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  1. 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

  2. Building for Wildfire Summit: Understanding How Homes Burn and How to Build Better

    BY: Kimiko Barrett, Ph.D.

    The wildland-urban interface problem is a home ignition problem, not a wildfire control problem. Extreme wildfires are inevitable but wildland-urban fire disasters don’t… Read More

  3. Early Lessons from the Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    BY: Annie Schmidt, Ryan Anderson, Reese Lolley, Michelle Medley-Daniel

    As many participants from the 2014 Colorado Springs Fire Adapted Communities/Fire Learning Network annual workshop will recall, the folks from Washington could often be found… Read More

  4. Managing Northeastern Pine Barrens for People and Nature

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Workshop attendees discuss how state agencies engaged residents in the town of Whiting, New Jersey, to plan and… Read More

  5. Backyards and Beyond Conference 2015

    FAC Network Participant

    Leigh Kane, senior planner for Horry County presents a local perspective on planning and development in South… Read More

  6. Fire Adapted Communities at the Colorado Wildland Fire Conference

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Last week I had the opportunity to go to the 2015 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference in Snowmass. This conference was packed with speakers who covered topics ranging from… Read More

  7. FAC: It’s About Being Proactive and Making Investments

    BY: Mike Caggiano

    Up until now, my view of fire adapted communities has primarily been interface communities with many homes interspersed through wildland vegetation that are at direct risk to… Read More

    Topic: Meetings / Events

    Type: Essay

  8. Collaborative Resilience Assessments Profiled by FAC Learning Network Partners

    BY: Bruce Goldstein, University of Colorado, Boulder

    This June, FAC Learning Network research partner Bruce Goldstein organized a panel on collaborative resilience assessment at the 2015 Conference for Communication and the… Read More

  9. Facilitation Techniques and Ice Breakers

    BY: Emily Troisi

    After my blog post about graphic recording, many people expressed interest in learning more about that creative technique for recording and facilitating meetings. Thinking… Read More

  10. The Challenging Economics of Treating Fuels to Build Fire Adapted Communities

    FAC Network Participant

    Improving the economics of treating fuels to protect communities from wildfire is a daunting task. The National Fire Plan of 2001 marked our first nation-wide attempt at… Read More