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Topic: Collaboration

Editor's Note: All blog entries are reviewed and edited for length and clarity by Network staff before approval for posting.

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  1. Bringing Private Landowners into the Fold: A Day in the Life with Ed Keith

    Ed Keith

    Has FAC always been a part of your job duties in your current position? Yes, I’d say FAC has always been a part of my current job, though we may not have called it that early on. My title, county forester, leads some people to think that I… Read More

  2. Working with Fire-Prone Communities in the Northeast: An Interview with Maureen Brooks

    Maureen Brooks

    Maureen Brooks is a cooperative fire specialist on the fire and aviation staff for the Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service (NA SPF). In her role, she provides technical assistance to 20 northeastern states regarding… Read More

  3. Crossing Lines to Promote Wildfire Awareness: Multi-State Wildfire Policy Initiative

    Sonya Sistare

    Written by: Sonya Sistare, Co-Manager, Living With Fire Program, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Wildfires don’t respect boundaries, whether they’re regarding fire protection jurisdictions, county and state lines or ownership… Read More

  4. Community-Focused Mitigation Programs and Resources: Interview with Chris Barth

    Chris Barth

    Chris Barth is a fire mitigation and education specialist with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Chris has worked for volunteer, municipal, county and federal agencies in fire management since 1992. During his career, he has worked with the… Read More

  5. Scaling Out: Sharing the FAC Net with Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    Nick Goulette

    Two weeks ago, nearly 100 western conservation leaders came together in Troutdale, Oregon for Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition’s (RVCC) 13th annual meeting. And we all know that when landscape conservation in the West is the focus of the… Read More

  6. From Collaboration to Mitigation: A Day in the Life with Jerry McAdams

    Jerry McAdams

    Editor’s note: This post is the first blog in a new FAC Net blog series entitled, “A Day in the Life of a FAC Practitioner.” The series is meant to showcase the diversity of the FAC practice by profiling individual practitioners. If you are… Read More

  7. Key Principles Behind Utah’s New Wildfire Policy: Engaging Municipalities and Distributing Risk

    Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands

    Written by: Jennifer Hansen, Utah Wildland Urban Interface Program Coordinator,  State of Utah, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands All over the country, FAC practitioners and policy makers alike are discussing a critical solution to the… Read More

  8. Four Corners Learning Exchange Highlights Mitigation Work and Culture Change

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Southwest is a new landscape for me, different than my northern California mixed-conifer home. So it is a special treat to be attending a learning exchange here, hosted by FireWise of Southwest Colorado and Fire Adapted Colorado. From the… Read More

  9. Social Impact Networks Are Helping Solve the World’s Complex Problems

    Wendy Fulks

    Reflections on a Network Leadership Symposium Wow. As a FAC Net staff co-lead, I thought I was pretty fired up about learning networks. Nope. Not compared to these folks. “These folks” are 175 nonprofit organization leaders and foundation… Read More

  10. So Little Time, So Much to Read: Conflict Management Blogs I Follow

    Michele Straube

    Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program blog. Reposted with the author’s permission.  Michele Straube is Director of the Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program at the Wallace… Read More