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Topic: Watershed protection / management

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  1. Cultural Burning and TEK: How Can FAC Practitioners Leverage Indigenous Connections to Fire Without Exploiting Them?

    BY: Allison Jolley

    “This is the thing: If you have the option to not think about or even consider history, whether you learned it right or not, or whether it even deserves consideration,… Read More

  2. Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge and World Renewal Ceremonies into Fire Adaptation: An Indigenous Stewardship Model

    BY: Bill Tripp , Bill Tripp

    The Karuk Tribe’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and belief systems are constructed and preserved in the form of stories, practices, performances and ongoing… Read More

  3. The Power of the Partnership: A Day in the Life with Eytan Krasilovsky

    BY: Eytan Krasilovsky

    Where does your job take you? Just yesterday, I helped lead a field tour in the Zuni Mountains landscape, where I have been working in partnership with the Cibola National… Read More

  4. Fire and Water are Linked in New Mexico

    BY: ​ Anne Bradley, The Nature Conservancy

    The Fire that Called Us to Action In 2011, the Las Conchas Fire burned 156,000 acres in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. At the time, it was the largest forest fire in New… Read More

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. FAC Net Regional Learning Exchange: Southern Oregon

    BY: Alison Lerch, Ashley Lara

    In June of 2015, around 80 natural resources and fire adapted communities practitioners congregated for the Fire Learning Network and Fire Adapted Communities Learning… Read More

  9. Becoming DWaRF

    FAC Network Participant

    The phrase “timing is everything” couldn’t be more true than when talking about the start-up of the our collaborative focused on the Dolores Watershed in Southwest… Read More

  10. Reducing Wildfire Risk in Santa Fe Through Collaborative Burning: The Aztec Springs Pile Burning Project

    BY: Matt Piccarello

    Fire and forest managers, regardless of jurisdiction, organization or location, have a shared responsibility to implement safe and successful prescribed burns. With this in… Read More