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  1. Fire First Responders and Forest Restoration, a Vital Connection: A Day in the Life of Neil Chapman

    BY: Neil Chapman

    Editor’s Note: In this week’s blog we get a chance to chat with Neil Chapman, Forest Health Supervisor for the Wildland Fire Management Program of the Flagstaff, Arizona… Read More

  2. Taking Responsibility for What is Precious to Us: A Day in the Life of Magdalena Valderrama

    BY: Magdalena Valderrama

    Editor’s Note: This month FAC Net’s Michelle Medley-Daniel had the opportunity to touch base with a FAC Net Core member, the indomitable Magdalena Valderrama. Magdalena… Read More

  3. Listening to My Neighbors First: A Day in the Life of Carlie Murphy

    BY: Carlie Murphy

    This month, FAC Net connected with one of our new members, Carlie Murphy, coordinator of the Tahoe Network of Fire Adapted Communities, to learn more about her integral,… Read More

  4. From the Bottom Up: Oregon’s Investment in Fire Adaptation (An Interview with Carrie Berger)

    BY: Carrie Berger

    Editor’s Note:  FAC Net’s Annie Schmidt had the opportunity to interview Carrie Berger, Fire Program Manager for the new Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire… Read More

  5. A Day in the Life with Susie Kocher, Central Sierra Cooperative Extension

    BY: Jessica Sabine Brothers , Susie Kocher

    This month, we connected with Susie Kocher, Forestry & Natural Resources Advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension, to learn more about her role… Read More

  6. Building Bridges Between Universities, Communities, and Fire: An Interview with Jennifer Fawcett

    BY: Jennifer Fawcett , Jessica Sabine Brothers

    Editor’s note: We had the pleasure of connecting with Jennifer Fawcett, Extension Associate for North Carolina State University, to talk more about her role leading fire… Read More

  7. Understanding Complexity and Risk in the Wildland Fire Environment: An Interview with Travis Dotson

    BY: Annie Schmidt , Travis Dotson

    Editor’s Note: FAC Net’s Annie Schmidt had the privilege of getting to know Travis Dotson of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center when she worked on the Spring Coulee… Read More

  8. Connecting Practice to Policy: An Interview with Annie Schmidt

    BY: Annie Schmidt

    Editor’s Note: Annie Schmidt is one of FAC Net’s newest staff members, returning to the FAC family after two years of planning and policy work in her home state of… Read More

  9. A Day in The Life: Network Coordinators

    BY: Rebecca Samulski , Hilary Lundgren , Anne Mottek , Matt Piccarello , Ashley Juran

    Connecting, sharing, framing. Scheduling, organizing, illuminating. Asking hard questions. Co-developing strategies. Cheerleading, amplifying, elevating. Holding space.… Read More

  10. Bringing the Voices of Collaborative Conservation to Decision Makers in D.C.: An Interview with Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    BY: Karen Hardigg, Tyson Bertone-Riggs

    Editor’s Note: Policy barriers play a substantial part in our everyday decision making processes and have significant implications for fire adaptation and community… Read More