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  1. Topic: Collaboration Type: Interview

    Implementing the Cohesive Strategy: An Interview with Katie Lighthall

    Katie Lighthall

    How would you characterize your role in helping communities become more fire adapted? My current role with the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy’s (Cohesive Strategy) Western Region is one of facilitation. I primarily assist federal, state,… Read More

  2. Summer Reading: 10 Wildfire and Behavior Change Books to Choose From

    Allison Jolley

    “Did you lock the house? Turn off the coffee pot? Pack the books?” That will be me next week, as my husband and I hit the road for a long-awaited beach getaway. Along with the beach towels, shade structure and sunscreen, books are at the top… Read More

  3. Networker by Day; Dad by Night; Firefighter at Heart: A Day in the Life with Porfirio Chavarria

    Porfirio Chavarria City of Santa Fe Fire Department

    Has Fire Adapted Communities (FAC) always been a part of your job? Since working at the Santa Fe Fire Department, FAC has been a part of my job description, even though it has not always been explicitly stated. In 2013, I attended the National… Read More

  4. The Department of the Interior Integrates Its Wildfire Programs: An Interview with the DOI’s Office of Wildland Fire

    Kristin Merony and Kim Van Hemelryck, the Department of the Interior's Office of Wildland Fire

    What does the Office of Wildland Fire do? The Office of Wildland Fire’s (OWF) principle roles are to develop policy for the management and oversight of the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) wildland fire programs and to ensure consistent… Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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

    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

  9. 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

  10. 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