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  1. The Line Between Fire Adapted Communities and Fire Resilient Landscapes Isn’t Just Invisible; It Doesn’t Exist

    BY: Forest Schafer , Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

    While looking through an old hard drive, I found a homework assignment from an undergraduate silviculture class. The assignment was simple: develop a prescription for a full… Read More

  2. 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

  3. Getting Outreach Right, the NASF’s Priorities, and the Evolution of Wildfire Risk Mapping: An Interview with John Fish

    BY: Florida Forest Service

    What are you and the Florida Forest Service doing to help communities live with wildfire? Wildfire is a reality in Florida. During an average fire year, we experience more… Read More

  4. Top 5 Resources for Planning For Wildfire

    BY: Emily Troisi

    In this post, I highlight five of Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net)’s most helpful planning for wildfire resources. Fire adapted communities take action… Read More

  5. Key Principles Behind Utah’s New Wildfire Policy: Engaging Municipalities and Distributing Risk

    BY: Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands

    Written by: Jennifer Hansen, Utah Wildland Urban Interface Program Coordinator,  State of Utah, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands All over the country, FAC… Read More

  6. Let’s Go Golfing: Utilizing Community Amenities in Wildfire Risk Reduction Efforts

    FAC Network Participant

    Increased development in the wildland-urban interface has been well documented as a contributing factor to rising wildfire suppression and response costs, as highlighted in… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More

  8. Science Tuesday: Rebuilding Post Fire

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Structures exist in the wildland-urban interface (WUI); that’s what makes it a WUI and not just a wildland. Recent… Read More

  9. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 2

    BY: Carole Walker

    Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and… Read More

  10. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 1

    BY: Carole Walker

     Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and business… Read More