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  1. Impressions from Fire Seasons Past

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    I grew up, and still live, in a rural town in the middle of a frequent-fire forest in northern California. Wildfire has always been part of the backdrop to my life—a… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire Type: Essay

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Essay

  2. Award and Grant Opportunities – There’s Still Time to Apply!

    FAC Network Participant

    The weather is getting hotter and many of us are getting ready for what the wildfire season will bring. But if there is still time in your schedule, here are a few funding and… Read More

    Topic: Meetings / Events Planning Resilience Wildfire Type: Tools / Resources

  3. 2013 W. Klamath Mountains Wildfires: A Success Story

    BY: Will Harling, Mid Klamath Watershed Council

    This article demonstrates how one community successfully prepared for and responded to a serious wildfire. It originally appeared in the Spring 2014 Mid Klamath Watershed… Read More

  4. Tips for Hosting Your Own Community Wildfire Preparedness Day Event

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Last week’s Wildfire Preparedness Day was an opportunity for communities around the country to come together and take action. Many of the Network’s hub organizations… Read More

  5. National Wildfire Preparedness Day this Saturday

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Springtime brings a host of pleasant changes including longer days, wildflowers and prolific wildlife. But spring also brings a spurt of vegetation growth to many areas around… Read More

  6. What is the True Cost of Wildfires to Our Communities?

    FAC Network Participant

    This topic was explored last week by a diverse group of practitioners from across Colorado at the “Colorado Wildland Fire Conference: The True Cost of Wildfire.” Experts,… Read More

  7. What Do You Think is on the Horizon in Fire Management?

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Quadrennial Fire Review (QFR) is a strategic risk assessment conducted by the federal land management agencies and their partners every four years. The QFR is seeking… Read More

  8. Highlights from the 2014 WUI Conference

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    The 12th annual Wildland-Urban Interface Conference wrapped up in Reno, Nevada yesterday. The FAC Learning Network and the FAC Coalition were well-represented, and awareness… Read More

    Topic: Meetings / Events Wildfire Type: Meeting / Event

  9. Striving for a More Complete Portrayal of Wildfires

    Wendy Fulks

    The National Fire Protection Association recently blogged about confusing U.S. wildland fire statistics and called for more accurate and integrated wildfire data collection… Read More