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Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. #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

  7. City of Santa Fe Holds Evacuation Drill

    BY: Greg Strick

    Introduction and Considerations by Michelle Medley-Daniel. Most of us have participated in an elementary school fire drill or emergency bus evacuation. Public schools are… 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. A Diverse Group Gathers in New Mexico to Workshop our Wildfire Problem

    BY: Eytan Krasilovsky, Forest Guild

    Community members, wildfire professionals, land owners, land managers and non-governmental organizations gathered for two days in Taos, New Mexico, April 2-3 for the annual… Read More