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Topic: Communications / Outreach

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  1. Community-Focused Mitigation Programs and Resources: Interview with Chris Barth

    Chris Barth

    Chris Barth is a fire mitigation and education specialist with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Chris has worked for volunteer, municipal, county and federal agencies in fire management since 1992. During his career, he has worked with the… Read More

  2. Teaching Fire with Fire: A Unique Approach to Community Outreach

    Conrad Greaves, Talking Talons Youth Leadership

    If your goals are to increase awareness about forest restoration and to advance FAC, schools can be a great place to start. Over the past few months, educators from Talking Talons Youth Leadership have been delivering a forest and fire program to… Read More

  3. Urban vs. Rural: When it Comes to FAC, What’s the Difference? [Part 2]

    Annie Schmidt, Justice Jones

    Editor’s note: In this post, Justice Jones of the Austin Fire Department and Annie Schmidt of the Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (formerly with the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition) continue the conversation regarding… Read More

  4. Urban vs. Rural: When it Comes to FAC, What’s the Difference? [Part 1]

    Annie Schmidt, Justice Jones

    Communities learning to live more safely with wildfire come in all shapes and sizes. Regardless of whether they are rural or urban, FAC-focused communities have a great deal in common. However, there are also some setting-specific challenges (and… Read More

  5. From Collaboration to Mitigation: A Day in the Life with Jerry McAdams

    Jerry McAdams

    Editor’s note: This post is the first blog in a new FAC Net blog series entitled, “A Day in the Life of a FAC Practitioner.” The series is meant to showcase the diversity of the FAC practice by profiling individual practitioners. If you are… Read More

  6. Middletown Art Center: A Community Hub for Wildfire Recovery

    Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    I stand in front of fire-blackened barbed wire,… Read More

  7. Rejuvenating FAC Outreach in the Wasatch Front

    Brianna Binnebose

    Smokey Bear, along with Unified Fire Authority and Wasatch Front Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, presented Firewise Communities USA recognition to Hi Country Estates’… Read More

  8. Baker County (Florida) Hires First Ever Firewise Coordinator

    Doc Bloodworth

    Baker County’s newly hired Firewise Coordinator (center) with USDA Forest Service staff, Florida Forest Service staff and the Baker County Fire Chief. Credit: Florida Forest… Read More

  9. Autumn: A Season of… Webinars!

    Emily Troisi

    Some of our partners in Mendocino learn through a technology-supported discussion. Listening to one of these webinars is another great way to learn! Credit: Mary Huffman, The Nature… Read More

  10. Flagstaff “Forest Restoration and Harvesting Methods” Showcase

    Anne Mottek

      The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) held its first “Forest Restoration and… Read More