Weighing the Benefits and Cost of Managing Forested Watersheds to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Tracy Stanton
June 3, 2021

Our friends at Confluence West have produced several blog posts and curated other resources focused on the mounting costs of western wildfires as well as the pathway forward. This year’s wildfire season is creating early concern for western forest/watershed managers. Western water utilities, in particular, are weighing the benefits/costs of treatments for fuels reduction aided by a new report produced in partnership with Earth Economics and the US Forest Service.