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  1. 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

  2. Fire Adapted Means Being Fire Prepared

    BY: Elwood Miller

    The following was originally posted on Nevada’s Living With Fire blog. As coordinator of the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities, I keep hearing the questions,… Read More

    Topic: Preparedness

    Type: Essay

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. A Trusted Translator: The Role of the Community Liaison in Creating Better Wildfire Outcomes

    FAC Network Participant

    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