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  1. Decades of Progress – Promoting Forest Treatments and Public Support

    FAC Network Participant

    No community becomes fire adapted overnight – often it takes decades of concerted effort to foster collaboration and overcome disagreements, public opposition and other… Read More

  2. Multiagency Cooperative Burning in the WUI

    BY: Mike Caggiano, South Central Mountain RC&D

    Being fire adapted means taking a variety of approaches to protecting a community against high-intensity wildfires, and also recognizing fire’s natural role in the… Read More

  3. Guide to Fire Adapted Communities

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Fire Adapted Communities Coalition recently released a Guide to Fire Adapted Communities. The six chapter guide covers everything from “What is a Fire Adapted… Read More

  4. What Makes a FAC Program Worth Investing In?

    BY: David Burchfield

      Annie Schmidt of the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coaltion accepts her prize from Nick Goulette. Photo… Read More

  5. Looking at FAC in the Field

    FAC Network Participant

    As part of our FAC Learning Network annual workshop this month, participants had the opportunity to get out into the field and tour  areas near Colorado Springs. These places… Read More

  6. Building Trust in Fire-Affected Communities: A Planning Guide for Managers

    BY: Dr. Bruce Shindler, Oregon State University

    In increasing numbers, agency personnel, interest groups and residents of at-risk communities are coming together to consider wildfire problems and taking steps to solve them.… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Communications / Outreach Type: Tools / Resources

  7. FAC Network Looks Forward

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    In preparation for our annual workshop next week, FAC Network participants shared information about what they are looking forward to working on in the coming year. Liz Rank of… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Learning networks Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned Tools / Resources

  8. FAC Advocate Receives Silver Smokey Award

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    A 27-year Forest Service veteran who has been promoting FAC efforts across north Georgia (including the FAC Network pilot community of Towns County) recently received national… Read More

  9. Getting a Great Turnout (Part 3): coordinate an effective media strategy

    FAC Network Participant

    Working with local media before and after your event helps increase audience turnout and share successes afterward.… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Communications / Outreach Learning networks Type: Tools / Resources

  10. Getting a Great Event Turnout (Part 1): Recruiting a Keynote Speaker

    FAC Network Participant

    This post is the first in a multi-part series. It was a cold and gray day on March 1st in Woodland Park, Colorado. Spring was still a few weeks away, and snow blanketed… Read More