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  1. Risks and Rewards: Managing Wildfire for Resource Objectives in Northern New Mexico

    BY: Emily Jane Davis , Zander Evans, Mike Caggiano, Heidi Huber-Stearns

    On July 13th, lightning ignited the Francisquito fire on the Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico. Forest Service incident decision makers described their management… Read More

  2. Managing for Socio-Ecological Resilience First: How a New Type of Indicator Enhances Wildfire Resilience Monitoring

    BY: Colleen Rossier, University of California — Davis, Bill Tripp, Karuk Tribe

    Within the Karuk Tribe, it is a cultural teaching that “you do not harvest anything without first managing habitat for it to survive and reproduce.” This is a… Read More

  3. Facilitating Dialogue in Communities: Using the FAC Self-Assessment Tool

    BY: Emily Troisi

    “[This tool] determined the need for increased public outreach and a central contact during incidents. One year later, a new emergency manager independently reached the same… Read More

  4. Community Magic: Community-Based Asset Mapping Establishes New Connections for Fire Adaptation

    BY: Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    Jana Carp is a fourth-generation resident of northern California. She taught urban planning and community development at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina… Read More

  5. Science Tuesday: Rainforest or Fireforest?

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Picture a quintessential old-growth redwood forest: damp and dark, with prehistoric sword ferns taller than you, huckleberry and rhododendron thickets as far as the eye can… Read More

  6. Enhancing Wildfire Adaptation Through Increased Spatial and Situational Awareness

    BY: Jerry McAdams

    The last year has been an exciting time to explore and develop new spatial tools in Ada County, Idaho. We have worked with a wide variety of collaborators, and discovered new… Read More

  7. Science Tuesday: Back to Florida!

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    As I write this, I’m flying over the dry deserts of the southwest, en route to Jacksonville for the annual meeting of the FAC Net and the FLN. It’s been almost exactly 5… Read More

  8. Download the New FAC Self-Assessment Tool & User Guide

    FAC Network Participant

    Over the past few years, the FAC Learning Network has been working behind the scenes to develop a community-based tool to increase fire adaptation. We are excited to announce… Read More

  9. Southern Oregon Partners Pilot the FAC Self-Assessment Tool

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Southern Oregon has long been a pioneer in fire management: piloting the nation’s first fire plans, leading in development of codes and standards and addressing the needs of… Read More