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  1. Prescribed Fire Outreach Assessment — The Verdict Is In

    BY: Jennifer Fawcett

    As members of the fire community, we often talk about the need for more prescribed fire. But, are we prepared for everything that goes along with it? It might seem obvious… Read More

  2. Facilitating Dialogue in Communities: Using the FAC Self-Assessment Tool

    BY: Emily Troisi

    “[This tool] determined the need for increased public outreach and a central contact during incidents. One year later, a new emergency manager independently reached the same… Read More

  3. The ABC’s of Wildfire Terminology

    BY: Allison Jolley

    “What did the IC say about the fuel models in the area where we’ll be performing burn out operations? I can’t wait to get my red card and work on my faller… Read More

  4. A New Perspective on Fire Management [Book Review of “Florida: A Fire Survey” by Stephen J Pyne]

    BY: Alan Long, Southern Fire Exchange

    Several years ago, highly acclaimed author Stephen Pyne began a new series of short books on fire in key regions around the country, titled “To the Last Smoke.” His first book… Read More

  5. Community Magic: Community-Based Asset Mapping Establishes New Connections for Fire Adaptation

    BY: Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    Jana Carp is a fourth-generation resident of northern California. She taught urban planning and community development at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina… Read More

  6. Top 5 Resources for Planning For Wildfire

    BY: 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… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More

  8. Autumn: A Season of… Webinars!

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Some of our partners in Mendocino learn through a technology-supported discussion. Listening to one of these… Read More

  9. 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… Read More

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

    BY: 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… Read More