CPAW News

Read about the latest CPAW events, presentations, and announcements below. You can also read about CPAW activities featured in the media.

New Report: Implementation Resources

January 2020. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program released a new report with examples, case studies, and resources to help communities to build capacity and fund wildfire risk reduction efforts. The report includes federal- and...

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CPAW Announces Communities for 2020

December 2019. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program announced it will provide customized services to six new communities in 2020, in addition to providing research and training to additional communities across the country. The new...

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Recommendations Released for Four Communities

December 2019. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program has presented final recommendations to four communities: Gunnison County, CO; Mariposa County, CA; Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ; and Redding, CA. The CPAW team worked with each community for...

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Now Accepting Applications

September, 2019. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire (CPAW) program is accepting applications through October 18, 2019. CPAW works with communities to reduce wildfire risk through improved land use planning. Selected communities receive free, customized...

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Montana Building for Wildfire Summit: Registration Open

July, 2019. Registration is now open for the Southwest Montana Building for Wildfire Summit in Big Sky, Montana on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The Building for Wildfire Summit is an opportunity for developers, contractors, architects, landscapers, local businesses,...

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CPAW at the Urban Forest Connections Webinar

June, 2019. CPAW co-founder and CEO of Wildfire Planning International, Molly Mowery presented at the USDA Forest Service's Urban Forest Connections Webinar. Her presentation included community-based planning solutions from across the country to address current and...

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Austin Wildfire Symposium

May, 2019. Austin, Texas Fire Department Wildfire Division hosted its seventh annual Wildfire Symposium, bringing together more than 130 fire personnel, community leaders, and homeowners to share strategies and explore opportunities for wildfire resilience. CPAW team...

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CPAW Announces Communities for 2019

November 2018. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program announced that four new communities will join 26 others in the CPAW program in 2019. The communities are Gunnison County, Colorado; Mariposa County, California; Pinetop-Lakeside,...

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