As wildland-urban interface grows, so does risk to people and habitats

15 septiembre 2015

Humans and habitat intersect in the wildland-urban interface, or WUI, a geography that now includes about one-third of homes in the United States within just 10 percent of the nation’s land area. Both numbers are growing, according to a new USDA Forest Service map book summarizing the extent of the nation’s WUI nationally and by state.