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  1. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 1

    BY: Carole Walker

     Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and business… Read More

  2. Using Science to Improve Wildfire Outcomes: An Interview with Steve Quarles

    BY: Dr. Steve Quarles

    Dr. Steve Quarles joined the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) in 2011. He is currently Chief Scientist for Wildfire and Durability and serves as the… Read More

  3. Learning to Burn: 25 Years Managing the Albany Pine Bush

    BY: Neil Gifford

    Neil Gifford is the conservation director for the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission (APBPC) in Albany, N.Y. A volunteer and seasonal Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission… Read More

  4. Using Fire to Treat Privately Owned Forests in Oregon: The Firing Boss Perspective

    BY: Sean Hendrix

    Editor’s Note: This is part three of a three-part series. Read part one and part two. Sean… Read More

  5. Using Fire to Treat Privately Owned Forests in Oregon: The Burn Boss Perspective

    BY: Amanda Stamper

    Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series. Read part one: The Landowners’ Perspective.  Amanda… Read More

  6. An Interview with National FAC Program Manager Pam Leschak

    BY: Pam Leschak

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) recently interviewed Pam Leschak, the national WUI/FAC program manager for the U.S. Forest Service. She has over 35… Read More

  7. An Interview with FEMA Planner Brett Holt (Part 1)

    BY: Brett Holt , Brett Holt

    The Fire Adapted Communities Network (FAC Net) and Washington State FAC Learning Network (WA FAC) recently interviewed Brett Holt, Mitigation Planner in the Federal Emergency… Read More

  8. Study Examines New Type of Wildfire Health Impact

    FAC Network Participant

    Forest Service thinning projects near Alpine helped decrease the severity of burning in the 2011 Wallow Fire. Credit: Sarah McCaffrey A new journal article by David… Read More

  9. Don’t Forget to Listen

    BY: Sarah McCaffrey

    FAC Net: You’ve been in the fire community for 18 years now, ever since you began your 1998 dissertation research on the beliefs and mitigation efforts of homeowners in… Read More