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We Should Plan Homes To Minimize The Threat Of Wildfires

by Alice Hill, Jesse M. Keenanvia Newsweek
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Americans have been settling the west for over one hundred and fifty years. Today, we tame it one suburban development at a time. According to the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) measurement framework, the conversion rate from wildlands to urban development has grown to 4,000 acres per day or close to 2 million acres per year.