Home Evaluation: Interns from the Student Conservation Association help homeowners learn about how to protect their home from wildfire. An inventory of vegetation fire hazards around the home is done using guidelines developed by the firefighting community. These guidelines recommend removing highly fire prone plants and low-lying limbs. They also call for separating shrubs and tree crowns. This creates "defensible space" which increases the chance a home can be protected or survive on its own.
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