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  1. Community Wildfire Adaptation: North Georgia-Style

    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 carnivorous plants) while participating in the 12th annual Southern Blue Ridge… Read More

  2. Cross Boundary Fire Adaptation: Tahoe Basin Field Exchange

    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 just over 200,000 acres, it covers portions of two states, five counties and… Read More

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

    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 Management (BLM) as the assistant fire management officer. He has worked for the… Read More

  4. Reflections on WUI 2017

    Wendy Fulks

    Wildland-Urban Interface:  noun | areas where homes and forests meet | “WUI” This year’s WUI… Read More

  5. The Pacific Northwest FAC Learning Exchange: Video Release!

    Emily Troisi

    I am very excited to finally release the short video about our Pacific Northwest learning exchange that took place in spring of 2016. If you need more context for the learning exchange, read about the exchange’s events in Bend and Ashland. The… Read More

  6. The Network Strategy Continues to Develop: Creating Better Fire Outcomes

    Allison Jolley

    A visual summary of the Liberating Structures processes that shaped our workshop. A complicated process for a complicated network, but lots of fun facilitation skills that we are excited to… Read More

  7. Autumn: A Season of… Webinars!

    Emily Troisi

    Some of our partners in Mendocino learn through a technology-supported discussion. Listening to one of these webinars is another great way to learn! Credit: Mary Huffman, The Nature… Read More

  8. Reflections on the Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchange

    Emily Troisi

    In April 2016, I attended the FAC Net Annual Workshop in Jacksonville, Florida. It was there that I witnessed my first prescribed fire in person. During that experience, I realized that while I had learned a lot about fire adapted communities in my… Read More

  9. Social Impact Networks Are Helping Solve the World’s Complex Problems

    Wendy Fulks

    Reflections on a Network Leadership Symposium Wow. As a FAC Net staff co-lead, I thought I was pretty fired up about learning networks. Nope. Not compared to these folks. “These folks” are 175 nonprofit organization leaders and foundation… Read More

  10. So Little Time, So Much to Read: Conflict Management Blogs I Follow

    Michele Straube

    Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program blog. Reposted with the author’s permission.  Michele Straube is Director of the Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program at the Wallace… Read More