Wildfire Adaptation Resource Hub

Live Better with Wildfire.

Welcome to FireAdapted.org! Learn about fire adapted communities, find tools and resources, and get inspired by community wildfire adaptation work. This site will be periodically updated with new resources, additional Spanish resources and translations, and more; check back often for updates!

Featured Resources

Homeowner Help

Building a Wildfire-Resistant Home: Codes and Costs

This paper highlights the finding that a new home built to wildfire-resistant codes and standards can be constructed for roughly the same cost as a typical home.
Increase Community Engagement

Communicating with the Public about Wildland Fire

Practitioners can use this document inform communication with diverse people in areas where you work.
Fostering Recovery

After Wildfire New Mexico

This guide was written to help New Mexico communities recover after wildfire but some information may be applicable to other areas. The site provides a good example of a website-based toolkit.

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Before the fire planning

Community Wildfire Protection Plans

The CWPP portal and data library offer a number of resources for wildfire risk mitigation practitioners and researchers. The CWPP Data Library also offers unique opportunities for researchers interested in the social and institutional dimensions of wildfire risk governance.

Community Profile
Fire Adaptation in the Field
Ashland, Oregon

Partners in Ashland Oregon, including Ashland Fire & Rescue, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, local health departments, and area medical providers convened to create Smokewise Ashland, a partnership focused on public health and economic resiliency needs related to wildfire. Smokewise Ashland shares information related to indoor and outdoor air quality as well as steps area residents can take to reduce their risks.

Photo Credit: Chris Chambers. Ashland Fire & Rescue staff disassemble an air purifier to understand its components.