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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Conducting Wildfire Evacuation Outreach? Project Wildfire Takes the Video Series Approach

    Alison Green Project Wildfire

    Deschutes County is familiar with wildfire evacuation. Typically there is at least one neighborhood on evacuation notice each year. Even with seasoned residents, the influx of visitors and new residents creates the need for more specific evacuation… Read More

  6. Decisions, Decisions, Decisions! A Day in the Life with Liz Davy, District Ranger at Caribou-Targhee National Forest

    Liz Davy Island Park Sustainable Fire Community

    Tell us about your job. As the district ranger for the Ashton/Island Park District of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, I manage people and resources. In 2011, I, along with several other community members, formed a working group in Island… Read More

  7. The Art and Science of Home Wildfire Evaluations

    Wendy Fulks, with contributions from Eric Lovgren

    This past spring, FAC Net asked our members some questions about their core FAC practices. We wanted to understand more about their work on, and interest in, things like: Improving local workforce capacity for mitigation work; Informing and… Read More

  8. You Just Never Know What You’ll Get into this Time of Year: A Day in the Life with Karuna Greenberg

    Karuna Greenberg

    When you get to work on Monday morning, what are your top priorities for the week? Over the weekend, we experienced an intense thunderstorm throughout the Salmon River and across the Klamath Mountains. With it, came extensive lightning, torrential… Read More

  9. Telling the “Good Fire” Story: Two Communities’ Prescribed Fire Outreach Efforts

    Hilary Lundgren, Kirsten Cook

    In 2016, the Washington State Legislature passed the Forest Resiliency Burning Pilot, ESHB 2928, a bill that supported a pilot to evaluate and monitor the effects of forest resiliency burning. Washington Department of Natural Resources, North-Central… Read More

  10. 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