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Editor's Note: All blog entries are reviewed and edited for length and clarity by Network staff before approval for posting.

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  1. Make Your Work Easier and More Effective: 5 Tips for Working and Learning with Partners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Think about your to-do list. Before you get overwhelmed or distracted, take a deep breath. Are you working on something that could benefit from the perspectives of others?… Read More

  2. Building a Wildfire Preparedness Plan: We’re All in This Thing Together

    BY: Bill Brash

    Written by Bill Brash, President, New Jersey Fire Safety Council New Jersey contains approximately four million acres, 1.1 million of which are in the Pinelands region. The… Read More

  3. Engaging Diverse Communities in Disaster Resilience

    BY: Maria Estrada

    Editor’s Note: Several FAC Net members have expressed interest in learning how they can better engage all of the communities that they serve, including immigrants, racial… Read More

  4. How Can Communities Get More Involved in Federal Fire Management?

    BY: Mary Huffman

    The current U.S. fire management system originally developed around best practices and coordination for firefighting professionals, so it’s no wonder that it’s a little tough… 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. #MakeAKitMonday: Facilitating Emergency Preparedness

    BY: Annie Schmidt, Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition

    Washington State experienced the worst wildfire season in its history last summer. There have been many byproducts of this season of fire, but one of the most positive has… Read More

  7. Pile Burning Lessons Learned

    BY: Jon Bruno

    Having burned over 5,000 piles in the last few years on public and private property, the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) has learned a few key elements that can… Read More

  8. Photo Challenges and Opportunities Specific to FAC Practitioners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    In part one of this series, we looked at three practices to improve visual communications: learning to use your equipment; applying lessons from deliberate practice and… Read More

  9. Telling our FAC Stories through Photos: Tips for Practitioners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    This post is part one of a series on enhancing visual communications. Persuasive communication is a cornerstone of a fire adapted community practice. Motivating people to… Read More

  10. Insights to Ensure Economic Sustainability of Mitigation Projects

    BY: Jon Bruno

    The mission of the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) is to “protect the water quality and ecological health of the Upper South Platte Watershed, through the… Read More