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  1. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2016

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Every year in May, FAC Net members and partners organize events for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. Similar to last year we wanted to share a summary of events and photos… Read More

  2. How Can Communities Get More Involved in Federal Fire Management?

    BY: Mary Huffman

    The current U.S. fire management system originally developed around best practices and coordination for firefighting professionals, so it’s no wonder that it’s a little tough… Read More

  3. A New Model for Developing WUI Lands in Central Oregon

    BY: Alison Green

    A planned development on the west side of Bend, Oregon highlights partnerships and the importance of building right from the ground up in the WUI. Planners of the Miller Tree… Read More

  4. An Interview with FEMA Planner Brett Holt (Part 1)

    BY: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 , 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

  5. Congratulations Wildfire Mitigation Awardees!

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The 2016 Wildfire Mitigation Awardees announced last week feature four organizations and individuals connected to the FAC Net. The award is jointly sponsored by the National… 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. 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

  8. FAC Network Informing Policymakers From the Ground Up

    Nick Goulette

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) is designed to facilitate learning across communities and organizations spanning the diversity of ecological, cultural… Read More

  9. Summer 2015 Network Update

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    This time of year, with wildfires raging in parts of the West, the need for a new fire approach, or paradigm, is crystal clear. A new General Technical Report, Wildland Fire… Read More

    Topic: Learning networks Resilience Wildfire Type: Tools / Resources

  10. Resilience Thinking – Resources for Understanding Change

    BY: Tom James

    Resilience is here to stay. Considered by some as a promising extension of ‘sustainability’ and criticized by others as just another buzz word, resilience has gained… Read More