Climate Resilience Resources
Wildfire Risk to Communities
Wildfire Risk to Communities is a free, easy-to-use website created by the USDA Forest Service with interactive maps, charts, and resources to help communities understand, explore, and reduce wildfire risk.
Webinars: Learning About Developing Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP)
The Ember Alliance (with FAC Net, COCO, and HAF) is hosting 3 virtual sessions about developing Community Wildfire Protection Plans.
November 29, 2023: 12-1:30 Mountain / 2-3:30 Eastern Registration link
December 14, 2023: 11-12:30 Mountain / 1-2:30 Eastern Registration link
January 10, 2024: 1-2:30 Mountain / 3-4:30 Eastern Registration link *this session will be available in English and Spanish
Community Wildfire Mitigation Best Practices Toolbox
The Community Wildfire Mitigation Best Practices toolbox is a collection of resources, research papers, templates, forms, articles, and examples that highlight Community Wildfire Mitigation Best Practices (CWMBPs). This toolbox is not all-inclusive, nor is it exhaustive, but we believe the resources will help you as you reduce risk in your place.
CWDG Focused Grant Writing Workshop
A grant writing workshop facilitated by Western Region Program Managers to help potential applicants through the grant application. The workshop covers the application process, answering the questions effectively and finalizing responses, as well as helpful tips for improved grant writing. Specific grant program questions and eligibility questions will not be covered.
National Mitigation Planning Program (FEMA)
FEMA’s National Mitigation Planning Program hosts an ongoing webinar series for anyone involved in hazard mitigation. This webinar highlights updates to FEMA’s mitigation planning policy and the data and tools you can use to plan for climate change.
National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy
The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy is a strategic push to work collaboratively among all stakeholders and across all landscapes, using best science, to make meaningful progress towards the three goals: Resilient Landscapes, Fire Adapted Communities, and Safe and Effective Wildfire Response.
Desk Guide to Accelerating Implementation of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy
This guide is intended to help conservation districts understand the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy and provide resources to support locally-led natural resource management and disaster preparedness.
FAC Pathways Tool
Fire Adapted Communities Pathways Tool is now available with an online builder interface. This Tool combines decades of research on community wildfire adaptation with practitioner-based knowledge and experience. It helps users identify a community, determine an initial “community archetype” and suggest fire adaptation practices, tools and approaches suited to similar communities. FAC Pathways Online Tool User Guide.