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  1. #Fireadapted Summer Reading: 2018

    BY: Allison Jolley

    When I asked for summer reading recommendations, I started to panic when no one sent me books about wildfire. People were sending me books about … people. I had been reading… Read More

  2. Fire Adapted Communities on the Range: Why Rangeland Fire Protection Associations Matter

    BY: Emily Jane “EJ” Davis

    On a hot summer day, lightning splits the sky in southeastern Oregon. Smoke begins to rise. Before long, a wildfire takes off through the dry sagebrush and grass, driven by… Read More

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

    BY: Forest Schafer , Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

    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 they lit up the dark… Read More

  4. Better Work, Bigger Impact: Recent Fire Adaptation Highlights

    BY: FAC Net Staff

    April marks FAC Net’s fifth year of operations. According to some traditions, an appropriate five-year anniversary gift is something made of wood. For FAC Net members and… Read More

  5. The Power of the Partnership: A Day in the Life with Eytan Krasilovsky

    BY: Forest Stewards Guild

    Where does your job take you? Just yesterday, I helped lead a field tour in the Zuni Mountains landscape, where I have been working in partnership with the Cibola National… Read More

  6. How Salt Lake City’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan Generated Action in Less Than a Year

    FAC Network Participant

    May 22, 2017 marked a significant date for us in the Wasatch Front. Salt Lake City, Utah’s state capital and largest wildland-urban interface, completed its Community… Read More

  7. Overcoming Capacity Barriers to Fuels Reduction Projects

    BY: Steve Orr

    West Metro Fire Rescue completed a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) in 2007. We have been actively engaged in community outreach and education since then, but fuels… Read More

  8. Fantastic Failure! Multi-Jurisdictional NEPA: Big Dreams Take Time

    BY: Eytan Krasilovsky, Forest Stewards Guild

    Editor’s note: FAC Net sends our deepest condolences to those suffering losses, including the lives of loved ones, from the recent wildfires. I encourage everyone to be… Read More

  9. The Power of Private Lands

    BY: Emily Hohman

    A while back I was walking through a recently completed prescribed burn unit with some colleagues who represented a variety of conservation entities. We were admiring the… Read More

  10. Fire and Water are Linked in New Mexico

    BY: ​ Anne Bradley, The Nature Conservancy

    The Fire that Called Us to Action In 2011, the Las Conchas Fire burned 156,000 acres in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. At the time, it was the largest forest fire in New… Read More