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  1. More than Just Another Fire Truck

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Project Wildfire hosted the first in a series of three learning exchanges that FAC Net members in the Pacific Northwest have planned this spring. Participants from Central… Read More

  2. Science Tuesday: Mastication: Not a Simple Story

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Early last week, I visited a landowner who’s been working on fuels reduction and restoration projects in his oak woodlands. Unlike much of the oak woodland restoration work… Read More

  3. Moving from Firewise to FAC in North Georgia

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    Towns County is the smallest county in Georgia with about 10,500 full-time residents and twice that during the summer months. People retire up here from Florida or Atlanta or… Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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. 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

  9. Making an Impact Through Hands-On Learning

    BY: Ashley Lara, Jackson County Fire District 3

    Okay, let’s get real. In today’s society, how am I supposed to gain any amount attention from children on the topic of wildfire? Where is the time–when you already have a… Read More