Restoration and Rehabilitation Portal

Definition: Restoration - An intentional activity that initiates or accelerates the recovery of an ecosystem's health, integrity and sustainability. Rehabilitation - The activities necessary to repair damage or disturbance caused by wildfire or suppression activity.
(Society for Ecological Restoration / National Wildfire Coordinating Group /Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

Postfire rehabilitation refers to the emergency measures taken to mitigate potentially deleterious effects that can occur immediately after a wildfire. Postfire restoration generally refers to the long-term efforts to restore habitat quality, resilience, and productivity, including activities such as tree planting, noxious weed control, fuel reduction, and riparian restoration.

Upcoming Events

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
November 18, 2019 12:00 am PST to November 22, 2019 11:00 pm PST