Research Update: May 2018
Full Community Costs of Wildfires
Homeowners, businesses, and local government agencies pay half of the total cost of wildfires. Most local costs are caused by long-term damages such as landscape rehabilitation, lost business and tax revenues, and property and infrastructure repairs. Land use planning can help reduce wildfire impacts.
Monuments to Parks
National Monuments redesignated as National Parks see higher visitation and spending.
Plans for Coal Communities
Best practices for coal communities creating energy transition plans.