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Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Strategies for Developing a Fire-Adapted Community, Course II F0638

Training Specialist

Michael Weller

Delivery type

2-day off-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

Pending (ACE Review): In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science, fire prevention or public safety.

This 2-day course empowers the student to select applicable fire-adapted community mitigation strategies to include in a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the local community. This course is designed to identify mitigation strategies in each of the 4 wildland urban interface hazard attribute environments as a critical step in the development of a CWPP.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: PDF 103KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 132KB

The target audience for this course may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Fire and emergency service representatives.
  • Community leaders/decision-makers.
  • Commissioners, elected officials and other local policymakers.
  • Code officials: building, planning, etc.
  • Environmental groups.
  • Land managers and foresters.
  • Other key local stakeholders.

Successful completion of "Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Introduction and Leadership, Course I" (F/W/O0637).

Upcoming offerings

Email or call the official under Contact(s) if you are interested in attending a course.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
April 11 - 12, 2023 Deer Park, Washington
Howard Scartozzi
Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal
Washington State Patrol - Fire Prevention Bureau
Esther Hernandez
Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal
Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office
May 22 - 23, 2023 Salem, Oregon
Julie Olsen
Fire Program Manager
Kayla Ballrot
Fire Certification Supervisor
Aaron Bielemeier
Fire Training Coordinator