Fire Adapted Nevada Partnership

In wildfire-prone areas, fire adapted communities reduce the potential for loss of human life and injury, minimize damage to homes and infrastructure, and reduce firefighting costs by taking the necessary steps to prepare properties and people before a wildfire.

  • Get Informed

    Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN) is a multi-agency initiative led by NDF that works with our neighbors and agency partners to create fire adapted communities.

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  • Get Prepared

    Learn how to live more safely with the threat of wildfire. There are steps that residents and communities can take before a fire occurs.

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  • Get Involved

    Commit to advancing the practice of fire adaptation and to sharing and learning with other community wildfire resilience practitioners.

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What is FAN?

Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN) is a Multi-Jurisdictional Fuel Reduction and Wildfire Prevention Strategy. Members are a group of dedicated professionals committed to protecting life, property and the environment throughout the State of Nevada through proper management of the forests to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire, thereby protecting communities, while safeguarding the natural resources of Nevada. FAN is overseen by a Multi-Agency Coordinating Group which includes the BLM and USFS, regional and local agency executives.

Photo Credit: Reno Gazette Journal, 2022.

Step 1 - Get Informed

Did You Know? Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN) partners with Living With Fire to help provide communities with the resources to become more fire adapted. We work across the State of Nevada on community wildfire mitigation efforts, helping communities access resources...

Step 2 - Get Prepared

Know Your Risk! Residents can learn how to live more safely with the threat of wildfire. There are proven steps that residents and whole communities can take before a fire to improve the odds of wildfire survival...

Step 3 - Get Involved

Join the FAN Club! Fire Adapted Nevada, Firewise USA® and the IAFC Ready, Set, GO! programs are here to get you started. These programs work in a complementary and collaborative fashion to amplify the preparedness messages to better achieve the common goal we all share of fire adapted communities...

Step 4 - Create a Plan

Community or County Wide Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) that incorporate all communities within the county are authorized and defined in Title I of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (HFRA). CWPP’s represent the best opportunity that communities have to address the challenges...

Highlighted Projects

Western Region
Lot X Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Project
The Lot X Fuels Reduction and Forest Reforestation Project was funded through a US Forest Service Hazardous Fuels Grant, to improve forest and riparian health in Lot X...
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Northern Region
Ruby Lake Estates Project
In partnership with the United States Forest Service, Conservation Crews from Wells and Carlin began work on the Ruby Lake Estates project in October of 2020. Located on the Southeast side of the Ruby Mountains...
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Southern Region
Pinyon-Juniper Encroachment Project
This project improved sagebrush habitat and riparian health on approximately 300 acres by reducing the impact of encroaching conifers on sagebrush ecosystems...
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