Pre-Fire Land Management
Landowners should keep mitigation methods in mind to avoid catastrophic damages due to fires. One of the major ways to reduce the fuel loads is to take into account Wildfire and Fuel Management and to ultimately, fight fire with fire.
- Living with Fire in Sonoma County by Fire Safe Sonoma
- Recovering from A Wildfire: A Guide for CA's Forest Landowners
Fire Adapted Communities
- Becoming a Fire-Adapted Community background about the program and how it works by Kim Ingram, UCANR Green Blog, 4/2015.
- Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness, UN Cooperative Extension, 2011.
- A Guide to Fire-Adapted Communities, FAC Coalition.
- Fire Adapted Communities website
After the Fire
UCANR Resources for California
- Recovering From Wildfire
- Post Fire Land Evaluation & Management
- Damage Assessment
- Erosion Control
Fire Recovery by Sonoma Resource Conservation District. Sonoma RCD can help land owners prepare for and recover from disasters that effect rural environments. They work with USDA NRCS to obtain grants and other resources for landowner projects.
Fire Recovery Guide by CA Native Plant Society with local partners after the 2017 North Bay fires. Not only is the Guide meant to provide best-practice instructions and resources, we also hope it will encourage conversations about how we can live with fire in an increasingly fire-prone state, while also ensuring there is a place for the beautiful plants and incredible wildlife that make living in California so special.
Managing Forests After Fire, Pacific Northweast Research Station, Summer 2007.
Post-Fire Disaster Publications by USDA NRCS, 9/2017
What do I do After the Fire practical and affordable advice on restoring the economic and aesthetic value of your land. Living with Wildfire in Wyoming.
Forest Health and Carbon Storage indicators related to Forest Health and Biomass/Carbon Storage on forest lands. Sierra Nevada Conservancy, 12/2012.
Retardant after the Fire, UCCE Sonoma