Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network


About the
FAC Learning Network

Our Mission

Our mission is to connect and support people and communities who are striving to live more safely with wildfire. The Network is a catalyst for spreading best practices and innovations in fire adaptation concepts nationwide.

The purpose of FAC Net is to exchange information, collaborate to enhance the practice of fire adaptation, and work together and at multiple scales to help communities live safely with fire. This includes embracing resiliency concepts and taking action before, during and after wildfires.

Our Story

Learn more about the history of the FAC Learning Network and discover what it means to be a network.

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Core Members determine areas of emphasis and actively contribute to the Network’s mission by: convening sub-networks, participating in Communities of Practice, developing resources and working to help their communities become more fire adapted.

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The Network is stewarded by The Watershed Research and Training Center and The Nature Conservancy.

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Our Team

The Network is operated by staff in California and Colorado. The Network also has several advisers and affiliated researchers.


Wondering what we mean by
“wildfire resilience”?
Discover more about community wildfire adaptation principles and resources.

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Is FAC the same thing as Firewise? 

Find the answer to this and other FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

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