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Topic: Meetings / Events

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  1. FAC: A Common Theme at the Arizona Wildland-Urban Interface Summit

    Anne Mottek Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership

    Fire adapted communities was a common theme during the recent Wildland-Urban Interface – Living with Wildfire in Arizona Summit. FAC principles were embedded in the opening remarks, presentations, display booths, and even in the evening mixer and… Read More

  2. 2017 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference: From Awareness to Action

    Schelly Olson

    The first Colorado Wildland Fire Conference (CWFC) occurred in 1997. A small group of local, county and state fire service personnel saw the need to develop a conference that provided an opportunity for professionals, policymakers and landowners to… Read More

  3. Reflections on WUI 2017

    Wendy Fulks

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

  4. Scaling Out: Sharing the FAC Net with Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    Nick Goulette

    Two weeks ago, nearly 100 western conservation leaders came together in Troutdale, Oregon for Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition’s (RVCC) 13th annual meeting. And we all know that when landscape conservation in the West is the focus of the… 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. Thinking on an “Era of Megafires”

    Jay McLaughlin

    Editor’s note: This blog originally appeared on the Mount Adams Resource Stewards’ blog and then on the Washington State Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s blog. Great turnout… Read More

  7. 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

  8. Too Many Trees: Firescape Mendocino Plans for Bark Beetles

    Guy Duffner, Mary Huffman

    Years of drought in northern California are contributing to forest conditions ripe for bark beetle infestations on a much larger scale than the region has seen in recent history. This invasion of bark beetles is currently having incredibly… Read More

  9. Discussing the Future of Ponderosa Pine and the Timber Economy in Southwest Colorado

    Rebecca Samulski

    Vallecito Lake, nestled in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, lies within a ponderosa pine ecosystem. It therefore provided the perfect setting for FireWise of Southwest Colorado’s  Ponderosa Pine Connection: Science & Industry meeting this… Read More

  10. Flagstaff “Forest Restoration and Harvesting Methods” Showcase

    Anne Mottek

    The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) held its first “Forest Restoration and Harvesting… Read More