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Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

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  1. Advancing FAC in Hawaii: Increasing Awareness, Thinking Both Short and Long Term and … Goats?

    BY: Pablo Akira Beimler , Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization

    Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization (HWMO) is a non-profit based on Hawaii Island (or “the Big Island”). In 2015, we began working with several communities statewide… Read More

  2. Crossing Lines to Promote Wildfire Awareness: Multi-State Wildfire Policy Initiative

    BY: Sonya Sistare

    Written by: Sonya Sistare, Co-Manager, Living With Fire Program, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Wildfires don’t respect boundaries, whether they’re regarding… Read More

  3. Pile Burning in Southwest Colorado: Complicated Circumstances Offset by Partner Support

    FAC Network Participant

    When it comes to active burning, FireWise of Southwest Colorado (FWSC) has rented air curtain burners, reimbursed contractors for pile burning on private land and advocated… Read More

  4. Winter Pile Burning Highlights: Snow Tips, Outreach and a Surprise

    BY: Allison Jolley

    Because FAC Net is a national network, “winter” means different things for different members. Before moving to the Bay Area, I lived near Lassen Volcanic National Park, a… Read More

  5. Teaching Fire with Fire: A Unique Approach to Community Outreach

    BY: Conrad Greaves, Talking Talons Youth Leadership

    If your goals are to increase awareness about forest restoration and to advance FAC, schools can be a great place to start. Over the past few months, educators from Talking… Read More

  6. Between Two Fires: Lessons Learned in Kittitas County

    BY: Russ Hobbs, Carolyn Berglund

    Written by: Russ Hobbs, Retired Fire Chief, Kittitas County Fire & Rescue #7 and Carolyn Berglund, Public Education Officer, Kittitas County Fire & Rescue… Read More

  7. Key Principles Behind Utah’s New Wildfire Policy: Engaging Municipalities and Distributing Risk

    BY: Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands

    Written by: Jennifer Hansen, Utah Wildland Urban Interface Program Coordinator,  State of Utah, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands All over the country, FAC… Read More

  8. Let’s Go Golfing: Utilizing Community Amenities in Wildfire Risk Reduction Efforts

    FAC Network Participant

    Increased development in the wildland-urban interface has been well documented as a contributing factor to rising wildfire suppression and response costs, as highlighted in… Read More

  9. Rejuvenating FAC Outreach in the Wasatch Front

    BY: Brianna Binnebose

    Smokey Bear, along with Unified Fire Authority and Wasatch Front Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands,… Read More