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  1. Community-Focused Mitigation Programs and Resources: Interview with Chris Barth

    BY: Chris Barth

    Chris Barth is a fire mitigation and education specialist with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Chris has worked for volunteer, municipal, county and federal agencies in… Read More

  2. From Collaboration to Mitigation: A Day in the Life with Jerry McAdams

    BY: Jerry McAdams

    Editor’s note: This post is the first blog in a new FAC Net blog series entitled, “A Day in the Life of a FAC Practitioner.” The series is meant to showcase the diversity of… Read More

  3. Key Principles Behind Utah’s New Wildfire Policy: Engaging Municipalities and Distributing Risk

    BY: Jennifer Hansen

    Written by: Jennifer Hansen, Utah Wildland Urban Interface Program Coordinator,  State of Utah, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands All over the country, FAC… Read More

  4. Fire Adaptation Strategies from Across the Nation: My Travels in 2016

    BY: Rob Galbraith

    Since 2014, USAA has partnered with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to offer a discount on homeowners insurance for our members who live in a recognized… Read More

  5. 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

  6. Enhancing Wildfire Adaptation Through Increased Spatial and Situational Awareness

    BY: Jerry McAdams

    The last year has been an exciting time to explore and develop new spatial tools in Ada County, Idaho. We have worked with a wide variety of collaborators, and discovered new… Read More

  7. Unexpected Lessons from Completing the FAC Self-Assessment

    BY: Bill Trimarco

    A couple of years ago, the FAC Net introduced the FAC Self-Assessment Tool (FAC SAT). It is a template for assessing wildfire risk and available resources, and developing… Read More

  8. What We’re Learning about Current and Future Wildfire Threats to Island Park, Idaho

    BY: Liz Davy

    Over the last three years, the Island Park Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) has been working with fire behavior researchers and modelers to better understand not only the… Read More

  9. Lessons Learned from a Successful Year of FAC Outreach

    FAC Network Participant

    The morning of our first Firewise Demonstration Day, I wondered, “Is anybody going to show up?” I had learned many lessons from our first Chipper Day the previous year… Read More

  10. Fire Department Crews Work with Community

    BY: John Pickett, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

    Creating defensible space has been proven to reduce the chance a home will ignite during a wildland fire. Yet many residents do not complete work on their own property even… Read More