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



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




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.

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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


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


Last updated: May 22, 2024