PROTECT YOUR HOME FROM WILDFIRE - This brochure has been prepared for all homeowners and landowners who live in Wyoming. The guidelines offered apply to all residential and urban areas, farm land, ranches, open fields, hillsides, and mountain areas. The tips and recommendations will help prevent your home from being lost to a devastating wildland fire. The information was developed as a result of actual experience by agencies, and firefighters, who carefully identified factors that have been successful in minimizing the risk from wildland fires.
FIREWISE STRUCTURES - This Guide offers design and construction strategies that can minimize property losses from wildland or forest fires. It is intended for architects, engineers, planners, contractors, builders, homeowners, landowners, or anyone considering building or modifying any structure in a Wildland-Urban Interface environment. The publication offers measures for reducing the fire risk, recognizing that you can “trade-off” various design features of the building’s exterior and its surroundings to meet FIREWISE requirements
THE MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLE - Mountain Pine Beetles (MPB) are one of the most damaging insect pests of Wyoming's pine forests. The MPB has caused extensive damage to trees on mountains, and in urban or urban-interface areas. The problem exists Statewide in any forested area. MPB develop in all mature pine species, especially in ponderosa, lodgepole and limber pine. This brochure offers valuable information about MPB signs and symptoms, its history and habits, evidence of infesttation, control and prevention options, and treatment methods.