Improving wildfire preparedness

Lessons from communities across the U.S.

Pamela Jakes, Linda Kruger, Martha Monroe, Kristen C Nelson, Victoria Sturtevant

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Abstract

Communities across the U.S. have been taking action to adapt to the wildfire risk they face. In a series of case studies conducted in 15 communities, researchers identified and described four elements that form the foundation for community wildfire preparedness: landscape, government, citizens, and community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)188-197
Number of pages10
JournalHuman Ecology Review
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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Keywords

  • Community preparedness
  • Fuels reduction
  • Mitigating risk
  • Rural communities
  • Wildfire risk

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Jakes, P., Kruger, L., Monroe, M., Nelson, K. C., & Sturtevant, V. (2007). Improving wildfire preparedness: Lessons from communities across the U.S. Human Ecology Review, 14(2), 188-197.

Improving wildfire preparedness : Lessons from communities across the U.S. / Jakes, Pamela; Kruger, Linda; Monroe, Martha; Nelson, Kristen C; Sturtevant, Victoria.

In: Human Ecology Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, 01.12.2007, p. 188-197.

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Jakes, P, Kruger, L, Monroe, M, Nelson, KC & Sturtevant, V 2007, 'Improving wildfire preparedness: Lessons from communities across the U.S.', Human Ecology Review, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 188-197.
Jakes P, Kruger L, Monroe M, Nelson KC, Sturtevant V. Improving wildfire preparedness: Lessons from communities across the U.S. Human Ecology Review. 2007 Dec 1;14(2):188-197.
Jakes, Pamela ; Kruger, Linda ; Monroe, Martha ; Nelson, Kristen C ; Sturtevant, Victoria. / Improving wildfire preparedness : Lessons from communities across the U.S. In: Human Ecology Review. 2007 ; Vol. 14, No. 2. pp. 188-197.
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