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  1. Planning for Wildfire: Tips for creating 360-character Wireless Emergency Alert templates

    BY: Jessica Doermann, Erica Kuligowski

    As the number of wildfires continues to decrease or hold steady from year to year, their average size and intensity has grown exponentially. Populations living and working… Read More

  2. How Some Communities are Adapting their FAC Work to a Virtual World: Wildfire Prep Day and Community Outreach

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The first Saturday in May is usually marked by neighborhood and community events that bring people together to work on their wildfire mitigation efforts. Past projects and… Read More

  3. Adjusting to Our Changing Realities

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    We are all experiencing the impacts of COVID-19. In some communities, folks are dealing with mandatory shelter-in-place rules, many schools have closed and our lives are… Read More

  4. Building Bridges Between Universities, Communities, and Fire: An Interview with Jennifer Fawcett

    BY: Jennifer Fawcett , Jessica Sabine Brothers

    Editor’s note: We had the pleasure of connecting with Jennifer Fawcett, Extension Associate for North Carolina State University, to talk more about her role leading fire… Read More

  5. The Panic Myth: What Does the Research Say and What Can Practitioners Do?

    BY: Sarah McCaffrey , Annie Schmidt

    The Panic Myth, Part I – What Does the Research Say? by Sarah McCaffrey As I’ve been watching the fires in Australia over the past several months I’ve been impressed… Read More

  6. Business Resilience Round-Up: Fire Adaptation on Main Street, USA

    BY: Annie Schmidt

    Editor’s Note: Community efforts to increase wildfire resilience often focus on homeowner action. But what about our business community?  The economic engines of our towns… Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. What We’re Reading: Our Favorite Fire-Related Newsletters and Blogs 

    BY: Emily Troisi , Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Working to reduce incoming email? We respect that. A person could spend all day in an endless volley of emails. But among the conversations with co-workers that would have… Read More