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Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning

Editor's Note: All blog entries are reviewed and edited for length and clarity by Network staff before approval for posting.

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  1. “School’s Out, Now What?” Activity Guides, Wildfire Education, & Go Bag Activities for the Whole Family

    BY: Jessica Sabine Brothers

    “School’s out, now what?” seems to be a common question for many parents these days as summer is in full-swing and physical distancing practices continue across the… Read More

  2. Project Firehawk: Risk, Ripeness, and the Case for Paper Bags

    BY: Annie Schmidt

    Editor’s note: 2020 has brought countless changes to our world. Together, we are beginning to reimagine our way of living—with wildfire, but also in every other sector.… Read More

  3. How Some Communities are Adapting their FAC Work to a Virtual World: Wildfire Prep Day and Community Outreach

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The first Saturday in May is usually marked by neighborhood and community events that bring people together to work on their wildfire mitigation efforts. Past projects and… Read More

  4. The Panic Myth: What Does the Research Say and What Can Practitioners Do?

    BY: Sarah McCaffrey , Annie Schmidt

    The Panic Myth, Part I – What Does the Research Say? by Sarah McCaffrey As I’ve been watching the fires in Australia over the past several months I’ve been impressed… Read More

  5. What the Silver Tsunami Means for FAC and Why You Need to Partner with Assisted Living Facilities

    BY: Allison Jolley

    There are no children on the list of dead from the Camp Fire. No teenagers or even young adults have been identified as victims of the disaster. The 46 named victims so far… Read More

  6. Seeking Fire Adaptation and Community Resilience Peers? Join FAC Net!

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel , Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    Our partners at FEMA Region 10 recently produced a podcast focused on the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net). If you’ve been wondering about FAC Net’s… Read More

  7. Leaving Paradise

    BY: Chief Michael D’Orazi, Ashland Fire & Rescue

    Last October, I was visiting my mother, brother (Rick), and sister-in-law (Joanne), in Paradise, California. My mother, at the age of 98, had transitioned out of her home and… Read More

  8. Florida, Prescribed Fire, the National Association of State Foresters, and Risk Mapping: Meet John Fish

    BY: Ronda Sutphen , John Fish

    Editor’s note: If you work in the realm of controlled burning, wildfire risk mapping, outreach or forestry, John Fish is someone you should meet. John is the fire chief of the… Read More

  9. Views of the Carr Fire: Journal Entries from Trinity County, California

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel, Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, Watershed Research and Training Center

    July 20, 2018 I picked you up from the Redding airport on a cloudless Friday afternoon. You remarked on the hot wind. “They’re sculptures. Twisted limbs reaching… Read More