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  1. Learn what last spring's national prescribed fire outreach assessment discovered, get a sneak peak of the resources it revealed, and find out what to expect next. Credit: Jennifer Fawcett, North Carolina State University Extension

    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

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

    Type: Tools / Resources

  2. "I was curious what my colleagues thought and asked, 'What do you think the role of private lands is in moving the needle on public acceptance of fire management?' The answer surprised me. And it got me thinking." Photo credit: Adam Troman via Flickr Creative Commons

    The Power of Private Lands

    By: Emily Hohman

    A while back I was walking through a recently completed prescribed burn unit with some colleagues who represented a variety of conservation entities. We were admiring the… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

    Type: Essay

  3. Discover the tool that over 80 communities used to assess their community wildfire resilience progress and identify what they should work on next. Credit: Liz Rank, The Nature Conservancy

    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

    Topic: Monitoring / Assessment Planning Wildfire risk assessment

    Type: Tools / Resources

  4. Florida Forest Service rangers doing door-to-door outreach to homeowners as part of the Ready, Set, Go! initiative. Credit: Florida Forest Service, Withlacoochee Forestry Center

    Getting Outreach Right, the NASF’s Priorities, and the Evolution of Wildfire Risk Mapping: An Interview with John Fish

    By: Florida Forest Service

    What are you and the Florida Forest Service doing to help communities live with wildfire? Wildfire is a reality in Florida. During an average fire year, we experience more… Read More

    Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire Planning

    Type: Interview

  5. Wildfire smoke has an intense relationship with air quality and human health. But what about its relationship with temperature and fire severity? Credit: USDA Forest Service via Flickr Creative Commons

    Science Tuesday: Going Nuclear

    By: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    On Labor Day weekend, my friends and I canceled a vacation rental on the Trinity River because of the heat and smoke. It was predicted to be 112 degrees inland that weekend,… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Research Synthesis

  6. In 2014, The Nature Conservancy launched the Rio Grande Water Fund to create more drought- and fire-resilient forests in north-central New Mexico. Credit: Alan Eckert

    Fire and Water are Linked in New Mexico

    By: ​ Anne Bradley, The Nature Conservancy

    The Fire that Called Us to Action In 2011, the Las Conchas Fire burned 156,000 acres in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. At the time, it was the largest forest fire in New… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Watershed protection / management

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  7. Kara backpacking in Bryce Canyon National Park. Credit: Katie Wolt

    Does the “C” in Coordinating Actually Stand for Communicating? A Day in the Life with Kara Karboski

    By: Kara Karboski, Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council

    How did you get into community wildfire resilience work? I’ve been working on fire adapted communities efforts since I started at the Washington Resource Conservation and… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach

    Type: Interview

  8. This summer's "Living with Fire" workshop was a big success. Find out why! Credit: Screenshot of the "Living with Fire" workshop flyer

    Community Wildfire Resilience Workshop Gets Rave Reviews — Key Ingredients

    FAC Network Participant

    “Loved this!!!!” “Best use of my time!!!!” “Field tours were great!” “Presentations were informative; presenters were engaging.” These are the kind… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  9. The Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project is advancing the use of prescribed fire as a means of landscape restoration. Photo credit: Alex Jordan, Bend Magazine

    Fighting Central Oregon Wildfire with Fire

    By: Eric Flowers, Bend Magazine

    Editor’s note: This blog contains excerpts of an article originally published in Bend Magazine. “Trying to… Read More

    Topic: Collaboration Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

    Type: Success Story / Lessons Learned

  10. The Joint Fire Science Program’s Fire Science Exchange Network is a national network of 15 regional fire science exchanges. Each exchange focuses on the delivery of fire science in their respective region.

    What the Joint Fire Science Program Can Do for You: An Interview with Coleen Haskell

    By: Coleen Haskell, Joint Fire Science Program

    Tell us about the Fire Science Exchange Network. The Joint Fire Science Program’s Fire Science Exchange Network (FSEN) is a science delivery mechanism that integrates the… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Learning networks

    Type: Interview

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