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Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning

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  1. Mock Fire Camp in Island Park Attracts Residents

    BY: Liz Davy

    For the last three years Island Park Sustainable Fire Community has hosted Wildfire Awareness Days. We pick the busiest week in the summer in hopes of reaching full-time and… Read More

  2. Enhancing Wildfire Adaptation Through Increased Spatial and Situational Awareness

    BY: Jerry McAdams

    The last year has been an exciting time to explore and develop new spatial tools in Ada County, Idaho. We have worked with a wide variety of collaborators, and discovered new… Read More

  3. It’s Time for FAC Practitioners to Get Involved in Policy Education

    BY: Jonathan Bruno

    Recently the Coalition for the Upper South Platte had the opportunity to help lead the Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition’s (RVCC) Fire Adapted Communities working… Read More

  4. Moving from Firewise to FAC in North Georgia

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    Towns County is the smallest county in Georgia with about 10,500 full-time residents and twice that during the summer months. People retire up here from Florida or Atlanta or… Read More

  5. A Community Evolution: Evacuation Drill in Loma Linda

    BY: Bill Trimarco

    It’s not too often that members of a homeowner’s association can get together without finding some differences to argue about, but the first weekend in October, 2015, saw the… Read More

  6. Evacuation Drill Serves as “Hook” for FAC Outreach

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Effective storytelling can motivate and engage your audience in ways that facts and figures can’t. Earlier this year, Michelle Medley-Daniel provided tips for telling stories… Read More

  7. Meaningful Measures of FAC Success

    BY: Porfirio Chavarria, Santa Fe Fire Department

      Monte Sereno became the City of Santa Fe’s first Firewise Community. Photo Credit: Greg Strick, Monte… Read More

  8. 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

  9. Fire on the Mountain: Towns County Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    March and April are the spring wildfire months here in the north Georgia mountains. The wildfire that we will have one day might not be as spectacular as the massive fires out… Read More

  10. #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