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Preparing for Wildfires

A wildfire is an unplanned, unwanted fire burning in a natural area, such as a forest, grassland, or prairie. There’s a misconception that wildfires only happen in western and Great Plains states. While wildfires are more common in certain states, they can occur anywhere in the country so be prepared for Wildfires!

Wireless Emergency Alerts

Alerts received at the right time can help keep you and your family safe during an emergency. During an approaching natural disaster, the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) will send a unique signal, designed to get your attention, to your mobile phone, and  you don’t need to download an application or subscribe to a service.

Marijuana Workshop for Municipal Leaders

Local municipal leaders need to prepare themselves to have an opinion on the upcoming legalization ballot question. Join the Communities That Care Coalition and Greenfield Health Department for a 5/19 workshop on the shifting landscape of marijuana in Franklin County/North Quabbin, and an update on what we know now about the drug and its effects on developing brains.

Click here for more information on the workshop.

RSVP for the workshop by clicking here.

 

New MA Climate Change Report

Click here to review UMass’ new Climate Change Report, filled with great data and charts to help you think about the future of our community.