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.
Defensible Space Inspection Contacts
Defensible space inspections are a critical proactive measure in mitigating the risks associated with wildfires. This resource can help you schedule yours.
The Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)
The goal of a CWPP is to define and identify a community’s priorities for the protection of life, property, shared assets, and infrastructure in the event of a wildfire. Moreover, CWPPs allow communities to influence were and how to implement fuel reduction and other wildfire prevention and mitigation strategies...
Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) Publications
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...