wildfire links


CNPS Policies, Guidelines, and Resources 

Advice about Landscaping the Fire Zone in San Diego (pdf)

CNPS Native Plant Landscaping To Reduce Wildfire Risk (pdf) - As seen in an article by David Chipping in the CNPS Bulletin

CNPS Policy on Seeding After Wildfire

CNPS Policy on Introduction of Ryegrass

CNPS Policy on Shrubland Management

Sources for Native Plants in Southern California

Sources for Seeds and Bulbs of California Natives

Websites and Resources

The California Chaparral Institute ...the voice of the chaparral

The San Diego Wildfire Education Project - Designed for the public and teachers

Web Mapping Services for San Diego 2007 Wildfires

Articles, Books, Letters, and References

Idaho Rehabilitates Scorched Land from Wildfire by John Gramlich, Stateline.org, Oct 26, 2007

The 2007 Fallbrook Fire: A Fire In A Suburban Rural Landscape
How The Winterwarm Area Was Saved by Tom Chester

Protecting Property from Fire Losses (pdf) by Travis Longcore, Ph.D. Science Director, The Urban Wildlands Group, Director of Urban Ecological Research, USC Center for Sustainable Cities (310) 247-9719 This article lays out the relationship between structure loss and fuel modification. Fuel mod alone is not the answer (see Table 2). 

Fire Reduction Policies - by Kay Stewart, An open letter after the 2007 fire.

Is Home Protection Impossible In San Diego Wildfires? by Carrie Schneider

Studying the houses that survived the 1993 Laguna Beach fire storm yields lessons in building to withstand the heat from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine, by John Underwood


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