GIS 4 Schools is entering it's 9th year of providing coordination and technical support for schools participating in Minnesota DNR's Firewise in the Classroom Project.
Firewise in the classroom is a service learning project that introduces students to Geographic Information Technology (GIT) through a series of lessons that show students how to use GIT to help protect their homes and community from the threat of Wildfire or other natural or man-made disasters.
Minnesota Community Colleges are including Firewise in the Classroom as a service learning option for their students
GIS 4 Schools has expanded its services to provide assistance to Rural Fire Departments interested in participating in the Firewise Project.
For More information Contact: Ken Pekarek
(651) 442-2573 firstname.lastname@example.org
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