October 02, 2017

Understanding the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) and WUI Risk Factors

By Kelly Johnston, RPF, FBAN

Planning to prevent and to prevent the spread of wildfires, especially in the urban-wildland interface that is common to cities, suburbs, and exurbs in the Western and InterMountain United States is a very regular and recurring issue. We have reproduced selected materials from the Pre-Conference Training Session held at the South Dakota Planning Association/Western Planner Conference held in Spearfish, South Dakota, in mid-September.

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