These rangelands systems experience a large area burned. There is little federal ownership. Counties need to be prepared for large, long duration fires. In many counties, the BLM could serve as a primary lead for planning. There is a potential for prescribed fire use and wildland fire use where there are suitable buffers for community protection.
Example of a Typical County — Natrona County, Wyoming: This county includes the town of Casper and a patchwork of BLM land. It has experienced large wildfires in the area’s forest and grassland.
|Vegetation and Fuels||High|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
|Human-Caused Ignitions||Very Low|
Effective and Efficient Response:
There is high risk of large wildfires, more potential for resource benefits.