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Topic: Wildfire risk assessment

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Download the New FAC Self-Assessment Tool & User Guide

    FAC Network Participant

    Over the past few years, the FAC Learning Network has been working behind the scenes to develop a community-based tool to increase fire adaptation. We are excited to announce… Read More

  5. 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

  6. New Quick Guides! Promoting Fire Adapted Communities Through Property Assessments

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Throughout the country, community leaders are finding innovative ways to assess hazards, prioritize mitigation efforts, and train a workforce that can not only respond to… Read More

  7. 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