Hazard and Risk Portal

Definition: Hazard - A fuel complex defined by kind, arrangement, volume, condition, and location that forms a special threat of ignition and resistance to control. Risk - The chance of fire starting as determined by the presence and activity of causative agents.
(National Wildfire Coordinating Group/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

The hazard and risk topic page contains resources related to the study of hazards associated with wildland fire in the environment as well as risk management and risk assessment.

Upcoming Events

Rangeland Summit: Preventing Catastrophic Wildfire in California - The Role for Livestock Grazing
Cabral Agriculture Center
January 15, 2019 9:00 am to 3:30 pm PST

Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact Winter Awareness Meeting
January 29, 2019 (All day) to January 31, 2019 (All day)

Fifth Annual Burning Issues Workshop and Michigan Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting: Decision-making for Fire-dependent Systems
Fort Custer National Training Center (FCTC)
February 5, 2019 12:00 am PST to February 6, 2019 11:00 pm PST

Webinar - Homeowner Preparedness in the WUI
February 20, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PST