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Protect Your Home, Forest and Property From Wildfire
This reference provides suggestions for homeowners on how to protect their houses and properties from wildfires. Topics include the particular risk of wildfires in the State of Colorado; construction, design, and materials that reduce fire susceptibility; and landscaping with plants that are both fire-and drought-resistant. There are also links to information on landowner assistance programs, Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs), and contact information for the Community Forestry Division Supervisor.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Forestry
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Some documents require Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The information contained herein is provided as a public service with the understanding that Colorado State University makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. Nor does Colorado State University warrant that the use of this information is free of any claims of copyright infringement.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-662
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Colorado State Forest Service
http://csfs.colostate.edu/index.htm