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Community Wildfire Prevention & Safety

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Grand Canyon Village

Throughout the United States it is more and more common to see homes and other types of structures in wildland environments. This trend is creating an expansion of wildland urban interface areas where structures are located next to large amounts of vegetation. Because of their location, these structures are extremely vulnerable to fire, should a wildfire occur in the surrounding area.

These links provide you with resources available to homeowners in the wildland urban interface to learn about keeping your property safe from wildfire.

 
 
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Did You Know?

GRAND CANYON TRILOBITE

The Cambrian seas of the Grand Canyon were home to several kinds of trilobite, whose closest living relative is the modern horsehoe crab. They left their fossil record in the mud of the Bright Angel Shale over 500 million years ago.