This section has been developed with you, the civic leader, in mind. Leadership is an important link in addressing wildland fire risk, and your understanding of the issues can effectively guide your community to be prepared and stay safe.
To save you time, we’ve highlighted resources we think are particularly helpful – information on our Firewise Communities/USA Recognition program, the “Firewise Getting Started” Kits for a complete program overview, success stories to promote Firewise concepts, and media outreach tools.
- Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program
If you aren’t familiar with our Firewise Communities/USA Recognition program, this section provides information about an easy way for your community to take action and become a recognized Firewise community!
- “Getting Started With Firewise” Kit
If you are looking for a helpful package of materials to get started with Firewise, look no further. This sample of Firewise products is effective for educating groups about protecting property and natural resources from the threat of wildfire. Order your Kit for FREE today!
- Success Stories
Highlighting success stories can effectively show community members how easy it is to employ Firewise principles. Look through some of our best examples.
- Press Room
Our press room provides information and resources to help you communicate with the media, including story ideas for your local newspapers.
There's always more to learn about Firewise
Check out our pages on grants & resources and our online catalog for ways to get assistance and free materials to help in your wildfire safety efforts.
Planning a Firewise event? Use the events page to submit your event. You can look at the calendar to see what's happening around the country and the world with Firewise-related activities.
To keep posted on Firewise activities, join our e-mail list. You'll get monthly and quarterly notices of our newsletters and more.
Want to join online conversations with others interested in wildfire safety? The Firewise Communities program is using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to help inspire and educate. Use the connect with others area to find our social media pages or subscribe to our blog.