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Information about roofing, exterior wall, and siding materials and other aspects of fire safe construction by Amvic-Pacific.
Describes the effects of fire on soils and water. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 4, September 2005.
Information from FEMA on reducing wildfire risk factors for your home.
In this Issues in Science and Technology article, Pacific Northwest forest ecology and wildfire experts Dr. Jerry Franklin and Dr. James Agee attempt to sort out some of the complexities associated with wildfire ecology, fuels treatment options and forest restoration after wildfire. Published in...
A Handbook for Wildland-Urban Interface Communities on how to prepare a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, National Association of State Foresters, National Association of Counties, and the Communities Committee of the Seventh American Forest...
This Forest Service general technical report describes the kinds, quality, amount, and gaps of scientific knowledge for making informed decisions on fuel treatments used to modify wildfire behavior and effects in dry forests of the interior Western United States. Published in 2004.
The Oregon Forestland-Urban Interface Fire Protection Act (SB360) passed by the Oregon Legislature in 1997.
The Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) passed by the United States Congress in 2003. H.R. 1904
pTo help homeowners meet the requirements of SB360, Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) developed the Oregon Forestland-Urban Interface Fire Protection Act Property Evaluation & Self-Certification Guide./p