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San Diego Wildfires Education Project

Web Site Subdirectory Pages

1.       WELCOME PAGE (HOME)

Purpose
Goals and Objectives
Partners
Advisory Board
Sponsors
Project Schedule
Project Summary
Links
Sitemap

2FIRE EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR SAN DIEGO TEACHERS

What is Fire Ecology?

•Fire Effects on Vegitation

•Fire Effects on Wildlife

How Fire Burns

•Fire Triangle

•Fire Behavior

San Diego County Fire Facts

•2007 San Diego Wildfires

2003 San Diego Wildfires

Before, During, and After a Wildfire--What You Should Do!

Overview of San Diego’s Biodiversity

•What is Biodiversity?

•Top 10 Biodiversity Regions on Earth

•Distinct Habitats of California

•Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species

•Why is Biodiversity Important?

•San Diego's Wilderness Areas

San Diego Habitats

•Beach/SaltMarsh/Lagoon

•Coastal Sage Scrub

•Grassland

•Chaparral

•Oak Woodland

•Riparian (Streamsides)

•Freshwater Marsh/Montane (mountain) Meadow/Vernal Pool

•Mixed Conifer Forest

•Desert

Summary of Fire Impacts on San Diego

•Fire Impact on San Diego Water Sources

•Fire Impact on San Diego Plants and Animals

•Fire Impact on San Diego Soils

•Fire Impacts on People and Property

Fire in Chaparral

Fire in Mixed Conifer Forest

•Burning of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

•Tree Species of the Mixed Conifer Forest

•Current Fire Recovery Studies

Post-Fire Environmental Recovery

•Beach/SaltMarsh/Lagoon

•Coastal Sage Scrub

•Grassland

•Chaparral

•Oak Woodland

•Riparian (Streamsides)

•Freshwater Marsh/Montane (mountain) Meadow/Vernal Pool

•Mixed Conifer Forest

•Desert

Glossary of Fire Terms

Additional Educational Resources (Annotated)

•Environmental Education

•Fire Ecology

•Fire Education

3FIRE EDUCATION MATERIALS AND ACTIVITIES

FOR GRADES K-8

Before You Talk About the Fires…

Fire Education Primer

Fire Education Teacher Training Kits (PDF downloadable)

In-Class Learning Activities (PDF downloadable)

Grades K-2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Field Work Learning Experiences (PDF downloadable)

Grades K-2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

4PHOTO GALLERY

San Diego 2007 Wildfires
       Urban and Rural Areas Prior to 2007 Wildfires
                •Urban
                •Rural and Backcountry

San Diego 2007 Wildfires
        •Ammo Fire
        •Coronado Hills Fire
        •Harris Fire
        •McCoy Fire
        •Poomacha Fire
        •Rice Fire
        •Roca Fire
        •Rosa Fire
        •Witch Fire

San Diego 2003 Wildfires

Urban and Rural Areas Prior to 2003 Fires

Urban

Backcountry

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

San Diego 2003 WildFires

Overview

Cedar Fire

Urban Evacuation, Fire, Firefighting

Backcountry Fire, Evacuation, Firefighting

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park Fire Damage

Paradise Fire

Fire, Evacuation, Firefighting

Otay Fire

Fire and Fighting

2004 Fire Recovery

Otay Mountain Wilderness Area

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

2005 Fire Recovery

Otay Mountain Wilderness Area

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

5MAP GALLERY (Gallery Directory Page)

San Diego County Burn Perimeters for Paradise, Cedar, 

    and  Otay Fires

San Diego County Cedar Fire Path

Satellite Images of Southern California Fires

San Diego County Fire Map 2003 (time lapse movie)

San Diego County Cedar Fire 2003 (time lapse movie)

San Diego County Paradise Fire 2003 (time lapse movie)

Potential Post-Fire Landslides

Fire Frequency in San Diego County

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