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Topic: Watershed protection / management

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. All Aboard the Christmas Tree Train!

    FAC Network Participant

    They came from near and far – Colorado, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico and California – to enjoy a ride on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train through… Read More

  4. Funding for Watershed Resiliency in Ashland

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Steve Parks, fire adapted communities coordinator for the City of Ashland / Ashland Fire & Rescue, shared a press release with FAC Net members about the Ashland City… Read More

  5. Watershed Resilience & FACs: Quick Guides Now Available

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    We are pleased to release our first set of FAC Learning Network quick guides! This four-part series, which focuses on Increasing Watershed Resilience to Promote Fire Adapted… Read More

  6. Eastern Washington Report Represents a Big Step Forward for Forest Health, FAC

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Hundreds of homes burned in Washington in 2014. The 256,108-acre Carlton Complex fire was the largest recorded in state history. So it’s timely that the “Eastern… Read More

  7. Changing Perspectives to Better Understand FAC

    FAC Network Participant

    A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to participate in Nevada’s first annual “Network of Fire Adapted Communities” conference. This new statewide effort is being… Read More

  8. Local FAC Leaders Gather for a Peer-Learning Session in Taos, NM

    BY: Matt Piccarello

    On October 21, fire adapted communities (FAC) leaders from throughout Northern New Mexico gathered in Taos for the New Mexico Hub of the FAC Learning Network (FACLN)… Read More

  9. Decades of Progress – Promoting Forest Treatments and Public Support

    FAC Network Participant

    No community becomes fire adapted overnight – often it takes decades of concerted effort to foster collaboration and overcome disagreements, public opposition and other… Read More

  10. Individual and Community Preparedness Award

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Earlier this month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the winners of the 2014 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards. We’re excited to… Read More

    Topic: Watershed protection / management Wildfire recovery Type: Essay