Fire Management

Cars lined up on a street with fire burning in background

Fire Evacuation Planning at the Community Level

Wildfire planning often focuses on individual buildings, but little guidance exists for effective citywide evacuation planning.

August 10, 2022 - The Atlantic

View of Castle Rock, Colorado

Colorado Town Approves Wildfire Management Plan

As Castle Rock faces an increasing threat of wildfires, town officials urge residents to use the recommendations in the plan to eliminate risks and protect their homes against future blazes.

February 3, 2022 - The Denver Post

U.S. Capital

The Lesser-Known Programs in the Infrastructure Bill

While the focus has been on flashier components of the infrastructure bill, some smaller initiatives could have outsized impacts by shifting priorities and funding resilience efforts.

January 23, 2022 - Governing

Durango, Colorado.

More Colorado Suburbs at Risk for Wildfires

Experts warn that more intense fires fueled by a warming climate are threatening an increasing number of Colorado's suburban communities.

January 17, 2022 - The Denver Post


Fire Experts Weigh In On Management Practices

To fight increasingly devastating wildfires, government officials and landowners must develop new strategies that proactively address the biggest risk factors.

November 10, 2021 - High Country News


Coming to Grips With the Future of Wildfires

As wildfires become bigger, more frequent, and more expensive to fight, new methods for preventing the worst impacts of fire will be necessary, according to a new study.

April 22, 2017 - Pacific Standard

'Fuel Management' Fueling Wildfires

As wildfires rage in Southern California, some experts are calling for a revision of policies that encourage controlled burns to reduce fire risks.

August 29, 2009 - Miller-McCune

Climate Change Spurs Need for Better Fire Management

Controlling fire has never been a strong suit for humans. Now, as climate change sets in, the need for better fire management is becoming dire, according to researchers.

May 8, 2009 - Miller-McCune

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