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Topic: Communications / Outreach

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  1. Combining Art & Science to Build Support for FAC in Arizona

    FAC Network Participant

    The Yellow Belly Ponderosa (YBP) project combines culture, art and science to help convey a lifelong connection to, and understanding of, sustainable forests and… Read More

  2. #MakeAKitMonday: Facilitating Emergency Preparedness

    BY: Annie Schmidt, Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition

    Washington State experienced the worst wildfire season in its history last summer. There have been many byproducts of this season of fire, but one of the most positive has… Read More

  3. Public Information Working Groups Create Wildfire Awareness

    BY: Susie Kocher, University of California Cooperative Extension

    Wildfire is a critical issue in the Lake Tahoe basin, an alpine resort area in the Sierra Nevada of California and Nevada. The area supports around 60,000 full-time and 40,000… Read More

  4. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Project Awards

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The second annual National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day will take place on May 2, 2015. Many organizations choose to do activities to promote awareness within their… Read More

  5. Announcing the Fire Adapted Communities 2015 Field Guide

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    I’m very happy to announce that we have just published our first in-depth look at the FAC Learning Network. The FAC Learning Network Field Guide summarizes recent… Read More

  6. Telling our FAC Stories through Photos: Tips for Practitioners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    This post is part one of a series on enhancing visual communications. Persuasive communication is a cornerstone of a fire adapted community practice. Motivating people to… Read More

  7. Becoming Fire Adapted: An Evolutionary Process in the Pine Barrens

    FAC Network Participant

    Written By: Bill Brash In New Jersey there is a dichotomy with respect to the risk of wildfire and the understanding of that risk by many residents. South Jersey is home to… Read More

  8. Some of Our Favorite Posts From 2014

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The FAC Learning Network blog featured many types of posts this year ranging from resources to FAC news and community stories. To end 2014 we wanted to highlight an assortment… Read More

  9. The Art of Story Telling: Communications Resources

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Stories with purpose don’t just materialize—they’re strategically planned, they’re creatively crafted… –Hatch, Online tool for story crafting In graduate school,… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Type: Tools / Resources

  10. Advice for FAC Practitioners from Firewise Networking Day in Oregon

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Project Wildfire recently hosted a Firewise Networking day aimed at connecting FAC practitioners in Central Oregon. This was the first meeting of its kind for the area, aimed… Read More