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  1. Ranch Management with a Fire Adaptation Twist: A Day in the Life with Matthew Ward

    Island Park Sustainable Fire Community

    Has FAC always been a part of your job? No. In 2012, I moved to Idaho to manage the Flat Ranch Preserve. At that time, the Idaho Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) was not involved in collaborative forest restoration, nor did we have a… Read More

  2. Community Wildfire Adaptation: North Georgia-Style

    Wendy Fulks

    Did you know they have federally listed endangered green pitcher plants in the mountains of north Georgia? Me neither. I learned this (and got to see some of these carnivorous plants) while participating in the 12th annual Southern Blue Ridge… Read More

  3. Community Magic: Community-Based Asset Mapping Establishes New Connections for Fire Adaptation

    Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    Jana Carp is a fourth-generation resident of northern California. She taught urban planning and community development at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina from 1999-2012, where she involved students in asset-based community… Read More

  4. PERFACT – More than a Creative Acronym; A Project Advancing Integrated Fire Management

    Nick Goulette

    PERFACT stands for “Promoting Ecosystem Resilience and Fire Adapted Communities Together.” While it’s a long and perhaps obscure acronym, the partnership’s components will be familiar to many in the fire world. The Fire Learning Network… Read More

  5. Cross Boundary Fire Adaptation: Tahoe Basin Field Exchange

    Forest Schafer Allison Jolley

    The Lake Tahoe Basin (basin), the location of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s 2017 annual workshop, is the epitome of a multi-jurisdictional landscape. At just over 200,000 acres, it covers portions of two states, five counties and… Read More

  6. FAC Net Meets in Tahoe!

    Allison Jolley

    Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network is wrapping up a great workshop in Lake Tahoe! Stay tuned for a post later this month that will highlight the workshop’s take-aways. Thanks to all of the workshop attendees for making the week a great… Read More

  7. The Role of the Bureau of Land Management in FAC: An Interview with Richard Parrish

    Richard Parrish

    Richard Parrish graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in natural resources. He currently works for the Spokane District of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as the assistant fire management officer. He has worked for the… Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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