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National Resources

Planning the Wildland-Urban Interface
This publication by the American Planning Association and USDA Forest Services is free and offers a comprehensive overview of the wildland-urban interface, wildfire hazard, wildfire risk, planning tools, and examples from across the U.S..

Community Wildfire Safety Through Regulation
This publication by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a best practices guide for planners and regulators.

National Wildland-Urban Interface Maps
National WUI maps and data published by University of Wisconsin-Madison SILVIS Lab.

Wildland Urban Interface Resources
The U.S. Fire Administration provides resources and information to help communities prepare for wildfire.

County Wildfire Playbook
This interactive guide by the National Association of Counties (NACo) provides wildfire planning resources for counties based on their level of capacity.

Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide
This guide is published by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) to promote common usage of wildfire mitigation terms and definitions.

Wildfire Mitigation Assessment (MAT) Reports
Post-fire assessments and technical guidance from FEMA to inform wildfire resilient building and planning decisions at the property and subdivision scales.

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