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  1. Lessons from a Successful Field Tour

    BY: Liz Davy

    Recently, I had the opportunity to interface with a group of landowners who did not appreciate how I was managing the National Forest adjacent to their homes. We had several… Read More

  2. Common Grant Writing Missteps – and Solutions!

    FAC Network Participant

    Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend a Grant Skills Workshop in Colorado, sponsored by FEMA, Colorado United, American Red Cross, and several other key partners.… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Learning networks Type: Best Practices

  3. Multiagency Cooperative Burning in the WUI

    BY: Mike Caggiano, South Central Mountain RC&D

    Being fire adapted means taking a variety of approaches to protecting a community against high-intensity wildfires, and also recognizing fire’s natural role in the… Read More

  4. Youth Engagement in FAC Part II: Service Learning

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    In the first post in this series I shared several youth engagement approaches FAC Net participants have incorporated into their work. In this post, I’ll provide more… Read More

  5. Can Public Outreach Increase Smoke Acceptance?

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    The Network hub organizations are in the process of finalizing their work plans for the next 12 months and at least two (those working in Flagstaff, Arizona and Deschutes… Read More

  6. When Help Arrives: Is Your Community Ready?

    BY: Branda Nowell, Ph.D. and Toddi Steelman, Ph.D.

    Cooperator meetings, such as this one that took place on the Beaver Creek Fire (2013) near Sun Valley, Idaho, are… Read More

  7. Three Tips From Natural Hazard Professionals You Can Apply to FAC

    BY: Molly Mowery

    Every year mitigation and hazard professionals from across the globe gather to attend the Natural Hazards Center’s annual workshop in Broomfield, Colorado. An associated… Read More

  8. Fireworks Safety Tips Minimize Wildfire Risk for the Holiday Weekend

    FAC Network Participant

    With the Fourth of July weekend nearly upon us, there is a flurry of outreach to increase public awareness about fireworks’ potential to start wildfires. The reason for this… Read More

  9. Cultivating Community Leaders

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    We all know that engaging community leaders is key to local FAC efforts, but what’s the best way to enlist, educate and cultivate passionate, dedicated, action-oriented… Read More

  10. Adapting Implementation Strategies

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    In California, where the Watershed Center’s local work has been centered for the past two decades, we’re experiencing a year of firsts—winter never showed up to shut… Read More