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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Unexpected Lessons from Completing the FAC Self-Assessment

    BY: Bill Trimarco

    A couple of years ago, the FAC Net introduced the FAC Self-Assessment Tool (FAC SAT). It is a template for assessing wildfire risk and available resources, and developing… Read More

  5. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2016

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Every year in May, FAC Net members and partners organize events for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. Similar to last year we wanted to share a summary of events and photos… Read More

  6. The Western Klamath Restoration Partnership Uses the Open Standards Process

    FAC Network Participant

    The Western Klamath Restoration Partnership (WKRP) effort explores a path toward… Read More

  7. How Can Communities Get More Involved in Federal Fire Management?

    BY: Mary Huffman

    The current U.S. fire management system originally developed around best practices and coordination for firefighting professionals, so it’s no wonder that it’s a little tough… Read More

  8. A New Model for Developing WUI Lands in Central Oregon

    BY: Alison Green

    A planned development on the west side of Bend, Oregon highlights partnerships and the importance of building right from the ground up in the WUI. Planners of the Miller Tree… Read More

  9. 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

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

    BY: Brett Holt , 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