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.

  • Fire Adapted Nevada

    Fire Adapted Nevada is a program designed to help residents and visitors prepare for wildfire. Led by the Nevada Division of Forestry, Living with Fire...

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  • Mitigate Risk

    Get organized, find direction, and take action to increase ignition resistance to your home and in the process help reduce wildfire risks at the local level...

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  • Prepare and Go

    Be ready before wildfires occur with supplies and information, and go early when evacuating to stay safe, helping firefighters put wildfires out quicker...

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“The task for wildfire managers is to manage the risk to communities and ecosystems in both the short- and long-terms by implementing a coordinated and science-based program of fuels reduction, fire suppression and community planning."

Testimony of George Geissler, WA State Forester; on behalf of National Association of State Foresters, submitted to U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources briefing, June 5, 2020.

Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP)

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...

Firewise USA®

Nevada Division of Forestry encourages all neighborhoods or small communities to become a recognized Firewise USA® site. Preparing your home for wildfire is the most immediate step you can take. However, just preparing your home for wildfire won’t reduce the risks to your home that come from the community or neighborhood...

Funding Support

There are many things homeowners can and should do to prepare and protect their homes to survive a wildfire. Creating defensible space, managing vegetation and landscaping, using fire resistant construction materials, and properly storing firewood and other combustible materials...

Ready, Set, Go!

Nevada communities experience threatening wildland fires throughout the year. Ready, Set, Go! is meant to be a community-based program that encourages engagement between local fire departments and residents. When these two work together, residents can be better prepared to reduce...

Highlighted Projects

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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NV Energy-SB 508 Initiative
This initiative will fund wildfire fuel reduction, wildfire suppression resources, and restoration/rehabilitation treatments across Nevada within or adjacent to NV Energy Service Areas...
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