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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. An Ambassador by Any Name Doth Broaden Wildfire Resilience

    BY: Rebecca Samulski

    In 2012, the 10,000+ acre Weber Fire blew through a wilderness study area and into the canyon of a neighborhood where I’d been supporting wildfire preparedness through… Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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

    BY: Wendy Fulks , 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

  9. A Day in The Life: Network Coordinators

    BY: Rebecca Samulski , Hilary Lundgren , Anne Mottek , Matt Piccarello , Ashley Juran

    Connecting, sharing, framing. Scheduling, organizing, illuminating. Asking hard questions. Co-developing strategies. Cheerleading, amplifying, elevating. Holding space.… Read More

  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