COMMUNITY PLANNING ASSISTANCE for WILDFIRE (CPAW)

Working with communities to reduce wildfire risks through improved land use planning
WHAT WE DOSUBSCRIBE

New tool: Communities Threatened by Wildfire

A new interactive tool from CPAW partner Headwaters Economics shows nearly 2,000 U.S. communities experienced a wildfire of 100+ acres within two miles (close enough for ember impact) from 2000 to 2019.

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Now Available: Wildfire Risk to Communities

The new Wildfire Risk to Communities website features interactive maps, charts, and resources to help communities understand, explore, and reduce wildfire risk. The CPAW team helped in its creation.

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average annual federal wildfire suppression costs since 2008, in dollars

Days longer fire season compared to 1970

Structures lost to wildfire in 2018 in the U.S.