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

    BY: Porfirio Chavarria , 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

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

    BY: Alison Lerch

    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

  5. 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

  6. Training Youth, Collaborating with Private Landowners and a Sense of Humor: A Day in the Life with Krys Nystrom

    BY: Krys Nystrom

    How did you start working on FAC? I started working on fire adapted communities (FAC) at the Santa Fe County Fire Department (SFCFD) in 2008. I was hired as a temporary… Read More

  7. The Role of the Bureau of Land Management in FAC: An Interview with Richard Parrish

    BY: Richard Parrish

    Richard Parrish graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in natural resources. He currently works for the Spokane District of the Bureau of Land… Read More

  8. Bringing Private Landowners into the Fold: A Day in the Life with Ed Keith

    BY: Ed Keith

    Has FAC always been a part of your job duties in your current position? Yes, I’d say FAC has always been a part of my current job, though we may not have called it that… Read More

  9. Working with Fire-Prone Communities in the Northeast: An Interview with Maureen Brooks

    BY: Maureen Brooks

    Maureen Brooks is a cooperative fire specialist on the fire and aviation staff for the Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service (NA SPF). In her… Read More

  10. Safety and Service First: A Day in the Life with Mike Davis

    BY: Mike Davis

    What led you to work on community wildfire resilience? I began working to promote Firewise programs and prevention activities as far back as 2008. Later, I read about the… Read More