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  1. 6 Resources to Help Communities Recover After Wildfire

    Annie Schmidt Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    As a practitioner, sometimes one of our most difficult tasks is sifting through available resources for communities. There is a lot of information available in this world! The process of sifting and sorting is particularly important when helping… Read More

  2. Superman vs. a Network? Why I’d Choose a Network Any Day: An Interview with Tiernan Doyle

    Tiernan Doyle, BoCo Strong

    What is BoCo Strong and how did it get started? Describe its role in helping Boulder recover from the 2013 flood. BoCo Strong (located in Boulder County, Colorado) is a coalition of local, county and city governments, social service, nonprofit and… Read More

  3. Community Magic: Community-Based Asset Mapping Establishes New Connections for Fire Adaptation

    Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    Jana Carp is a fourth-generation resident of northern California. She taught urban planning and community development at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina from 1999-2012, where she involved students in asset-based community… Read More

  4. Collaboration in Action: Building Resilience in White Swan

    Kirstin Taggart, Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council, with assistance from Gary Peters, Yakama Nation Fire Management and Andy Babcock, Yakima County Fire District 5

    “White Swan is a small community on the Yakama Nation in south central Washington State. It is considered a major population center on the Yakama reservation and is categorized as being high fire risk. The immediate landscape is a mix between… Read More

  5. Safety and Service First: A Day in the Life with Mike Davis

    Mike Davis

    What led you to work on community wildfire resilience? I began working to promote Firewise programs and prevention activities as far back as 2008. Later, I read about the concept of fire adapted communities in the National Cohesive Wildland Fire… Read More

  6. Middletown Art Center: A Community Hub for Wildfire Recovery

    Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    I stand in front of fire-blackened barbed wire,… Read More

  7. Science Tuesday: Rebuilding Post Fire

    Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Structures exist in the wildland-urban interface (WUI); that’s what makes it a WUI and not just a wildland. Recent research shows, however, that the WUI gains even more structures post… Read More

  8. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 2

    Carole Walker

    Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and business insurance companies in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. RMIIA’s… Read More

  9. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 1

    Carole Walker

     Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and business insurance companies in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. RMIIA’s… Read More

  10. When Fire Comes Close

    Hilary Lundgren

    Editor’s Note: A version of this post originally appeared in The Nature Conservancy in Washington’s blog. Hilary Lundgren is the Director of the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition and a member of the FAC Net. This post is about her… Read More