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  1. Florida, Prescribed Fire, the National Association of State Foresters, and Risk Mapping: Meet John Fish

    BY: Florida Forest Service , John Fish

    Editor’s note: If you work in the realm of controlled burning, wildfire risk mapping, outreach or forestry, John Fish is someone you should meet. John is the fire chief of the… Read More

  2. Working Together: That’s the Central-Oregon Way [A Day in the Life with Alison Green]

    BY: Alison Green , Project Wildfire

    What did you do prior to working on community wildfire resilience? How did you get into FAC work? Prior to Project Wildfire, I fought fire for the USDA Forest Service,… Read More

  3. Getting It Done: A Day in the Life with Austin Fire Department’s Wildfire Fuels Mitigation Crew

    BY: Austin Fire Department

      Not all fire departments have a wildland fire division. How did yours evolve? As Travis County has expanded into previously rural areas, more of our residents… Read More

  4. The Power of the Partnership: A Day in the Life with Eytan Krasilovsky

    BY: Forest Stewards Guild

    Where does your job take you? Just yesterday, I helped lead a field tour in the Zuni Mountains landscape, where I have been working in partnership with the Cibola National… Read More

  5. Building Networks Regionally and Statewide: A Day in the Life with Pam Wilson

    BY: Pam Wilson

    What did you do before working on community wildfire resilience? During my first career, I worked for the USDA Forest Service. My last job with them was on the San Juan… Read More

  6. Getting Outreach Right, the NASF’s Priorities, and the Evolution of Wildfire Risk Mapping: An Interview with John Fish

    BY: Florida Forest Service

    What are you and the Florida Forest Service doing to help communities live with wildfire? Wildfire is a reality in Florida. During an average fire year, we experience more… Read More

  7. Does the “C” in Coordinating Actually Stand for Communicating? A Day in the Life with Kara Karboski

    BY: Kara Karboski , Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council

    How did you get into community wildfire resilience work? I’ve been working on fire adapted communities efforts since I started at the Washington Resource Conservation and… Read More

  8. What the Joint Fire Science Program Can Do for You: An Interview with Coleen Haskell

    BY: Coleen Haskell, Joint Fire Science Program

    Tell us about the Fire Science Exchange Network. The Joint Fire Science Program’s Fire Science Exchange Network (FSEN) is a science delivery mechanism that integrates the… Read More

  9. Decisions, Decisions, Decisions! A Day in the Life with Liz Davy, District Ranger at Caribou-Targhee National Forest

    BY: Liz Davy , Island Park Sustainable Fire Community

    Tell us about your job. As the district ranger for the Ashton/Island Park District of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, I manage people and resources. In 2011, I,… Read More

  10. Superman vs. a Network? Why I’d Choose a Network Any Day: An Interview with Tiernan Doyle

    BY: Tiernan Doyle, BoCo Strong

    What is BoCo Strong and how did it get started? Describe its role in helping Boulder recover from the 2013 flood. BoCo Strong (located in Boulder County, Colorado) is a… Read More