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Reduce wildfire risks or we'll continue to pay more for fire disasters

Author(s): Association for Fire Ecology, International Association of Wildland Fire, The Nature Conservancy
Year Published: 2015
Description:

This is a position paper on the true costs of wildfire, collectively published by the Association for Fire Ecology, the International Association of Wildland  Fire, and The Nature Conservancy. The goal was to raise awareness of the often unreported total costs of wildfire, and to present a united perspective regarding the importance of including these costs in considerations of wildfire mitigation strategies and spending paradigms.

Citation: Association for Fire Ecology; International Association of Wildland Fire; The Nature Conservancy. 2015. Position paper: Reduce wildfire risks or we'll continue to pay more for fire disasters.
Topic(s): Fire Policy & Law, Fire & Economics
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
Hot Topic(s): Fire Policy & Law
NRFSN number: 13048
Record updated: Mar 31, 2022