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Topic: Defensible space / Firewise

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  1. New Quick Guides! Promoting Fire Adapted Communities Through Property Assessments

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Throughout the country, community leaders are finding innovative ways to assess hazards, prioritize mitigation efforts, and train a workforce that can not only respond to… Read More

  2. Baker County FAC Effort Welcomes New Partner

    BY: Ronda Sutphen, Florida Forest Service

      Doug Moore, owner of South Prong Plantation. Photo credit: Joel Addington, Baker County… Read More

  3. Making an Impact Through Hands-On Learning

    BY: Ashley Lara, Jackson County Fire District 3

    Okay, let’s get real. In today’s society, how am I supposed to gain any amount attention from children on the topic of wildfire? Where is the time–when you already have a… Read More

  4. Building Mitigation Contractor Capacity in Southwest Colorado

    BY: Bill Trimarco

    Archuleta County is a sparsely populated area in the southwest corner of Colorado. The 12,000 residents live mainly near the town of Pagosa Springs. Of the 860,000 acres… Read More

  5. Central Oregon is Preparing for Fire Season

    BY: Alison Green, Project Wildfire

    FireFree is the flagship program of Project Wildfire.  This educational campaign culminates in a call-to-action event each spring to hopefully motivate local residents to… Read More

  6. National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2015

    BY: Emily Troisi

    FAC Learning Network members use our online project management space in a variety of ways. They share resources, ask each other questions, and provide lessons learned. After… Read More

  7. 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

  8. Forest Service Recognizes Accomplishments of Diverse Collaborative in Idaho/Montana

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    On October 22, 2014 the Island Park/West Yellowstone Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) received the Conserving Open Space award from the USDA Forest Service Intermountain… Read More

  9. FireWise of Southwest Colorado Gives Neighborhoods a KICKSTART!

    FAC Network Participant

    For the past six years, FireWise of Southwest Colorado has given neighborhoods that are new to participating in our tri-county FireWise Ambassador program the opportunity to… Read More

  10. Building Momentum for FAC in South Jersey

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    A few weeks ago, I attended Barnegat Township, New Jersey’s annual wildfire preparedness meeting. In addition to giving a presentation on the national FAC effort and the FAC… Read More