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The Firewise Home Page was created for people who live or vacation in fire prone areas of North America. The information contained here will help users become firewise individuals, and acquaint them with the challenges of living around interface/intermix wildfire. These pages provide information that may lessen the risk of wildfire loss for individuals, families and communities. There is a list of offline wildfire protection information as well as links to off-site fire resources. There is access to classroom resources prepared by the National Park Service and public TV, as well as downloadable off-line modules, documents and Powerpoint presentations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Non-profit
  • Forestry
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Selected resources require Adobe Acrobat reader or Real Player.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-633
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF)'
This resource is referenced by 'National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Firewise

Contact: Judith H. Leraas Cook
Firewise Home Page