Wildland-Urban Interface Wildland Urban Interface

Georgia is experiencing a movement of population from cities and towns into forest and farmland. This change in land use has brought a diverse range of challenges to foresters and other natural resource managers and has created a landscape known as the wildland-urban interface (WUI).

The USDA Forest Service and cooperating state agencies developed InterfaceSouth to heighten awareness of and provide information about wildland-urban interface (WUI) issues in the Southern regions of the United States.

Current issues in the wildland-urban interface include: