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  1. Managing New Jersey’s Forests for Resiliency: Let’s Come Together

    BY: Bill Brash

    As a young boy, I hiked, hunted and trapped. It was common to hear quail and grouse in young forests as sparrowhawks flew overhead. Today, these birds are rare in New… Read More

  2. The Power of Private Lands

    BY: Emily Hohman

    A while back I was walking through a recently completed prescribed burn unit with some colleagues who represented a variety of conservation entities. We were admiring the… Read More

  3. Summer Reading: 10 Wildfire and Behavior Change Books to Choose From

    BY: Allison Jolley

    “Did you lock the house? Turn off the coffee pot? Pack the books?” That will be me next week, as my husband and I hit the road for a long-awaited beach getaway. Along… Read More

  4. Science Tuesday: Naturally Human

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    In January, I used my Science Tuesday post to vent about the notion of nature and its inherent and unproductive separatism. In February, the media went wild covering a paper… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Essay

  5. PERFACT – More than a Creative Acronym; A Project Advancing Integrated Fire Management

    BY: Nick Goulette

    PERFACT stands for “Promoting Ecosystem Resilience and Fire Adapted Communities Together.” While it’s a long and perhaps obscure acronym, the partnership’s components… Read More

  6. Say What? Demystifying the Federal Policy Process for Local Leaders

    BY: Karen Hardigg, Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    Skinny budget. Continuing resolution. Omnibus. Or is it a cromnibus? If your eyes are starting to glaze over, you’re not alone. These terms have been in the news as… Read More

  7. Fire Adaptation Strategies from Across the Nation: My Travels in 2016

    BY: Rob Galbraith

    Since 2014, USAA has partnered with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to offer a discount on homeowners insurance for our members who live in a recognized… Read More

  8. Reflections on the Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchange

    BY: Emily Troisi

    In April 2016, I attended the FAC Net Annual Workshop in Jacksonville, Florida. It was there that I witnessed my first prescribed fire in person. During that experience, I… Read More

  9. When Fire Comes Close

    BY: Hilary Lundgren

    Editor’s Note: A version of this post originally appeared in The Nature Conservancy in Washington’s blog. Hilary Lundgren is the Director of the Chumstick Wildfire… Read More

  10. What TREX has Meant to One Fire Adapted Culture

    BY: Margo Robbins

    Margo Robbins is a member of the Cultural Fire Management Council of the Yurok Tribe in northern California. This article first appeared on the Prescribed Fire Training… Read More