2013 Backyards and beyond
Backyards and beyond exhibits

380 New York Street
Redlands, CA 92373-8100
GIS software from ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) enables public safety personnel to capture and create an integrated picture of information in the form of interactive maps and reports on the desktop, laptop, handheld, or in the emergency vehicle. GIS will help you unlock the spatial component of your valuable data and see your organization’s information from a new perspective. ESRI holds an International User Conference each July at the San Diego, California Convention Center attracting over 20,000 attendees from all over the world.

Hoover treated Wood ProductsHoover Treated Wood Products
154 Wire Road
Thomson, GA 30824
Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc., in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has five company-owned treating facilities, conveniently located to service a 100 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the USA and Canada. The rigorous quality control procedures employed by Hoover are constantly reviewed and inspected by Underwriters Laboratories and Timber Products Inspection’s follow-up services.

Phos-ChekICL-Performance Products LP
10667 Jersey Blvd
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Phos-Chek® long-term fire retardants, Class A foams, and water enhancing gel are the world’s leading chemical solutions for managing wildland, industrial and municipal fires. In 1962, the Phos-Chek name was born and an era of innovation and partnership began. For several years before and for four decades since, we have worked side-by-side with fire management agencies in North America and across the world to provide safe and effective firefighting chemicals to meet the needs and desires of fire management personnel. Phos-Chek Class A Foam M makes water more effective. Phos-Chek Flash 21 is a fuel gelling agent for ground and heli-torches. Phos-Chek AquaGel-K and Insul-8 Gel are thickened water products that are ideal for structure protection, exposure protection and other specialty applications. Long-Term Retardants, both in dry powder form Linda or as liquid concentrates, for aerial or ground application are designed to meet the full range of fire management needs.

Ready, Set, GoReady, Set, Go!
The Ready, Set, Go! (RSG) Program, managed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), seeks to develop and improve the dialogue between fire departments and the residents they serve. Launched nationally in March 2011 at the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI 2011) Conference, the program helps fire departments to teach individuals who live in high risk wildfire areas – and the wildland-urban interface – how to best prepare themselves and their properties against fire threats. The RSG! Program tenets help residents be Ready with preparedness understanding, be Set with situational awareness when fire threatens, and to Go, acting early when a fire starts.

Utah DNR Forestry, Fire & State Lands
Utah DNR1594 W North Temple, Ste 3520
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5703
The Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands is responsible for forest health, responding to wildland fires and managing sovereign lands in Utah. Private landowners rely on area foresters and fire managers to assist in promoting healthy forested land and planning for safer communities. The Utah Division of Forestry is directed by State Forester, Richard Buehler. The office is in Salt Lake City with eight additional division offices throughout the state.

Want to exhibit?

The Backyards & Beyond® Wildland Fire Education Conference attracts a large and diverse audience from across the U.S. and abroad, and offers a number of informative and educational programs related to wildland/urban interface issues. Don’t miss this opportunity to exhibit your product or service at this premier 3-day event November 14-16. 2013. The support from our many sponsors and partners helps make the Backyards & Beyond event a success. Join us! Download the application today to reserve your space.

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Who attends

Participants hail from the U.S., as well as Australia, Canada, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom, and include residents of wildfire-prone areas, forestry and land management professionals, homeowner associations, community planners, fire and emergency responders, mitigation specialists, GIS specialists, landscape architects, insurance professionals, researchers and educators. If you have a stake or interest in reducing the loss of life and property from wildfire in the wildland/urban interface, don’t miss the 2013 Backyards & Beyond Wildland Fire Education Conference. For more information about our exhibit, contact Linda Coyle at +1 617 984-7486, or call Cheryl Blake at +1 617 984-7444.

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