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    Thu Nov 12, 2020

    Fire First Responders and Forest Restoration, a Vital Connection: A Day in the Life of Neil Chapman

    Editor’s Note: In this week’s blog we get a chance to chat with Neil Chapman, Forest Health Supervisor for the Wildland Fire Management Program of…


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    Thu Nov 05, 2020

    Taking Responsibility for What is Precious to Us: A Day in the Life of Magdalena Valderrama

    Editor’s Note: This month FAC Net’s Michelle Medley-Daniel had the opportunity to touch base with a FAC Net Core member, the indomitable Magdalena…


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    Thu Oct 29, 2020

    Listening to My Neighbors First: A Day in the Life of Carlie Murphy

    This month, FAC Net connected with one of our new members, Carlie Murphy, coordinator of the Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities, to learn more…


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    Thu Jun 11, 2020

    A Day in the Life with Susie Kocher, Central Sierra Cooperative Extension

    This month, we connected with Susie Kocher, Forestry & Natural Resources Advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension, to learn…


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    Thu Nov 21, 2019

    A Day in The Life: Network Coordinators

    Connecting, sharing, framing.
    Scheduling, organizing, illuminating.
    Asking hard questions. Co-developing strategies.
    Cheerleading, amplifying,…


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    Thu Jun 06, 2019

    A Day in the Life with Andrew Notbohm: How Emergency Management and FAC Go Hand in Hand

    Interviewer’s note: During my five years working with FAC Net, I’ve discovered a passion for understanding how communities prepare for, respond to…


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    Thu Jul 19, 2018

    Redefining Environmentalism: A Day in the Life with Hilary Lundgren

    Growing up, my family piled into our FJ55 Toyota Landcruiser for “safaris.” We drove to the forest, into the Blue Mountains, which are tucked in…


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    Thu Apr 12, 2018

    Farmer Gone FAC: A Day in the Life with Frank M. Riley Jr.

    My roots run deep in Towns County, Georgia. My grandfather was born here in the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1889, and in fact, he was Towns…


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    Thu Mar 22, 2018

    Fire in His Blood, Pace and Scale on His Mind: A Day in the Life with Forest Schafer

    It’s hard to forget your first wildland fire. Mine was years before I started fighting fires, and I remember seeing trees explode into flames as…


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    Tue Jan 09, 2018

    Working Together: That’s the Central-Oregon Way [A Day in the Life with Alison Green]

    What did you do prior to working on community wildfire resilience? How did you get into FAC work?
    Prior to Project Wildfire, I fought fire for the…


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