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Wildfire Recovery Guides from Other Sources

Additional resources on recovering and responding to wildfire.

The After the Fire Toolkit was designed to allow community coalitions, local wildfire coordinating groups, fire districts and other wildfire organizations to respond to post-fire community needs quickly, accurately, and comprehensively. It includes items such as templates for Public Service Announcements, doorhangers and more.

The Phoenix Guide
The Phoenix Guide is a handbook for watershed and community wildland fire recovery, and provides information on the impacts of wildfire, community engagement, the recovery process, restoring landscapes, volunteer liability, and grants.

Community Wildfire Desk Guide & Toolkit
This is a good, condensed comprehensive resource for communities developed by the National Association of Conservation Districts. It includes post-wildfire information such as obtaining and delivering assistance, revitalizing the local community, and identifying threats of flooding.

Recovering From Wildfire: A Guide for Arizona’s Forest Owners
This guide from Arizona Cooperative Extension focuses on resource damages, erosion control measures, and assessing tree damage.

Burned Area Rehabilitation Guide from the Natural Resources Conservation Service in New Mexico.

Toolkit Outreach Materials

Outreach materials area already designed – all you  have to do is enter your contact information, change the resources to be appropriate for your community, and start getting the word out.

Within this toolkit you will find the following:

All of the above resources are designed to be customizable for your community.  No special software or printing capability is needed.  Any computer capable of opening, editing and printing a Microsoft Word and/or PDF file is able to utilize the materials within the toolkit.

The Toolkit was put together by the Chumstick Coalition, a member of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network. For questions regarding the After the Fire toolkit, please email