Firewise Landscaping

Life in the wildland-urban interface (areas where homes or other structures are adjacent to or intermixed with forests or other rural land uses) provides multiple benefits for those that choose to live there.  However, along with these benefits come risks of wildfire.  The landscape surrounding a home can become fuel for a wildfire, contributing greatly to the risk of damage to the structure.  Firewise landscaping incorporates fire safety into landscape design.  For more information see the following publications: