Meet with your family to decide what to do and where to go if wildfires threaten your area. Follow the steps listed in this brochure to protect your family, home, and property.
Wildfire Impacts USGS Science Priorities • The Federal Government annually spends billions of dollars to suppress wildfires. • Wildfires increase the potential for flooding, debris flows, and landslides.
Nonfiction Two key ideas of this article are devastation caused by wildfires, and recovery from wildfires. As you read, think about how both of these ideas are developed.
Wildfires, fueled by a build-up of dry vegetation and driven by seasonal hot, dry winds, are extremely dangerous and impossible to control. However, many residents have
The BLM recognizes that fuel breaks are important to consider; however, fuel breaks need to be considered at a landscape scale in order to reduce the size and duration of wildfires in the Jarbidge Field Office.
2397 Shattuck Ave., Suite 203 • Berkeley, CA 94704-1567 Tel: 510.843.1872 • Fax: 510.843.3785 www.ucsusa.org/clean_california W ildfires are a major environmental hazard that have historically cost California more than $800 million each year and contribute to "bad air days" throughout the state.
i Wildfires & global climate change Foreword Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change In 2007, the science of climate change achieved an unfortunate milestone: the Intergovern-mentalPanel on Climate Change reached a consensus position that human-induced global warming is ...
Service Assessment Northern Idaho and Western Montana Summer 2000 Wildfires U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Silver Spring, Maryland
Wildfires and insurance Abstract This report reviews trends in wildfire events in North America and the role of insures in reducing our vulnerability to wildfire hazards.