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  1. FAC Net’s First Book Club: Tools for Anxiety for Fire Adaptation Practitioners

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Author’s note: I am extremely grateful to Dr. Sarah Ray, and to all of the book club participants, for sharing their time, attention and insights. The opportunity to learn… Read More

  2. From the Bottom Up: Oregon’s Investment in Fire Adaptation (An Interview with Carrie Berger)

    BY: Carrie Berger

    Editor’s Note:  FAC Net’s Annie Schmidt had the opportunity to interview Carrie Berger, Fire Program Manager for the new Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire… Read More

  3. A Future with Fire: Desiring Tuesday on this Very Long Monday

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Last week I criticized some spatial data that equated average miles traveled with social distancing success. According to the national map, my county was doing great, and I… Read More

  4. Learning the Rules of the Game: Understanding Jeremy Bailey and the origins of TREX

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I don’t like games. Everyone knows this about me: there’s only one thing that will get me to go bed early, and that’s a board game. I’ve been this way forever, and… Read More

  5. The Forest Stewards Guild’s HEPA Filter Loan Program

    BY: Sam Berry, Forest Stewards Guild

    In 2018, the Forest Stewards Guild began our high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter loan program in Santa Fe. The short-term intent of the program was to support people… Read More

  6. What Does Community-led Recovery Look Like? A Case Study from the Carwoola 2017 Bush Fire

    BY: Zoe D'Arcy, New South Wales State Emergency Service (Australia)

    One sunny day in February 2017, I got to see first-hand what impact a disaster could have on people when my own small community of Carwoola in New South Wales experienced a… Read More

  7. Let’s Talk About Fire Adapted Communities!

    BY: Emily Troisi , Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) staff and members talk about fire adapted communities (FAC) a lot, and we often get asked for resources to help explain… Read More

  8. Block Captains: Community Leaders Emerge in the Wake of the 2017 Sonoma Fires

    BY: James Gore, Sonoma County

    We still talk about “Saturday’s problems” in Sonoma County. Saturday’s problems are the pile of two-by-fours in your backyard for that deck project, or the… Read More

  9. A Day in the Life with Andrew Notbohm: How Emergency Management and FAC Go Hand in Hand

    BY: Emily Troisi , Andrew Notbohm

    Interviewer’s note: During my five years working with FAC Net, I’ve discovered a passion for understanding how communities prepare for, respond to and recover from natural… Read More

  10. Smoke Adaptation is Fire Adaptation

    BY: Allison Jolley

    “It’s not as simple as, ‘How do you want your smoke?’ We could conduct thousands of acres of prescribed fire in our county and still be breathing smoke from another… Read More