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

    BY: Liz Davy

    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

  2. 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

  3. You Just Never Know What You’ll Get into this Time of Year: A Day in the Life with Karuna Greenberg

    BY: Karuna Greenberg

    When you get to work on Monday morning, what are your top priorities for the week? Over the weekend, we experienced an intense thunderstorm throughout the Salmon River and… Read More

  4. Telling the “Good Fire” Story: Two Communities’ Prescribed Fire Outreach Efforts

    BY: Hilary Lundgren, Kirsten Cook

    In 2016, the Washington State Legislature passed the Forest Resiliency Burning Pilot, ESHB 2928, a bill that supported a pilot to evaluate and monitor the effects of forest… Read More

  5. Implementing the Cohesive Strategy: An Interview with Katie Lighthall

    BY: Katie Lighthall

    How would you characterize your role in helping communities become more fire adapted? My current role with the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy’s (Cohesive Strategy)… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration

    Type: Interview

  6. Networker by Day; Dad by Night; Firefighter at Heart: A Day in the Life with Porfirio Chavarria

    BY: Porfirio Chavarria

    Has Fire Adapted Communities (FAC) always been a part of your job? Since working at the Santa Fe Fire Department, FAC has been a part of my job description, even though it… Read More

  7. The Department of the Interior Integrates Its Wildfire Programs: An Interview with the DOI’s Office of Wildland Fire

    BY: Kristin Merony and Kim Van Hemelryck, the Department of the Interior's Office of Wildland Fire

    What does the Office of Wildland Fire do? The Office of Wildland Fire’s (OWF) principle roles are to develop policy for the management and oversight of the Department of… Read More

  8. Ranch Management with a Fire Adaptation Twist: A Day in the Life with Matthew Ward

    BY: Paula Nelson

    Has FAC always been a part of your job? No. In 2012, I moved to Idaho to manage the Flat Ranch Preserve. At that time, the Idaho Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC)… Read More

  9. One City’s Lifeline for All Things FAC: A Day in the Life with Alison Lerch

    FAC Network Participant

    When you get to work on Monday morning, what are your top priorities for the week? I spend my first hour addressing any pressing things that have come up over the… Read More

  10. Scientists and Managers Collaborate on Wildfire in the North Atlantic: An Interview with Inga La Puma

    BY: Inga La Puma

    Tell us about the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange and why it connects scientists and managers. The North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange is one of 15 exchanges… Read More