Given the importance of fire in many ecosystems, along with our dependence on and development into inherently fire-prone landscapes, we need to reach a sustainable coexistence with wildfire. Our goal is to develop and disseminate science-based solutions to wildfire-related challenges.

Drawing on the expertise of faculty and researchers, our primary goals are to:

  • Facilitate collaboration on innovative solutions to wildfire challenges;
  • Support education and training efforts focused on interdisciplinary approaches to wildfire research and management; and
  • Cooperate with stakeholders to fill their need for information and resources before, during, and after wildfires.

Publication on the Combustibility of Landscape Mulches

A new publication by Stephen Quarles, of the University of California Cooperative Extension, and Ed Smith, of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, discusses the combustibility of landsca

Publication on Home Survival in Wildfire-Prone Areas

[Image: First page preview of Home Survival in Wildfire-Prone Areas]

A new paper by Stephen Quarles, Yana Valachovic, Gary Nakamura, Glenn Nader, and Michael de Lasaux explores the link between building considerations and the ability of a home to survive a wildfire.

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