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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. Wildfire Preparedness Day Funding Applications Due!

    BY: Emily Troisi

    National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is taking place on May 7 this year. This will be the third time our friends at the National Fire Protection Association have… Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Nominate a Ready, Set, Go! Fire Department Today

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Do you know a Ready, Set, Go! member who deserves recognition for their mitigation efforts? It’s not too late to nominate your favorite fire department for a Ready, Set, Go!… Read More

  9. Institutions are Key Elements of Fire Adapted Communities

    BY: Jesse Abrams, Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment

    The actions that people take, individually or collectively, to change how they interact with fire-prone landscapes are the fundamental building blocks of fire adapted… Read More

  10. Washington FAC Network Press Release

    BY: Ryan Anderson, WA FAC Learning Network

    The Washington FAC Learning Network is taking the national FAC Learning Network model to the state scale. Read the full press release below: “FOR IMMEDIATE… Read More