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  1. Top 5 Resources for Planning For Wildfire

    Emily Troisi

    In this post, I highlight five of Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net)’s most helpful planning for wildfire resources. Fire adapted communities take action before, during and after a wildfire. An important component to the… Read More

  2. Science Tuesday: Give Your Input on Prescribed Fire Outreach Needs!

    Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    In the prescribed fire world, there are some conflicting truths. On the one hand, prescribed fire is an incredibly place-based practice — if you don’t have a sense of local weather patterns, fuel conditions, laws and regulations, and culture, you… Read More

  3. Autumn: A Season of… Webinars!

    Emily Troisi

    Some of our partners in Mendocino learn through a technology-supported discussion. Listening to one of these webinars is another great way to learn! Credit: Mary Huffman, The Nature… Read More

  4. Growing Your Local FAC Workforce: New Resource

    Nick Goulette

    Fire adapted communities are built on the concept that everyone in a community — from landowners to residents to government agencies to businesses — has a role to play in living more safely with wildfire. While homeowners and residents are… Read More

  5. So Little Time, So Much to Read: Conflict Management Blogs I Follow

    Michele Straube

    Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program blog. Reposted with the author’s permission.  Michele Straube is Director of the Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program at the Wallace… Read More

  6. The 4 Rights Campaign: Prescribed Fire is Right 4 the Environment

    Bill Tripp

    The 4 Rights Campaign is being spearheaded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Pacific Region. It revolves around prescribed fire being done at the Right Time, with the Right People, in the Right Place, as the Right Choice. It all started within… Read More

  7. Science Tuesday: This Year’s Research Topics from the Joint Fire Science Program

    Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Earlier this month, the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) released an “early alert” with potential research topics for their upcoming funding opportunity notice (FON), which will be announced formally in mid-September. The list includes a broad… Read More

  8. Enhancing Wildfire Adaptation Through Increased Spatial and Situational Awareness

    Jerry McAdams

    The last year has been an exciting time to explore and develop new spatial tools in Ada County, Idaho. We have worked with a wide variety of collaborators, and discovered new programs and technologies that help us make informed decisions and better… Read More

  9. Studying WUI Fires in Pennsylvania

    Wesley Martin Keller

    When it comes to wildland-urban interface fires, most people think only the western states have that problem. Many of us who respond to wildfires in the East know better. It is the norm for our station, Penn Forest Fire Control Station, in Carbon… Read More

  10. Research Aims at Reducing the Fire Backlog in the Sierra Nevada

    Wendy Fulks, Bill Tripp, Darren Borgias

    Last week, members of the FAC Net and Fire Learning Network “Community of Practice for Using Fire” (CPUF) heard about some compelling fire and forest management research that is being conducted in Region 5 of the Forest Service. Feasible… Read More