Latest Round of Trainings with CAL FIRE Completed

Last month, CWPC and CAL FIRE – Office of the State Fire Marshal’s Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation Division wrapped up another successful round of trainings to educate planners, fire officials, building officials, and other professionals on Land Use...

New Guidance for Adopting Defensible Space Ordinances

Defensible space ordinances, also referred to as vegetation management, hazardous brush, or landscaping ordinances, can be a powerful regulatory tool to help communities reduce risk in the wildland-urban interface. Communities using this approach can effectively alter...

CWPC Launches WUI Planning Hub

CWPC has launched a new WUI Planning Hub on our website to provide resources and tools for land use planners, fire mitigation specialists, and other practitioners interested or engaged in wildland-urban interface (WUI) planning activities. One of our WUI Planning...

New Wildfire Planning Resources from California

California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) published two new wildfire planning resources to support local agencies as they plan for wildfire at the community scale. Although the primary audiences for these resources are planners and other...