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Topic: Collaboration

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  1. Understanding Complexity and Risk in the Wildland Fire Environment: An Interview with Travis Dotson

    BY: Annie Schmidt , Travis Dotson

    Editor’s Note: FAC Net’s Annie Schmidt had the privilege of getting to know Travis Dotson of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center when she worked on the Spring Coulee… Read More

  2. I’ve Got Them Non-Profit Funding Blues: Lessons Learned in Funding Wildfire Resilience in Archuleta County, CO

    BY: Bill Trimarco

    “I’ve Got Them Non-Profit Funding Blues” Sadly, that is not the title of my new hit single, but rather a state of mind many of us struggle with on a day-to-day basis.… Read More

  3. Setting Goals for 2020: A Month-by-Month Approach

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    When your focus is helping your community live better with fire, your work is never done. Get more accomplished in 2020 by setting achievable goals and working with your… Read More

  4. 2019 Year In Review

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The long nights of December (in the northern hemisphere at least) lend themselves to reflection and contemplation. This past weekend, I found myself flipping through my… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration

    Type: Essay

  5. Changing the Fire Paradigm in New Jersey: The Power of Networks and Sustained Investments

    BY: Wendy Fulks , Bill Brash

    Relatively few people outside of New Jersey have heard about the 1.1-million-acre area known as the Pine Barrens, or Pinelands, a biological gem in the southern part of the… Read More

  6. A Day in The Life: Network Coordinators

    BY: Rebecca Samulski , Hilary Lundgren , Anne Mottek , Matt Piccarello , Ashley Juran

    Connecting, sharing, framing. Scheduling, organizing, illuminating. Asking hard questions. Co-developing strategies. Cheerleading, amplifying, elevating. Holding space.… Read More

  7. We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat: What is Capacity and How Do You Actually Build It?

    BY: Allison Jolley , Forest Schafer

    By Allison Jolley, Watershed Research and Training Center with additional reflections from Forest Schafer, California Tahoe Conservancy Back in high school, I rowed. As in… Read More

  8. Bringing the Voices of Collaborative Conservation to Decision Makers in D.C.: An Interview with Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    BY: Karen Hardigg, Tyson Bertone-Riggs

    Editor’s Note: Policy barriers play a substantial part in our everyday decision making processes and have significant implications for fire adaptation and community… Read More

  9. Cultural Burning and TEK: How Can FAC Practitioners Leverage Indigenous Connections to Fire Without Exploiting Them?

    BY: Allison Jolley

    “This is the thing: If you have the option to not think about or even consider history, whether you learned it right or not, or whether it even deserves consideration,… Read More

  10. Finding the Sweet Spot: Rigor Versus Impact in Certified Burner Programs

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I am a notorious softie. It became clear when we got our first dog 11 years ago: I am the one who defaults to empathy, and my husband, in contrast, defaults to discipline. Of… Read More