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  1. Understanding Complexity and Risk in the Wildland Fire Environment: An Interview with Travis Dotson

    By: Annie Schmidt, Travis Dotson

    Editor’s Note: FAC Net’s Annie Schmidt had the privilege of getting to know Travis Dotson of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center when she worked on the Spring Coulee… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Communications / Outreach Equity/Inclusion Wildfire

    Type: Interview Success Story / Lessons Learned

  2. block print of Pacific lamprey, by Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    No More Prescribed Fire Barriers: Lessons from Lamprey

    By: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    On a typical summer weekend in the late 1990s, you might have found me amid other teenagers, all lounging in the sun a few miles up the road from my house at one of our… Read More

    Topic: Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire Monitoring / Assessment

    Type: Essay

  3. Text and Photo courtesy of Washington DNR.

    Connecting Practice to Policy: An Interview with Annie Schmidt

    By: Annie Schmidt

    Editor’s Note: Annie Schmidt is one of FAC Net’s newest staff members, returning to the FAC family after two years of planning and policy work in her home state of… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Monitoring / Assessment Planning Preparedness

    Type: Interview

  4. Banded Peak Rx Fire, Photo courtesy of Forest Stewards Guild

    The Forest Stewards Guild’s HEPA Filter Loan Program

    By: Sam Berry, Forest Stewards Guild

    In 2018, the Forest Stewards Guild began our high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter loan program in Santa Fe. The short-term intent of the program was to support people… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire Preparedness Resilience

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  5. Background Photo Credit: Bill Trimarco

    I’ve Got Them Non-Profit Funding Blues: Lessons Learned in Funding Wildfire Resilience in Archuleta County, CO

    By: Bill Trimarco

    “I’ve Got Them Non-Profit Funding Blues” Sadly, that is not the title of my new hit single, but rather a state of mind many of us struggle with on a day-to-day basis.… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  6. Photo credit: Amanda Newell, Cascadia Conservation District

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

    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

    Topic: Communications / Outreach

    Type: Tools / Resources

  7. Setting Goals for 2020. Photo credit: Emily Troisi

    Setting Goals for 2020: A Month-by-Month Approach

    By: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    When your focus is helping your community live better with fire, your work is never done. Get more accomplished in 2020 by setting achievable goals and working with your… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Defensible space / Firewise Local workforce capacity Preparedness

    Type: Best Practices

  8. 2019 Year In Review

    By: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The long nights of December (in the northern hemisphere at least) lend themselves to reflection and contemplation. This past weekend, I found myself flipping through my… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration

    Type: Essay

  9. Photo Credit: Angel Larriba Aldea

    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

    Topic: Communications / Outreach

    Type: Research Synthesis Tools / Resources

  10. Fire management staff in northeastern U.S. pine forests share many common challenges. Fire practitioners from New Jersey and Long Island, New York participated in a May 2018 learning exchange sponsored by FAC Net and the Forest Stewards Guild. Photo provided by Amanda Mahaffey/Forest Stewards Guild.

    Changing the Fire Paradigm in New Jersey: The Power of Networks and Sustained Investments

    By: Bill Brash

    Relatively few people outside of New Jersey have heard about the 1.1-million-acre area known as the Pine Barrens, or Pinelands, a biological gem in the southern part of the… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration CWPPs Defensible space / Firewise Learning networks WUI codes & ordinances

    Type: Impact Story

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