Author

Emily E. Schlickman

Emily E. Schlickman

Emily E. Schlickman is assistant professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design at the University of California, Davis.

COMMENTARY

A case for retreat in the age of fire

By: , and - July 19, 2022

Wildfires in the American West are getting larger, more frequent, and more severe. Although efforts are underway to create fire-adapted communities, it’s important to realize that we cannot simply design our way out of wildfire – some communities will need to begin planning a retreat. Paradise, California, is an example. For decades, this community has […]