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Planning the wildland-urban interface / Molly Mowery, Anna Read, Kelly Johnston, and Tareq Wafaie.

Author/Creator:
Mowery, Molly, author.
Publication:
Chicago, IL : American Planning Association, [2019] , ©2019
Series:
Report (American Planning Association. Planning Advisory Service) ; no. 594.
PAS report ; 594
Format/Description:
Book
144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Wildland-urban interface.
Fire risk assessment.
Wildfires -- Prevention and control.
Rural-urban relations.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects.
Summary:
"Wildfires pose a growing threat to communities across the country as development in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) accelerates. This PAS Report offers a holistic planning framework helping planners guide land-use decisions to create communities that are safer and more resilient to wildfire." -- from American Planning Association website.
Contents:
Why planning the WUI matters.
Understanding the WUI.
Breaking the WUI fire disaster sequence.
Identifying and assessing wildfire hazard and risk.
A holistic WUI planning framework.
WUI planning tools.
WUI regulations.
What does the future hold?
Glossary.
Notes:
Cover title.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-143).
Contributor:
Read, Anna, author.
Johnston, Kelly, author.
Wafaie, Tareq, author.
American Planning Association. Planning Advisory Service.
ISBN:
9781611902020
1611902029
OCLC:
1097251684
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