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  1. Business Resilience Round-Up: Fire Adaptation on Main Street, USA

    BY: Annie Schmidt

    Editor’s Note: Community efforts to increase wildfire resilience often focus on homeowner action. But what about our business community?  The economic engines of our towns… Read More

  2. Youth Education and Outreach: Resources and Examples from Across the Network

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Editor’s Note: There are a number of ways to engage with youth of any age about wildfire. From helping teachers with lessons in a classroom to going out in the field together,… Read More

  3. Science Thursdays: A Look Back at Thirteen of Your Favorite Stories

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Editor’s Note: The FAC Net Blog is coming up on its 6-year anniversary in January 2020! Since 2014, we have hosted more than 440 posts on all things FAC: from community… Read More

  4. What We’re Reading: Our Favorite Fire-Related Newsletters and Blogs 

    BY: Emily Troisi , Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Working to reduce incoming email? We respect that. A person could spend all day in an endless volley of emails. But among the conversations with co-workers that would have… Read More

  5. Back to School: A Wildland Fire Book List for Young Readers and Educators

    BY: Rebecca Samulski , Becca Samulski

    Practitioners of fire adapted communities often get tasked with leading field trips, lessons and presentations with local schools and youth groups. We usually see an uptick… Read More

  6. Let’s Talk About Fire Adapted Communities!

    BY: Emily Troisi , Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) staff and members talk about fire adapted communities (FAC) a lot, and we often get asked for resources to help explain… Read More

  7. Seeking Fire Adaptation and Community Resilience Peers? Join FAC Net!

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel , Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    Our partners at FEMA Region 10 recently produced a podcast focused on the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net). If you’ve been wondering about FAC Net’s… Read More

  8. Smoke Adaptation is Fire Adaptation

    BY: Allison Jolley

    “It’s not as simple as, ‘How do you want your smoke?’ We could conduct thousands of acres of prescribed fire in our county and still be breathing smoke from another… Read More

  9. Two National Directives and One Piece of Public Policy Worth Understanding: The 2018 Farm Bill, Executive Order 13855 and DOI Secretarial Order 3372

    BY: Katie Lighthall, National Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy, Western Region

    Editor’s note: If you haven’t spent much time with the new Farm Bill, Executive Order 13855 and Secretarial Order 3372, take a moment to read these summaries produced by… Read More

  10. Nine Tips for Talking about Fire and FAC

    BY: Allison Jolley

    1. Speak with more than words.  The Washington State Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network has developed some amazing visual aids regarding fire adapted communities… Read More