Our Vision

Established in 2015, Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire (CPAW) works with communities to reduce wildfire risks through improved land use planning. We envision communities planning ahead of time for wildfire disasters, thus minimizing costs, protecting structures, and saving lives.
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Our Team

The CPAW consulting team consists of foresters, land use planners, economists, and wildfire risk modelers who collaborate closely with community leaders, land managers, and city officials to reduce wildfire risk.
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The CPAW program is a joint partnership between Headwaters Economics and Wildfire Planning International. It is funded by grants from U.S. Forest Service, the LOR Foundation, and other private foundations.

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