Land managers, planners and fire agencies are using a Web site developed by Idaho State University and the Bureau of Land Management to help determine the fire danger where wild and urban lands meet in nine southeast Idaho counties.
The Web site – http://giscenter-ims.isu.edu/website/wui/viewer.htm – displays results of the ISU-BLM Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Projects, which features fire information for Bannock, Bingham, Teton, Clark, Power, Oneida, Caribou, Bear Lake and Fremont counties. The information was developed at the ISU GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Center in Pocatello. A similar wildfire assessment for Bonneville County will be completed this fall. [Read more…]