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Topic: Defensible space / Firewise

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Fire Department Crews Work with Community

    BY: John Pickett, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

    Creating defensible space has been proven to reduce the chance a home will ignite during a wildland fire. Yet many residents do not complete work on their own property even… Read More

  4. Making Things Happen for Rural America Is What RC&D’s Do

    BY: Frank Riley

    Workers are the most valuable part of any program and they are usually the hardest component to gather up, but if you look under the right rocks in most communities there are… Read More

  5. New USDA Forest Service Publication Highlights FAC

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    The latest edition of Fire Management Today includes nine papers related to FAC and wildland-urban interface issues. These articles, many of them written by FAC Coalition… Read More