The mission of the Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center is twofold:

1) to review, integrate, and apply knowledge to predict, detect, and assess environmental threats to public and private forests and grasslands of the west, and

2) to deliver this knowledge to managers in ways that are timely, useful, and user friendly.

WWETAC currently supports research in 4 key areas:

Global Climate Change Map Larch Casebearer damage
Landscape Analysis Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fire

Wildfire Risk and
Fuels Management

Individual project abstracts categorized by threat area can be found by clicking on threat area titles above. A complete listing of current projects can be found on our Projects Page. A complete listing of previous projects can be found here.