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  1. It’s the Relationships

    BY: Liz Rank, The Nature Conservancy

    It surprises no one reading this that relationships matter. But a recent workshop in Wenatchee, Washington, provided excellent examples of how investments in intangible assets… Read More

  2. Better Work, Bigger Impact: Recent Fire Adaptation Highlights

    BY: FAC Net Staff

    April marks FAC Net’s fifth year of operations. According to some traditions, an appropriate five-year anniversary gift is something made of wood. For FAC Net members and… Read More

  3. 17 Ways We Grew: Community Wildfire Resilience Lessons from 2017

    BY: Allison Jolley

    2017 has been a big year. Natural disasters, including wildfires, struck numerous communities. Technology evolved in novel ways. A total solar eclipse occurred. Bitcoin became… Read More

  4. How Practicing “Enough” and Looking Ahead Can Support Social Innovation

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Sunday after Thanksgiving I started having procrastination-anxiety. I recognized it immediately. My interest in vacuuming and folding the laundry was the giveaway.… Read More

    Topic: Learning networks

    Type: Essay

  5. What the Joint Fire Science Program Can Do for You: An Interview with Coleen Haskell

    BY: Coleen Haskell, Joint Fire Science Program

    Tell us about the Fire Science Exchange Network. The Joint Fire Science Program’s Fire Science Exchange Network (FSEN) is a science delivery mechanism that integrates the… Read More

  6. The Four-Letter Word We Avoid at All Costs: Fail. But Should We Avoid It After All?

    BY: Allison Jolley

    Tell me about a time that you failed. That’s one of the most classic interview questions. And the trick, supposedly, is to tell a story about a slight error that, thanks… Read More

  7. Make Your Work Easier and More Effective: 5 Tips for Working and Learning with Partners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Think about your to-do list. Before you get overwhelmed or distracted, take a deep breath. Are you working on something that could benefit from the perspectives of others?… Read More

  8. Community Wildfire Adaptation: North Georgia-Style

    BY: WENDY FULKS

    Did you know they have federally listed endangered green pitcher plants in the mountains of north Georgia? Me neither. I learned this (and got to see some of these… Read More

  9. Cross Boundary Fire Adaptation: Tahoe Basin Field Exchange

    BY: Forest Schafer , Allison Jolley

    The Lake Tahoe Basin (basin), the location of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s 2017 annual workshop, is the epitome of a multi-jurisdictional landscape. At… Read More

  10. The Role of the Bureau of Land Management in FAC: An Interview with Richard Parrish

    BY: Richard Parrish

    Richard Parrish graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in natural resources. He currently works for the Spokane District of the Bureau of Land… Read More