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  1. Asking is Better Than Assuming: Enhancing the Work of Wildfire Practitioners with Social Science

    BY: WiRē Team

    Wildfire practitioners face the overwhelming challenge of changing the behaviors of residents and the physical conditions of structures and landscapes. Rather than using… Read More

  2. Discover the #WildfirePrepDay Project Right for You: New Quiz and Project Menu!

    BY: Allison Jolley

    If you’re wondering how to engage your community on National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day (#WildfirePrepDay, or Prep Day), look no further. Take this short quiz to find… Read More

  3. New quiz! How good are you at talking about fire?

    BY: Allison Jolley

    Put your FAC communication skills to the test; take this five-question quiz! Powered by Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More

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

    BY: 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,… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More

  9. Prescribed Fire Outreach Assessment — The Verdict Is In

    BY: 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… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More