Forest fires cause enormous ecological and financial losses as well as danger for the life and health of close inhabitants or people using it for recreation. Every year thousands of Polish forests are burning. To raise the consciousness of Poles in forest fire prevention, foresters from the Polish State Forests Holding prepared two editions of an informative-educational campaign co-financed with the means of the European Union under the Financial Instrument LIFE+ and the National Fund of Environmental Protection and Water Management:
Forest fire „Forest fire and nature – raising consciousness in the field of fire prevention among inhabitants of rural areas"
Forest fire II "Forest fire and nature II - 2nd stage of the informative campaign on forest fire risk".
The scope of the 1st stage of the campaign will cover the following voivodships: Masovian, Podlaskie, Warmian-Masurian and Kuyavian-Pomeranian whereas the 2nd stage will reach the Silesian, Świętokrzyskie, Małopolska, Subcarpathian, Lublin and Łódź voivodships.
The main goal of the campaign is raising the awarenesss of Poles of the significance of Polish forests for the whole society as well as the absolute necessity to protect them against the threat posed by fires.