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    Author(s): Yvonne C. Barkeley; Chris Schnepf; Jack D. Cohen
    Date: 2004
    Source: Station Bulletin #67, January 2005. Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station, Moscow, ID. University of Idaho Extension. 21 p.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    This publication is designed to help you minimize the risks of losing your home from wildfire. The first step is to understand wildife and how homes are destroyed. Next, consider the fire resistiveness of your house and the surrounding landscape, and take the necessary steps to minimize your home ignition potential. After taking care of your home and immediate surroundings, you can move out into your surrounding forest or rangeland and take additional steps to minimize your risk.

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    Citation

    Barkeley, Yvonne C.; Schnepf, Chris; Cohen, Jack D. 2004. Protecting and landscaping homes in the wildland/urban interface. Station Bulletin #67, January 2005. Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station, Moscow, ID. University of Idaho Extension. 21 p.

    Keywords

    wildland/urban interface, wildfire, landscape, home ignition potential

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