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Topic: Resilience

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  1. Facilitative Leadership: Concepts Every Wildland Fire Leader Can Use

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Twenty members of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) and Fire Learning Network (FLN) — experts in prescribed burning, ecosystem management and community… Read More

  2. Stop Winging It with Residents: What Works, and What Doesn’t

    BY: Allison Jolley

    Over the past several months, people who work with residents on wildfire resilience have shared several striking insights. Review their ahas and ensure that your approach to… Read More

  3. Seeking and Finding Community Capacity for Wildfire Resilience

    BY: Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    “We need to work together if we are going to meet the threat of wildfire in our community.” I heard this said time and time again — with either conviction or reluctance… Read More

  4. It’s the Relationships

    BY: Liz Rank, The Nature Conservancy

    It surprises no one reading this that relationships matter. But a recent workshop in Wenatchee, Washington, provided excellent examples of how investments in intangible assets… Read More

  5. Wildfire Insurance 101: What Practitioners and Policy Owners Need to Know

    BY: Rob Galbraith

    Have you ever gone on a family vacation for more than two weeks, during which you lived out of a suitcase? If your family is anything like mine, it can get pretty stressful!… Read More

  6. 17 Ways We Grew: Community Wildfire Resilience Lessons from 2017

    BY: Allison Jolley

    2017 has been a big year. Natural disasters, including wildfires, struck numerous communities. Technology evolved in novel ways. A total solar eclipse occurred. Bitcoin became… Read More

  7. 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

  8. Let’s Go Golfing: Utilizing Community Amenities in Wildfire Risk Reduction Efforts

    FAC Network Participant

    Increased development in the wildland-urban interface has been well documented as a contributing factor to rising wildfire suppression and response costs, as highlighted in… Read More

  9. Too Many Trees: Firescape Mendocino Plans for Bark Beetles

    BY: Guy Duffner, Mary Huffman

    Years of drought in northern California are contributing to forest conditions ripe for bark beetle infestations on a much larger scale than the region has seen in recent… Read More