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Editor's Note: All blog entries are reviewed and edited for length and clarity by Network staff before approval for posting.

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  1. Planning for Wildfire: Tips for creating 360-character Wireless Emergency Alert templates

    BY: Jessica Doermann, Erica Kuligowski

    As the number of wildfires continues to decrease or hold steady from year to year, their average size and intensity has grown exponentially. Populations living and working… Read More

  2. How Some Communities are Adapting their FAC Work to a Virtual World: Wildfire Prep Day and Community Outreach

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The first Saturday in May is usually marked by neighborhood and community events that bring people together to work on their wildfire mitigation efforts. Past projects and… Read More

  3. The Panic Myth: What Does the Research Say and What Can Practitioners Do?

    BY: Sarah McCaffrey , Annie Schmidt

    The Panic Myth, Part I – What Does the Research Say? by Sarah McCaffrey As I’ve been watching the fires in Australia over the past several months I’ve been impressed… Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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