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Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

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  1. Building Local Capacity in Deschutes County

    BY: Alison Green , Project Wildfire

    Building a sustainable cadre of stakeholders who can effectively and eagerly communicate messages about preparedness poses a constant challenge. For those working on becoming… Read More

  2. Fire Department Crews Work with Community

    BY: John Pickett, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District

    Creating defensible space has been proven to reduce the chance a home will ignite during a wildland fire. Yet many residents do not complete work on their own property even… Read More

  3. Decades of Progress – Promoting Forest Treatments and Public Support

    FAC Network Participant

    No community becomes fire adapted overnight – often it takes decades of concerted effort to foster collaboration and overcome disagreements, public opposition and other… Read More

  4. Lessons from a Successful Field Tour

    BY: Liz Davy

    Recently, I had the opportunity to interface with a group of landowners who did not appreciate how I was managing the National Forest adjacent to their homes. We had several… Read More

  5. Approaching Relationships with Landowners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Dave, The Watershed Center’s Forestry, Fire and Fuels Program Manager, came into the office yesterday wiping the sweat from his forehead. He’d spent the better part of the… Read More

  6. Redstone Canyon – A Mitigation Success Story

    FAC Network Participant

    In the spirit of sharing wildfire mitigation success stories, such as the prescribed fire that helped moderate the behavior of the recent wildfire threatening Weaverville,… Read More

  7. Fire Adapted Communities: On the Front Lines in Ely, Minnesota

    BY: Dovetail Partners, Inc , Gloria Erickson

    Each community in every region has its own relationship to wildfire risks. There are common themes – wildfire season, fuel loading, preparedness plans, etc. – but local… Read More

  8. Lessons From the California Adaptation Forum

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Last week’s California Adaption Forum brought together over 800 people working on the challenges of climate change impacts, including California’s fire season, which is… Read More

  9. Rapid City, SD Hires Veterans for Wildfire Fuel Mitigation

    BY: Lieutenant Tim Weaver, Rapid City Fire Department

    The Rapid City Survivable Space Initiative has started training U.S. veterans since 2013 to perform wildfire fuel… Read More

  10. What Makes a FAC Program Worth Investing In?

    BY: David Burchfield

      Annie Schmidt of the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coaltion accepts her prize from Nick Goulette. Photo… Read More