Firescaping Your Home: A Manual for Readiness in Wildfire Country


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$29.99  $27.89
Timber Press (OR)
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7.2 X 9.4 X 0.8 inches | 1.71 pounds

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About the Author

Adrienne Edwards, PhD, is a botanist, plant ecologist, garden designer, environmental consultant, and teacher. She began her botanical odyssey in the Southeast, spent time botanizing in the Midwest, and since 2006 has lived and worked in northern California. With over 30 years of experience teaching, doing environmental research, and consulting, plants continue to drive her passions. She is currently a faculty lecturer at California State University, Chico.

Rachel Schleiger, MS, is a plant ecologist who specializes in restoration ecology. She has lived in the WUI most of her life. Her family and property survived the most deadly and destructive fire on record, the 2018 Camp Fire. Over the last 3 years she has developed curriculum to teach about wildfire, both in-person and online through Butte College. She is currently a faculty lecturer at both Butte College and California State University, Chico.


"Ecologists Edwards and Schleiger debut with a solid manual on how California, Oregon, and Washington State residents can make their homes fire resistant and landscape responsibly....West Coast denizens will want to study up."--Publishers Weekly
"Keys to wildfire protection can be found in Firescaping Your Home...In full-color pages, the authors offer a catalog of hundreds of native plant species...they also discuss how fire behaves and how to think in terms of fire-suppression zones." --Chico Enterprise Record