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  1. The Untapped Secret Society of Cooperative Extension

    FAC Network Participant

    Written By: Kate Lighthall, Coordinator, Western Region, National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy & Nick Goulette, Executive Director, The Watershed… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Meeting / Event

  2. Some of Our Favorite Posts From 2014

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The FAC Learning Network blog featured many types of posts this year ranging from resources to FAC news and community stories. To end 2014 we wanted to highlight an assortment… Read More

  3. 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

  4. It Takes all Three to Protect a Community

    Nick Goulette

    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

  5. Forest Service Reports on Budget Impacts of Firefighting

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack recently unveiled a US Forest Service report on the impacts of rising firefighting costs on the budgets of other National Forest… Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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