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  1. What’s on Tap for 2018? Our New Year’s Resolutions

    Allison Jolley

    I will comb my hair every day. I will call my grandparents more. I will practice gratitude. Those are a few of my New Year’s resolutions. I know, I know, most of us cringe in regard to New Year’s resolutions, but at the same time, I believe… Read More

  2. Working Together: That’s the Central-Oregon Way [A Day in the Life with Alison Green]

    Alison Green Project Wildfire

    What did you do prior to working on community wildfire resilience? How did you get into FAC work? Prior to Project Wildfire, I fought fire for the USDA Forest Service, performed recreational site surveys, and worked for a property management… Read More

  3. Fantastic Failure: False Hope and the Four Mile Canyon Fire

    Dave Lasky

    On the morning of Septemb­­er 2, 2010, the Four Mile Canyon Fire ignited in the Rocky Mountain Foothills, just west of Boulder, Colorado. Eighteen hours later, 168 homes were destroyed, and over 6,000 acres had burned. For me, what started as a… Read More

  4. Communicating Amidst Controversy: The Fire Learning Trail [An Interview with Jenifer Bunty]

    Jenifer Bunty, Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists

    View an enlarged version of the feature image above. Think back a few y­­ears, and tell us about the conversation around prescribed fire in your region. In 2011, the Pisgah National Forest proposed a series of controlled burns in Linville… Read More

  5. New 5-Minute Video! What is a Fire Adapted Community? Meet Fred and Find Out.

    Allison Jolley

    Need a quick and clever way to explain community wildfire resilience? Searching for a relatable illustration of community wildfire adaptation? The Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network just released an animated video that fills that… Read More

  6. Prescribed Fire Outreach Assessment — The Verdict Is In

    Jennifer Fawcett

    As members of the fire community, we often talk about the need for more prescribed fire. But, are we prepared for everything that goes along with it? It might seem obvious that prescribed fire use comes with a need for prescribed fire outreach.… Read More

  7. Does the “C” in Coordinating Actually Stand for Communicating? A Day in the Life with Kara Karboski

    Kara Karboski, Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council

    How did you get into community wildfire resilience work? I’ve been working on fire adapted communities efforts since I started at the Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D). Part of my role at the RC&D involves… Read More

  8. Community Wildfire Resilience Workshop Gets Rave Reviews — Key Ingredients

    Gloria Erickson

    “Loved this!!!!” “Best use of my time!!!!” “Field tours were great!” “Presentations were informative; presenters were engaging.” These are the kind of comments you hope to receive on participant evaluations after an event.… Read More

  9. What the Joint Fire Science Program Can Do for You: An Interview with Coleen Haskell

    Coleen Haskell, Joint Fire Science Program

    Tell us about the Fire Science Exchange Network. The Joint Fire Science Program’s Fire Science Exchange Network (FSEN) is a science delivery mechanism that integrates the best available fire research with wildland fire, fuels and land managers. It… Read More

  10. The ABC’s of Wildfire Terminology

    Allison Jolley

    “What did the IC say about the fuel models in the area where we’ll be performing burn out operations? I can’t wait to get my red card and work on my faller quals!” “The fire behavior forecast suggests that it’ll be weeks until we contain… Read More