Nation prepares to develop standards and protocols for widespread civilian useA 2012 Congressional mandate directed the Federal Aeronautics Administration...>Read More
Released July 10, 2013Experts from eXtension.org advise homeowners to create defenses against wildfires by starting with the house and then working out from...>Read More
Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building combined...>Read More
Prepare before the fire occurs by keeping the corrals and barns free of fuel (vegetation or hay) and have halters or facilities to load and remove the...>Read More
If there is a wildfire in your area you may need to get out and firefighters may need to get in, so build fire safety into your road or driveway designs and...>Read More
Most fire authorities have priorities in wildfires:Firefighters' first priority is to save lives. This includes the public as well as those fighting the...>Read More
Fire safety must be a major factor in landscape design when homes are built in wildfire-prone areas. Appropriate landscapes can make a significant...>Read More
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JoAnne Skelly is the Extension Educator with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) for Carson City and Storey County. She joined UNCE in 1992...
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