Video and highlights from an event that brought together diverse community leaders to explore practices for building fire-adapted communities.
Wildfire hazard assessment maps can help communities build safer neighborhoods, prioritize mitigation resources, and adapt to wildfire.
Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire (CPAW) is helping communities reduce wildfire risks and costs. Four new communities join 26 others this coming year.
Almost half of the full community costs of wildfire are paid for at the local level, including homeowners, businesses, and government agencies.
The wildfires that burned the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park devastated nearby communities and underscore the need to reduce the risks and costs of future catastrophic events.
Mapping and understanding communities at risk from wildfires just became easier with a new interactive tool generated by Headwaters Economics.
Five urban areas in the West and Southwest are taking steps to mitigate wildfire risks and costs through the perspective of land use planning.
Case studies show how five urban areas in the West are using innovative land use planning tools to adapt to the increasing risks from wildfires.