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  1. FAC Net Members Discuss Innovative CWPPs

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Last week our CWPP Community of Practice held a members-only webinar that highlighted innovative community wildfire protection planning efforts in four different areas,… Read More

  2. What We’re Learning about Current and Future Wildfire Threats to Island Park, Idaho

    BY: Liz Davy

    Over the last three years, the Island Park Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) has been working with fire behavior researchers and modelers to better understand not only the… Read More

  3. An Interview with FEMA Planner Brett Holt (Part 1)

    BY: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 , Brett Holt

    The Fire Adapted Communities Network (FAC Net) and Washington State FAC Learning Network (WA FAC) recently interviewed Brett Holt, Mitigation Planner in the Federal Emergency… Read More

  4. 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

  5. Snapshots of FAC-Building in Baker County, Florida

    BY: Doc Bloodworth, Florida Forest Service

    The dozen or so organizations that make up the Baker County FAC Collaborative have been working together for 11 years. This post summarizes some highlights from the past two… Read More

  6. A Trusted Translator: The Role of the Community Liaison in Creating Better Wildfire Outcomes

    BY: Karuna Greenberg

    If you’ve lived in the rural West for very long, chances are you’ve been affected by at least one major wildfire. Nearly every year a large number of communities are… Read More

  7. Homeowner Initiative Builds Community Partnerships

    BY: Forest Schafer, Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

    The 18 member organizations of the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team recently collaborated with the public to develop an updated Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the Lake… Read More

  8. New Quick Guides! Using Plans and Regulations to Increase Community Fire Adaptation

    FAC Network Participant

    FAC Net is happy to release its latest set of quick guides focused on using plans and regulations to increase community fire adaptation. This four-part series highlights… Read More

  9. Working with Communities to Reduce Wildfire Risk Through Planning

    FAC Network Participant

    Many of us are likely to be familiar with the “fire adapted communities sunrise graphic.” This illustration was first provided by the USDA Forest Service to illustrate the… Read More

  10. Learning in Taos, New Mexico, Part 2: CWPP Updates and Leveraging Resources

    BY: Eytan Krasilovsky, Forest Stewards Guild

    It was a clear sunny day in September when I drove north from Santa Fe to Questa, New Mexico to meet with Ron Gardiner. Ron is leading an update of the 2009 Taos County… Read More