WUI Conference: Building Costs & Risk Modeling

WUI Conference: Building Costs & Risk Modeling

February, 2018. CPAW team members presented at the annual International Association of Fire Chief’s Wildland-Urban Interface Conference in Reno, Nevada. The presentation, titled Building Costs and Risk Modeling to Reduce Wildfire Risk, summarized preliminary...
Land Use Planning and Wildfire Forum

Land Use Planning and Wildfire Forum

January, 2018. Fifty representatives from CPAW communities, research organizations, and Washington D.C. fire leadership came together in January 2018 in Boulder, CO for the third annual Land Use Planning and Wildfire Forum. Hosted by Headwaters Economics, the Forum...
New CPAW Communities Announced

New CPAW Communities Announced

November, 2017. Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire is pleased to announce the selection of eight communities for participation in the program in 2018. The communities are: Deadwood, South Dakota Los Alamos, New Mexico Mammoth Lakes, California Ocean Township,...
CPAW Teaches Planning Students

CPAW Teaches Planning Students

November, 2017. CPAW team member Ben Yellin was invited to guest lecture at the University of Colorado Denver, Master of Urban and Regional Planning program. Ben introduced the planning students to the basics of wildland fire behavior, heat transfer, and risk to the...
CPAW Presents a the Pikes Peak Heritage Series

CPAW Presents a the Pikes Peak Heritage Series

October 2017. The El Pomar Foundation recently hosted a symposium at the Penrose House in Colorado Springs, CO as part of their Pikes Peak Heritage Series, to discuss wildfire’s short- and long-term impacts on the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. CPAW Program manager...