Balancing the playing field: Development and Wildfire Resiliency
Track: Urban and Regional Planning
Authors: Scott Rothberg
Fire and water are Florida's lifeblood. Both plants and animals have adapted strategies which allow them to flourish under natural fire regimes. People- Well we are a little behind the curve.
This presentation looks at how one developer in the interior part of Florida included wildlife corridor modeling and wildfire modeling to determine the regional impact of three potential development designs. The resiliency of the development designs and the resiliency of fire-dependent species are assessed