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Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

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  1. Forest Guild Completes First Controlled Burn on Private Land in La Cueva, New Mexico

    FAC Network Participant

    Written By: Eytan Krasilovsky, Southwest Region Director I am excited to report that two weeks ago the Forest Guild completed its first pile burn on private land in Santa Fe… Read More

  2. Integration of Cohesive Strategy Goals a Reality in California’s Klamath Mountains

    BY: Kate Lighthall

    A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the Western Klamath Restoration Partnership (WKRP) and attend their field trip for the Somes Bar Integrated Fire Management and… Read More

  3. Western Klamath Restoration Partnership Hits the Ground Running

    FAC Network Participant

    From the office to the field The Western Klamath Restoration Partnership (WKRP) in Northern California has been meeting for over a year to develop a common vision for the… Read More

  4. A Low-Income Wildfire Risk Reduction Pilot Program in SW Colorado

    FAC Network Participant

    With a grant from the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, FireWise of Southwest Colorado designed a program to reduce fuels and ember ignition hazards around homes, and… Read More

  5. Becoming Fire Adapted: An Evolutionary Process in the Pine Barrens

    FAC Network Participant

    Written By: Bill Brash In New Jersey there is a dichotomy with respect to the risk of wildfire and the understanding of that risk by many residents. South Jersey is home to… Read More

  6. Oregon Trail: A Landscape-Scale Revegetation Project

    FAC Network Participant

    Written By: Captain Jerry McAdams On August 25, 2008 at 1900 hours, the Boise Fire Department responded to a grass fire in southeast Boise. The incident progressed to a… Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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