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.
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
Sign up with FEMA!
Complete all documentation required. Proof of denial from some programs will help you qualified for other forms of aid.
See also Grants & Loans
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.
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