Building to Coexist with Fire: Risk Reduction Measures for New Development

University Of California Agriculture And Natural Resource Co-Op Extension Office

This publication offers guidance on how planners, fire districts, and communities can develop community-scale risk reduction measures (RRM) when building ...
Land Use Planning to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Headwaters Economics

This report profiles how five cities and counties in the Western United States are adapting to the increasing risks of ...
Fire-Adapted Communities Self-Assessment Tool

Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

The Fire Adapted Communities Self-Assessment Tool helps communities assess their level of fire adaptation and track their capacity to live ...
Climate Change and Wildfires: Projecting Future Wildfire Potential


Understanding which areas are exposed to changing wildfire conditions will help leaders in government, finance and public health to mitigate ...
Executive Order B-30-15 Guidance: Planning and Investing for a Resilient California

Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Executive Order B-30-15 directed OPR to provide guidance for state agencies to integrate current and future climate conditions into all ...
Guide to Equitable, Community-Driven Climate Preparedness Planning

Urban Sustainability Directors Network

This document provides guidance to local governments in designing and implementing a more inclusive, equitable planning process. It provides guidance ...
California Healthy Places Index (HPI)

Public Health Alliance of Southern California

The California Healthy Places Index (HPI) is an interactive online data and GIS mapping tool that allows users to easily ...
Climate Adaptation Finance and Investment in California

Governor's Office of Planning and Research

This book serves as a guide for local governments and private enterprises as they navigate the uncharted waters of investing ...


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