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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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. 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

  6. Meeting People Where They Are: Door-to-Door FAC Outreach

    BY: Steve Orr

    Written By: Steve Orr, Firefighter/Paramedic and Wildfire Mitigation Specialist West Metro Fire Rescue in Lakewood, Colorado is a professional fire and EMS agency along the… Read More

  7. Contributing to a Fire Adapted Future in Flagstaff: Firewise Landscaping Contest Awards

    BY: Lee Ann Beery

    It was a warm, sunny spring morning in the mountains of Flagstaff, Arizona when judges grabbed their clipboards and headed out for a day of evaluating entries in the Firewise… Read More

  8. 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

  9. Prescribed Fire Open House Provides Learning Experience for Community

    BY: Forest Schafer

    With the return of cool, wet weather this winter after four years of drought, “Prescribed Fire” signs have been popping up along Lake Tahoe roads, and wisps of smoke… Read More

  10. 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