Resource Manager Toolkit: Post-fire Floods
Welcome to the After Fire Toolkit and Information site. Here managers, landowners, or communities can find guidance for assessing and preventing potential damage due to post-fire flooding and related events. Browse this site to find information on the research, methods, and tools available for measuring and reducing risks associated with post-fire flooding, debris flows and sedimentation.
For more information regarding post-fire issues addressed on this site, click on the links below.
Management of Post-Fire Flood & Erosion
Science of Post-Fire Flood & Erosion
This site is meant to serve as a resource for those interested in understanding the methods available to assess potential risks associated with post-fire events. However, wildfire preparation involves actions that occur before and long after a burn. We direct you to several other useful resources for more information regarding other aspects of fire planning.
Firewise communities and defensible spaces
New Mexico Floodplain Managers Association
Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers
Arizona Floodplain Management Association
Guidance on developing and implementing post-fire restoration activities
Department of Interiors Emergency stabilization and burned area rehabilitation
Cooperative Extension documents:
Climate in Forests and Woodlands
USDA Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response, BAER