Content tagged "wildfire:before wildfire"

Firescaping - Landscape Design for Wildfire Defensible/Survivable Space

Fire safety must be a major factor in landscape design when homes are built in wildfire-prone areas. Appropriate landscapes can make a significant...

Evacuation from a Wildfire: One Farm's Experience

Article by Mary Wilson, Half Creek Farm, Bickleton WAI’ve always felt smugly prepared for whatever disaster might happen on our farm. I spent time organizing...

Selecting Firewise Plants

Wildfire Updated: October 17, 2013

Firewise plants have a number of characteristics in common, but also can vary considerably. Below are some important points about these plants and their...

Community Evacuation Plans

Wildfire Updated: July 18, 2013

If you are interested in finding out if your community has an evacuation plan contact the local fire department, law enforcement agency, or emergency...

eWIN Articles on Before Fire Building Materials & Home Design

Wildfire Updated: July 17, 2013

Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building combined...

Evacuation Preparations for Your Livestock

Wildfire Updated: July 17, 2013

Prepare before the fire occurs by keeping the corrals and barns free of fuel (vegetation or hay) and have halters or facilities to load and remove the...

Ensuring Firefighter Access and Your Escape During a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: July 16, 2013

If there is a wildfire in your area you may need to get out and firefighters may need to get in, so build fire safety into your road or driveway designs and...

The Great Plains Fire Learning Network, Reconnecting People, Lands and Fire

Prescribed Fire Updated: March 29, 2013

The Fire Learning Network (FLN), is a cooperative program of the US Forest Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife...

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