Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/146953
Title:
Living with Wildfire: Homeowners' Firewise Guide for Arizona
Author:
Jones, Christopher; Rogstad, Alix; Campbell, Stephen; Peters, David; Aylor, Dustie; Pearlberg, Clifford; Wood, Judith; Peacock, Wendell; Elek, Arthur
Affiliation:
Natural Resources & the Environment, School of
Publisher:
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Issue Date:
2007
Description:
20 pp.; Arizona Firewise Communities
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/146953
Abstract:
This publication is an update and adaptation of the widely distributed Living with Fire publication created by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators in 1998. It is an interagency collaboration of the Arizona Firewise subcommittee of the Arizona Interagency Coordinating Group. It involved the combined efforts of the Arizona State Land Department, USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs, USDI Bureau of Land Management, USDI National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Arizona Fire Chiefs Association. The need to revise the over seven-year old publication emerged from the subcommittees vision of building in concepts such as Firewise Zone Landscaping and Survivable Space, as well as to update the documents appearance and organization. Its purpose to provide a quality outreach tool to increase public aware concerning Firewise concepts and to encourage and facilitate the implementation of Firewise practices by communities, neighborhoods and property owners. Living with Wildfire is a twelve-page color tabloid that addresses the following topic areas important to homeowners: current situation; fire behavior and the human environment, and in various Arizona vegetation types; detailed recommendations for creating survivable space, including a checklist and landscape management zones; frequently asked questions; and emergency and evacuation guidelines. The tabloid is to be printed in bulk by federal partners and made widely available throughout the state over the next several years.
Type:
text; Pamphlet
Language:
en_US
Keywords:
wildfire; firewise; fire education; defensible; survivable; space; zone landscaping; emergency; evacuation; homeowner; behavior; vegetation; type
Series/Report no.:
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1416

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorJones, Christopheren_US
dc.contributor.authorRogstad, Alixen_US
dc.contributor.authorCampbell, Stephenen_US
dc.contributor.authorPeters, Daviden_US
dc.contributor.authorAylor, Dustieen_US
dc.contributor.authorPearlberg, Clifforden_US
dc.contributor.authorWood, Judithen_US
dc.contributor.authorPeacock, Wendellen_US
dc.contributor.authorElek, Arthuren_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-25T19:28:37Z-
dc.date.available2011-10-25T19:28:37Z-
dc.date.issued2007-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/146953-
dc.description20 pp.en_US
dc.descriptionArizona Firewise Communitiesen_US
dc.description.abstractThis publication is an update and adaptation of the widely distributed Living with Fire publication created by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators in 1998. It is an interagency collaboration of the Arizona Firewise subcommittee of the Arizona Interagency Coordinating Group. It involved the combined efforts of the Arizona State Land Department, USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs, USDI Bureau of Land Management, USDI National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Arizona Fire Chiefs Association. The need to revise the over seven-year old publication emerged from the subcommittees vision of building in concepts such as Firewise Zone Landscaping and Survivable Space, as well as to update the documents appearance and organization. Its purpose to provide a quality outreach tool to increase public aware concerning Firewise concepts and to encourage and facilitate the implementation of Firewise practices by communities, neighborhoods and property owners. Living with Wildfire is a twelve-page color tabloid that addresses the following topic areas important to homeowners: current situation; fire behavior and the human environment, and in various Arizona vegetation types; detailed recommendations for creating survivable space, including a checklist and landscape management zones; frequently asked questions; and emergency and evacuation guidelines. The tabloid is to be printed in bulk by federal partners and made widely available throughout the state over the next several years.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUniversity of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1416en_US
dc.subjectwildfireen_US
dc.subjectfirewiseen_US
dc.subjectfire educationen_US
dc.subjectdefensibleen_US
dc.subjectsurvivableen_US
dc.subjectspaceen_US
dc.subjectzone landscapingen_US
dc.subjectemergencyen_US
dc.subjectevacuationen_US
dc.subjecthomeowneren_US
dc.subjectbehavioren_US
dc.subjectvegetationen_US
dc.subjecttypeen_US
dc.titleLiving with Wildfire: Homeowners' Firewise Guide for Arizonaen_US
dc.typetext-
dc.typePamphlet-
dc.contributor.departmentNatural Resources & the Environment, School ofen_US
dc.identifier.calsAZ1416-2007-
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