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Topic: Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

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  1. Northern California Prescribed Fire Council 2016 Annual Meeting Recap

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Late last month, the Northern California Prescribed Fire Council held its annual meeting in Middletown, California, just outside the footprint of the 2015 Valley Fire. Lake… Read More

  2. Burn Scars

    BY: Justice Jones

    The Commons Ford Prairie parallels the majestic Colorado River–yes the real one is in Texas. Tall pecans and cypress line the banks of the river, and hikers enjoy the cool… Read More

  3. Prescribed Fire Open House Provides Learning Experience for Community

    BY: Forest Schafer

    With the return of cool, wet weather this winter after four years of drought, “Prescribed Fire” signs have been popping up along Lake Tahoe roads, and wisps of smoke… Read More

  4. Science Tuesday: Mastication: Not a Simple Story

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Early last week, I visited a landowner who’s been working on fuels reduction and restoration projects in his oak woodlands. Unlike much of the oak woodland restoration work… Read More

  5. Research Aims at Reducing the Fire Backlog in the Sierra Nevada

    BY: Wendy Fulks, Bill Tripp, Darren Borgias

    Last week, members of the FAC Net and Fire Learning Network “Community of Practice for Using Fire” (CPUF) heard about some compelling fire and forest management research… Read More

  6. What We’re Learning about Current and Future Wildfire Threats to Island Park, Idaho

    BY: Liz Davy

    Over the last three years, the Island Park Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) has been working with fire behavior researchers and modelers to better understand not only the… Read More

  7. Reducing Wildfire Risk in Santa Fe Through Collaborative Burning: The Aztec Springs Pile Burning Project

    BY: Matt Piccarello

    Fire and forest managers, regardless of jurisdiction, organization or location, have a shared responsibility to implement safe and successful prescribed burns. With this in… Read More

  8. Congratulations Wildfire Mitigation Awardees!

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The 2016 Wildfire Mitigation Awardees announced last week feature four organizations and individuals connected to the FAC Net. The award is jointly sponsored by the National… Read More

  9. Snapshots of FAC-Building in Baker County, Florida

    BY: Doc Bloodworth, Florida Forest Service

    The dozen or so organizations that make up the Baker County FAC Collaborative have been working together for 11 years. This post summarizes some highlights from the past two… Read More

  10. My Favorite Fall Color is Fire

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    December has brought rain, snow and high winds to northern California, and we’ve all delighted in the intensity of the storms that we’ve so sorely missed the last few… Read More