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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. FAC Outreach: Early Lessons From the Two Bulls Fire

    BY: Ed Keith, Deschutes County Forester

    If you keep up with fires nationally you may have seen the news regarding our recent fire just west of Bend, Oregon named Two Bulls. The fire started on June 7 as two separate… Read More

  4. Re-thinking Leadership to Create Stronger Networks

    FAC Network Participant

    FAC Learning Network participants gather once a year to exchange ideas, discuss Network goals and activities, and develop work plans for the upcoming year. This week we are… Read More

  5. FAC Network Looks Forward

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    In preparation for our annual workshop next week, FAC Network participants shared information about what they are looking forward to working on in the coming year. Liz Rank of… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Learning networks Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned Tools / Resources

  6. 2013 W. Klamath Mountains Wildfires: A Success Story

    BY: Will Harling, Mid Klamath Watershed Council

    This article demonstrates how one community successfully prepared for and responded to a serious wildfire. It originally appeared in the Spring 2014 Mid Klamath Watershed… Read More

  7. Tips for Hosting Your Own Community Wildfire Preparedness Day Event

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Last week’s Wildfire Preparedness Day was an opportunity for communities around the country to come together and take action. Many of the Network’s hub organizations… Read More

  8. How Do We Make Real Change?

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    A paper by Leandro Herrero, author of Viral Change: the alternative to slow, painful and unsuccessful management of change in organizations, was recently shared with me. The… Read More

    Topic: Learning networks Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  9. Lessons in Community Engagement from North Lake Tahoe

    BY: Forest Schafer , Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

    A community meeting is a great way to get input on a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP), and can also build new personal connections and recruit community leaders.… Read More

  10. FAC Network Welcomes 10 New Hub Organizations

    Nick Goulette

    I’m excited to announce that the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network is welcoming 10 new hub organizations and pilot communities into the FAC Network!  Beginning… Read More