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  1. Credit: blhphotography, "Explore #280," Shared via Flickr Creative Commons

    #Fireadapted Summer Reading: 2018

    By: Allison Jolley

    When I asked for summer reading recommendations, I started to panic when no one sent me books about wildfire. People were sending me books about … people. I had been reading… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Communications / Outreach

    Type: Tools / Resources

  2. New Quiz! Photo credits, top to bottom: Ed Keith, Deschutes County; Erick Brown, The Nature Conservancy; Lenya Quinn-Davidson, Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

  3. Learn about a partnership model that enables more effective wildfire response on rangelands. (Photo: A summer wildfire near Antelope, Oregon. Credit: EJ Davis, Oregon State University)

    Fire Adapted Communities on the Range: Why Rangeland Fire Protection Associations Matter

    By: Emily Jane “EJ” Davis

    On a hot summer day, lightning splits the sky in southeastern Oregon. Smoke begins to rise. Before long, a wildfire takes off through the dry sagebrush and grass, driven by… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Wildfire

    Type: Research Synthesis

  4. Fantastic Failure: Facilitation Flops in a Post-Fire World

    By: Annie Schmidt, Hilary Lundgren

    You know when something is going really, really wrong? Like, you know it is going wrong and even though you know, you find yourself paralyzed and unable to correct the course,… Read More

    Topic: Meetings / Events Wildfire recovery

    Type: Fantastic Failure

  5. 2018 Fire Networks Workshop attendees learning about local fire adaptation efforts from our field day hosts. Credit: Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    It’s the Relationships

    By: Liz Rank, The Nature Conservancy

    It surprises no one reading this that relationships matter. But a recent workshop in Wenatchee, Washington, provided excellent examples of how investments in intangible assets… Read More

    Topic: Learning networks Meetings / Events Resilience

    Type: Meeting / Event

  6. "I arrived at the property with my notebook, tree flagging and a healthy sense of self-worth. I was met by the owner, her contractor, and an impending sense of doom." Credit: Deborah Lee Soltesz, Coconino National Forest

    Fantastic Failure: Big Stick, Big Mouth

    By: Eric Lovgren

    Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. ~ Douglas… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Defensible space / Firewise WUI codes & ordinances

    Type: Fantastic Failure

  7. When it comes to better wildfire outcomes, what's with all the error messages?

    Can You Hear Me Now? Why We All Need a Refresher on “The Imagined Public”

    By: Allison Jolley

    I just moved to Marin County, California, right at the base of Mount Tamalpais. If you know much about the San Francisco Bay Area and wildfire, you just shook your head.… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Defensible space / Firewise

    Type: Research Synthesis

  8. Examples of how adding emergency managers to your team yields better outcomes.

    Are You Partnering with Your Emergency Manager? Four Stories to Demonstrate Why You Should Be

    By: Emily Troisi

    When we are talking about fire adapted communities, we are looking at before, during and after wildfire events, and emergency managers are crucial partners to engage at all of… Read More

    Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning Preparedness

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  9. Fire enjoying fresh oak litter during the perfect December burn window. Credit: Lenya Quinn-Davidson, Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    Evolving with Fire: Understanding Flammability and Rethinking Burn Windows [Science Thursday]

    By: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    When was the last time you changed your mind about something important — something that you thought you knew? This question was posed at a conference I attended recently,… Read More

    Topic: Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

    Type: Research Synthesis

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    Six Great Wildfire Adaptation Resources in Spanish: It’s About More Than Word-for-Word Translations

    By: Maria Estrada, The Nature Conservancy

    Cautionary Tales As a native Spanish speaker, I pay special attention to the multiple inaccurate English-to-Spanish translations that I see in my day-to-day life. Sometimes… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Defensible space / Firewise Preparedness

    Type: Tools / Resources

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