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  1. 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

  2. When Fire Comes Close

    BY: Hilary Lundgren

    Editor’s Note: A version of this post originally appeared in The Nature Conservancy in Washington’s blog. Hilary Lundgren is the Director of the Chumstick Wildfire… Read More

  3. Summer Program for Teenagers Addresses Wildfire Risk in New Mexico

    BY: Matt Piccarello

    For over 20 years, the Forest Stewards Guild’s Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program has employed youth ages 16-19 from throughout New Mexico to work on natural resource… Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. FAC Net Regional Learning Exchange: Southern Oregon

    BY: Alison Lerch, Ashley Lara

    In June of 2015, around 80 natural resources and fire adapted communities practitioners congregated for the Fire Learning Network and Fire Adapted Communities Learning… Read More

  9. 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

  10. An Interview with National FAC Program Manager Pam Leschak

    BY: Pam Leschak

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) recently interviewed Pam Leschak, the national WUI/FAC program manager for the U.S. Forest Service. She has over 35… Read More