University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources includes a wide variety of programs aimed at understanding California wildfire and how losses from wildfire can be minimized. Following is information for journalists on these UC resources.




UC web sites

  • eXtension Wildfire Information Network
    The eXtension Wildfire Information Network is a national collaboration of fire experts who are assembling, summarizing, developing and delivering educational materials related to wildfire.
  • 2015 Butte Fire Recovery Information
    These resources from UC Cooperative Extension in the Central Sierra are designed to help families recover from a wildfire. They include tips for safely returning to a home after a wildfire.

  • A virtual tour of the UC wildland-urban interface demonstration building
    Taking this virtual tour will allow potential builders to consider the trade-offs they face when designing a building to resist wildfire flames, radiant heat, and embers. The tour offers suggestions for selecting materials that are durable, cost effective and look nice.


Download wildfire photos

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Download wildfire video clips