Bay Area Wildland Urban Interface: Review of Risks, Plans, and Strategies

Source

Authors

Association of Bay Area Governments/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (ABAG/MTC)

Published

2018

Description

This white paper explores the strategies communities currently use around the Bay Area to mitigate wildfire risk. The report is a resource for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Association of Bay Area Governments and its member jurisdictions to better understand wildland fire risk in the region. The white paper characterizes wildfire hazard in the region, assesses existing wildfire hazard maps, and includes a literature review of Bay Area fire planning documents. In addition to the paper, a searchable database of wildfire mitigation strategies is also available showcasing the 350+ strategies discussed in the 15 reviewed Bay Area fire planning documents.

Climate Impact Tags

Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 2: Assess Vulnerability Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies Phase 4: Implement, Monitor, Evaluate, and Adjust

Resource Type Tags

Assessment Plan or strategy Project or example

Topics

Extent: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Solano County, Sonoma County

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Last updated: May 22, 2024