Portfolio Tag: defensible space

Fire Adapted Communities

The Fire Adapted Communities Network (FAC Net) is a nationwide network that works with communities to create a more wildfire-resilient future. A “fire adapted community” consists of informed and prepared citizens collaboratively planning and taking action to safely co-exist with wildland fire. Deschutes County is a Pilot Community which means it is an area that…
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Project Wildfire Toolkit

Project Wildfire is the result of a Deschutes County effort to create long-term wildfire mitigation strategies and provide for a disaster-resistant community. Created by Deschutes County Ordinance 8.24.010, Project Wildfire is the community organization that facilitates, educates, disseminates and maximizes community efforts toward effective fire planning and mitigation. CICK HERE to download the Project Wildfire Toolkit with…
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Firewise Wildfire Preparedness

Brush, grass and forest fires don’t have to be disasters. NFPA’s Firewise Communities Program encourages local solutions for safety by involving homeowners in taking individual responsibility for preparing their homes from the risk of wildfire. Firewise is a key component of Fire Adapted Communities – a collaborative approach that connects all those who play a role in…
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