Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and boasts a population nearing 1 million in 2020. Austin also has high wildfire risk which is increasing with a warming climate and ongoing development in wildfire-prone lands. Outside of...
Boulder County, Colorado

Boulder County, Colorado

Boulder County, Colorado Thirty miles northwest of Denver, Colorado, on the front range of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder County encompasses 10 municipalities among vast public lands including parts of a wilderness area and Rocky Mountain National Park. The county is a...
Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona

Flagstaff, Arizona Located in midst of the world’s largest stand of ponderosa pine trees, Flagstaff, Arizona has long been aware of the threat of catastrophic wildfires. Local leaders have advocated for stewardship and management of the region’s forests for decades to...
San Diego, California

San Diego, California

San Diego, California Steep canyons of brush winding among San Diego’s dense housing and business developments provide welcome open space and a haven for native plants and wildlife. They also provide plenty of fuel for fast-moving wildfires. Three of California’s...
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe, New Mexico City planners in Santa Fe, New Mexico are balancing competing priorities – protecting community aesthetic values, managing long-term growth, improving economic development, and preserving the natural landscape – all while reducing the threat of...