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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Science Tuesday: Rebuilding Post Fire

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Structures exist in the wildland-urban interface (WUI); that’s what makes it a WUI and not just a wildland. Recent… Read More

  5. Engaging Diverse Communities in Disaster Resilience

    BY: Maria Estrada

    Editor’s Note: Several FAC Net members have expressed interest in learning how they can better engage all of the communities that they serve, including immigrants, racial… Read More

  6. Tahoe Basin Residents Celebrate 20 Years of Restoring Their Environment

    BY: Forest Schafer

    On August 31 of this year more than 7,000 people came together to reflect on 20 years of progress and challenges of environmental improvement in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The 20th… Read More

  7. Learning to Burn: 25 Years Managing the Albany Pine Bush

    BY: Neil Gifford

    Neil Gifford is the conservation director for the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission (APBPC) in Albany, N.Y. A volunteer and seasonal Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission… Read More

  8. Science Tuesday: Why Mesophication Matters

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    No matter where I am, I always find myself subconsciously looking for two things: fire and oaks. I start looking for clues, trying to uncover the stories and processes that I… Read More

  9. The 4 Rights Campaign: Prescribed Fire is Right 4 the Environment

    FAC Network Participant

    The 4 Rights Campaign is being spearheaded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Pacific Region. It revolves around prescribed fire being done at the Right Time, with the… Read More

  10. There is Fire in Nevada’s Future!

    BY: Tracy Visher

    Written By: Tracy Visher, Deputy Executive Director, Nevada Land Trust I headed out of the office a few weeks ago for an errand in Spanish Springs, just north of Reno.… Read More