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Resources for the Wildlife-Urban Interface:

Wildlife Urban Interface Guidelines

From data collected on wildfires in the USA it is obvious that actions taken by homeowners before a fire to protect the home and surrounding vegetation can make a significant difference in reducing damage from a wildland fire. Read more…

Homeowners Firewise Toolkit

Homeowners can and must take primary responsibility for wildfire safety actions around the home. Read more…

Home Assessment & Checklist

The Air You Breathe

For otherwise healthy people, smoke causes itchy, burning eyes, a runny nose, throat irritation, even headaches or nausea. Yet for vulnerable populations, smoke can be hazardous at best, and fatal in the worst cases. Read more…

Wildfire smoke video:

Wildfire video:

Evacuation or Stay In Place / The Planning Process:

Make A Plan:

Evacuation Decision Making Videos:

Emergency Preparedness and Evacuations Workshop:

12th Annual Firewise Report 2021-2022:

We on the Mesa, live in a high sage desert environment characterized with inappropriate tree (conifers and arborvitae) selections over generations of time. Read more…

Firewise factsheet for community inclusion

National Fire Protection Association – Firewise USA

Boise Fire Department Wildfire Mitigation

About Ada Fire Adapted Community

Resources from Ada Fire Adapted Community