org or (703) 896 - 4839.

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