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Topic: Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

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. Of Fire and Myth: Will Harling, Bigfoot and the Power of Place

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Editors’ Note: This blog features a focus on our past blog author, Will Harling. Will’s recent Firehawk Blog spoke to his work in prescribed fires and letting the land… Read More

  2. The Land Makes it Right: Reframing Our Ideas About When Burning is Possible

    BY: Will Harling

    Editor’s Note: This is the second blog in our Project Firehawk series. The title refers to a cohort of Australian birds, known as Firehawks, who carry fire in their beaks to… Read More

  3. What Comes First — Collaborative Mapping or Mapping Collaboration?

    BY: Rose Shriner

    Editor’s Note: Standing around the hood of a truck pouring over a map has long been acknowledged as a powerful collaborative moment. But how can we take that moment and plan… Read More

  4. A Future with Fire: Desiring Tuesday on this Very Long Monday

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Last week I criticized some spatial data that equated average miles traveled with social distancing success. According to the national map, my county was doing great, and I… Read More

  5. 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

  6. Building Bridges Between Universities, Communities, and Fire: An Interview with Jennifer Fawcett

    BY: Jennifer Fawcett , Jessica Sabine Brothers

    Editor’s note: We had the pleasure of connecting with Jennifer Fawcett, Extension Associate for North Carolina State University, to talk more about her role leading fire… Read More

  7. No More Prescribed Fire Barriers: Lessons from Lamprey

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    On a typical summer weekend in the late 1990s, you might have found me amid other teenagers, all lounging in the sun a few miles up the road from my house at one of our… Read More

  8. The Forest Stewards Guild’s HEPA Filter Loan Program

    BY: Sam Berry, Forest Stewards Guild

    In 2018, the Forest Stewards Guild began our high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter loan program in Santa Fe. The short-term intent of the program was to support people… Read More

  9. Changing the Fire Culture: Let’s Be Provocative

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I love words. I love flowery, superfluous words; I love pithy, intense words; I love concise language, florid language, scientific language, love language—I love language.… Read More

  10. Building for Wildfire Summit: Understanding How Homes Burn and How to Build Better

    BY: Kimiko Barrett, Ph.D.

    The wildland-urban interface problem is a home ignition problem, not a wildfire control problem. Extreme wildfires are inevitable but wildland-urban fire disasters don’t… Read More