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  1. Long-term Recovery Planning: Where We Started [Learning Exchange Summary]

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Author’s Note: Contributed to by Alison Green, Hilary Lundgren and Ed Keith. Fire adapted communities take action before, during and after a wildfire. Fire adapted… Read More

  2. Engaging Diverse Communities in Disaster Resilience

    BY: Maria Estrada

    Editor’s Note: Several FAC Net members have expressed interest in learning how they can better engage all of the communities that they serve, including immigrants, racial… Read More

  3. Preparing First Responders and Residents for Wildfire in North Georgia

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    Here in north Georgia, wildfire danger is usually highest in October and November due to low humidity and leaf fall. This is also the time that many of our part-time residents… 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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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