In July/2021, the BRIDGE team started activities in the project...
Promote dialogue between science, populations and institutions involved in forest fire risk management.
Know the uses and management of the natural environment in the context of forest fire
Know the ways of adapting housing framework to the forest and its risks.
Contribute to wildfire risk reduction.
BRIDGE – Bridging Science and Local Communities to wildfire risk reduction, is a research project that began on March 15, 2021, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) under the call for Scientific Research and Technological Development Projects on Prevention and Fighting of Forest Fires.
The project is structured around three core Tasks:
BRIDGE will stand on a participatory action research (PAR) to be applied to a pre-selected area, Monchique region