Wildfire

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Wildfire

As land and vegetation becomes dryer as drought conditions persist, the danger that wildfire poses to homes and inhabitants becomes greater. Below you'll find links to helpful wildfire tools and maps, including wildfire potential outlooks and tips on how to keep your home fire-safe.

Helpful UNCE Publications and Fact Sheets

UNCE Publications and Fact Sheets
Choosing the Right Plants for Northern Nevada's High Fire Hazard Areas
Choosing the Right Plants for Northern Nevada's High Fire Hazard Areas - Lake Tahoe Basin
Choosing Turf and Erosion Control Grasses for the Lake Tahoe Basin
Firescaping - Landscape Design for Defensible Space
A Homeowner's Guide to Cheatgrass
Be Ember Aware!
Be Careful! Cheatgrass is Extremely Flammable!
Combine Defensible Space and Best Management Practices: Protect Your Home and Lake Tahoe
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Upper Colony Fire Safe Chapter, Smith Valley)
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Carson City)
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Washoe County)
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Elko County)
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Lake Tahoe Basin)
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Nevada)
Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness (Storey County)
Fuel Management Terms for Homeowners
Greenstrips: Another Tool to Manage Wildfire
How to Complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Nevada Communities
How to Complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Washoe County Communities
Living with Fire - A Guide for the Homeowner
Living with Fire - A Guide for the Homeowner (Eastern Sierra Front Version)
Living with Fire - A Guide for the Homeowner (Great Basin Version)
Living with Fire - A Guide for the Homeowner (Lake Tahoe Basin Version)
Living with Fire - A Guide for the Homeowner (Mt. Charleston Version)
Northeastern Nevada Wildfires 2006, Part 1: Fire and Land-use History
Northeastern Nevada Wildfires 2006, Part 2: Can Livestock Grazing be used to Reduce Wildfires?
Northeastern Nevada Wildfires 2006, Part 3: Rehabilitating Fire-Impacted Areas
Taking Care of Residential Trees after Wildfire
Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Defensible Space
The Combustibility of Landscape Mulches
What Grows Back After The Fire?
Wildfire Evacuation Checklist
You Know It's a Fire Adapted Community When…
Forest Thinning and Defensible Space