Wildand Fire Prevention

The Great Lakes Forest Fire Compact Identifies the forest fire prevention needs common to Compact members. The Compact also makes related prevention materials and procedures of member and other agencies available to Compact members.

Where required, the Compact Develops prevention materials and programs for dissemination to Compact members. Smokey Bear and similar forest fire prevention campaigns are supported by the efforts of the Compact.

GLFFC Prevention Committee Members: 

Catherine Koele

Wisconsin DNR

8770 Highway J

Woodruff, WI 54568

W: 715-356-5211 x208 

Laura Hayes 

Wisconsin DNR

8770 County J

Woodruff, WI 54568-9635

W: (920) 634-9145

Chelsea Osesky

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry


70 Foster Driver, Suite 400

Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A6V5

W: 705-255-8096

Karen Harrison 

Minnesota DNR

500 Lafayette Road 

St Paul, MN 55155

W: 651-259-5053

Delilah Bergen


Wildfire Service 

14 Fultz Blvd - Box 10

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3Y 0L6

W: 431-294-2866

Rachel Coale

Michigan DNR

3730 Mill Road

Grawn, MI 49637

W: 231-534-5569

F: 231-263-7904 

Paul Rogers 

Michigan DNR

525 W. Allegan St

Lansing, MI 48909-7528

W: (616) 260-8406

F: 517-373-2443