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  1. Rangeland in Lemhi County, Idaho. Photo by Katie Wollstein.

    Outcome-based Management for Western Rangelands: Using Experience & Need to Help Manage for Fire

    By: Katie Wollstein

    Editor’s Note: FAC Net staff would like to acknowledge the many people and their communities experiencing losses and severe wildfire and smoke impacts. We will continue to… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Wildfire

    Type: Research Synthesis

  2. Autumn is a perfect time to delve into a good book. Photo by Canva Creative Commons.

    FAC Net’s First Book Club: Tools for Anxiety for Fire Adaptation Practitioners

    By: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Author’s note: I am extremely grateful to Dr. Sarah Ray, and to all of the book club participants, for sharing their time, attention and insights. The opportunity to learn… Read More

    Topic: Climate change Equity/Inclusion Meetings / Events Resilience

    Type: Meeting / Event Tools / Resources

  3. Will on a Klamath TREX burn in 2018. Photo by Shilo Springstead.

    Of Fire and Myth: Will Harling, Bigfoot and the Power of Place

    By: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Editors’ Note: This blog features a focus on our past blog author, Will Harling. Will’s recent Firehawk Blog spoke to his work in prescribed fires and letting the land… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

    Type: Essay

  4. A fire danger rating sign. Photo courtesy of Canva Creative Commons.

    From the Bottom Up: Oregon’s Investment in Fire Adaptation (An Interview with Carrie Berger)

    By: Carrie Berger

    Editor’s Note:  FAC Net’s Annie Schmidt had the opportunity to interview Carrie Berger, Fire Program Manager for the new Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Local workforce capacity Preparedness Resilience

    Type: Interview

  5. The Land Makes it Right: Reframing Our Ideas About When Burning is Possible

    By: Will Harling

    Editor’s Note: This is the second blog in our Project Firehawk series. The title refers to a cohort of Australian birds, known as Firehawks, who carry fire in their beaks to… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire Traditional Ecological Knowledge Watershed protection / management

    Type: Firehawk Series

  6. KFACC members work through the collaborative process in October 2019.

    What Comes First — Collaborative Mapping or Mapping Collaboration?

    By: Rose Shriner

    Editor’s Note: Standing around the hood of a truck pouring over a map has long been acknowledged as a powerful collaborative moment. But how can we take that moment and plan… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire Planning Watershed protection / management

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  7. “School’s Out, Now What?” Activity Guides, Wildfire Education, & Go Bag Activities for the Whole Family

    By: Jessica Sabine Brothers

    “School’s out, now what?” seems to be a common question for many parents these days as summer is in full-swing and physical distancing practices continue across the… Read More

    Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning Planning Preparedness

    Type: Tools / Resources

  8. Let’s Put the Cart *After* the Horse: California’s Forest and Fire Capacities Needs Assessment

    By: Allison Jolley, Emily Jane Davis Nick Goulette

    Author’s note: I hope that this blog finds you and your loved ones safe and relatively well. I originally wrote this post before both the COVID-19 pandemic and the uprising… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Local workforce capacity Monitoring / Assessment Wildfire risk assessment

    Type: Research Synthesis

  9. Getting Creative with Workshops and Meetings

    How Some Communities are Adapting their FAC Work to a Virtual World: Getting Creative with Workshops and Meetings

    By: Emily Troisi

    The onset of COVID-19 triggered a wave of adaptation. Wildfire practitioners across the country adjusted to working, meeting and educating remotely. Knowing that wildfires do… Read More

    Topic: Learning networks Meetings / Events

    Type: Best Practices Meeting / Event

  10. UCCE Rx fire team Shaver Lake burn, November 6th 2019. Photo courtesy of Susie Kocher

    A Day in the Life with Susie Kocher, Central Sierra Cooperative Extension

    By: Jessica Sabine Brothers, Susie Kocher

    This month, we connected with Susie Kocher, Forestry & Natural Resources Advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension, to learn more about her role… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Learning networks

    Type: Interview

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