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  1. Redstone Canyon – A Mitigation Success Story

    FAC Network Participant

    In the spirit of sharing wildfire mitigation success stories, such as the prescribed fire that helped moderate the behavior of the recent wildfire threatening Weaverville,… Read More

  2. It Takes all Three to Protect a Community

    FAC Network Participant

    My home and neighborhood in Weaverville, California was spared destruction by the Oregon Fire on the afternoon of Sunday, August 24, 2014. Only a couple of hours after… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Essay

  3. After the Fire Toolkit in Action

    BY: Annie Schmidt, Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition

    The After the Fire Toolkit (ATF) made its debut during the Mills Canyon Fire, outside of the town of Entiat, Washington. Designed to help communities get the word out about… Read More

  4. Reports Link Climate Change with Increased Wildfire Activity

    FAC Network Participant

    Lately I’ve noticed an uptick in media coverage highlighting the connections between climate change, increased drought and wildfires across the U.S. No doubt there is a busy… Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Striving for a More Complete Portrayal of Wildfires

    FAC Network Participant

    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

  8. Five Lessons from the Wildfire Season

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Half of the FAC Network’s pilot communities experienced wildfires during 2013. The hub organizations working with those communities shared some of the lessons from those… Read More