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Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

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  1. Advice for FAC Practitioners from Firewise Networking Day in Oregon

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Project Wildfire recently hosted a Firewise Networking day aimed at connecting FAC practitioners in Central Oregon. This was the first meeting of its kind for the area, aimed… Read More

  2. City of Santa Fe Holds Evacuation Drill

    BY: Greg Strick

    Introduction and Considerations by Michelle Medley-Daniel. Most of us have participated in an elementary school fire drill or emergency bus evacuation. Public schools are… Read More

  3. Forest Service Recognizes Accomplishments of Diverse Collaborative in Idaho/Montana

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    On October 22, 2014 the Island Park/West Yellowstone Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) received the Conserving Open Space award from the USDA Forest Service Intermountain… Read More

  4. FireWise of Southwest Colorado Gives Neighborhoods a KICKSTART!

    FAC Network Participant

    For the past six years, FireWise of Southwest Colorado has given neighborhoods that are new to participating in our tri-county FireWise Ambassador program the opportunity to… Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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