CPAW Resources & Research

CPAW reports, data visualizations, and custom research.

Infographic: Land use planning tools to reduce wildfire risk.

This infographic provides examples of land use planning strategies and techniques that can address wildfire risk in a community. Download infographic.

Report: 2021 Program Report

This program report details progress on the year’s work plan, outcomes to-date, and expectations for the remainder of the year. Read more.

Data visualization: Wildfires destroy thousands of structures every year

Interactive data visualization allows you to find the most destructive wildfires by state from 2005-2020. Read more.

Report: Implementation Resources

Examples, case studies, and resources to help communities build capacity and fund wildfire risk reduction efforts. Read more.

Report: Building a wildfire-resistant home: Codes and Costs

Research finds that a new home built to wildfire-resistant codes and standards can be constructed for roughly the same cost as a typical home. Read more.

Data visualization: Communities threatened by wildfires, 2000-2019

Interactive map shows that nearly 2,000 U.S. communities experienced a wildfire of at least 100 acres within 2 miles. Read more.

Report: Full community costs of wildfire

Almost half of the full community costs of wildfire are paid for at the local level, including homeowners, businesses, and government agencies. Read more.