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  1. What We’re Reading: Our Favorite Fire-Related Newsletters and Blogs 

    BY: Emily Troisi , Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Working to reduce incoming email? We respect that. A person could spend all day in an endless volley of emails. But among the conversations with co-workers that would have… Read More

  2. FAC Net is Changing Fire Adaptation Work: Highlights from our Evaluation

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel , Emily Troisi

    Editor’s note: This blog is focused on sharing stories and information about living with fire. Occasionally, we also publish content related to social-change networks:… Read More

  3. Bringing the Voices of Collaborative Conservation to Decision Makers in D.C.: An Interview with Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    BY: Karen Hardigg, Tyson Bertone-Riggs

    Editor’s Note: Policy barriers play a substantial part in our everyday decision making processes and have significant implications for fire adaptation and community… Read More

  4. What Does Community-led Recovery Look Like? A Case Study from the Carwoola 2017 Bush Fire

    BY: Zoe D'Arcy, New South Wales State Emergency Service (Australia)

    One sunny day in February 2017, I got to see first-hand what impact a disaster could have on people when my own small community of Carwoola in New South Wales experienced a… Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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