They are of mixed land cover with a large portion of the county forested. These counties are more demographically stressed with a lower population density than others in the west.
Example of a Typical County — Del Norte County, California: Large fires occurred here in 2002 and 2008 on the Six Rivers National Forest. The eastern part is coast redwood that rarely burns.
|Vegetation and Fuels||High|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, more potential for resource benefits.