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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Mock Fire Camp in Island Park Attracts Residents

    BY: Liz Davy

    For the last three years Island Park Sustainable Fire Community has hosted Wildfire Awareness Days. We pick the busiest week in the summer in hopes of reaching full-time and… Read More

  7. There is Fire in Nevada’s Future!

    BY: Tracy Visher

    Written By: Tracy Visher, Deputy Executive Director, Nevada Land Trust I headed out of the office a few weeks ago for an errand in Spanish Springs, just north of Reno.… Read More

  8. 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

  9. An Interview with NFPA’s Cathy Prudhomme

    BY: Cathy Prudhomme

    FAC Net recently interviewed Cathy Prudhomme, the Firewise Communities/USA program manager with the National Fire Protection Association’s Wildland Fire Division, based in… Read More

  10. Preparing for Fire in Northern New Mexico

    BY: Eytan Krasilovsky

    Written By: Nick Olson, Community Forestry Intern, Forest Stewards Guild.  Tucked away among a mosaic of red deserts and conifer forests, New Mexicans increasingly feel… Read More