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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Bringing the Voices of Collaborative Conservation to Decision Makers in D.C.: An Interview with Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    BY: Karen Hardigg, Tyson Bertone-Riggs

    Editor’s Note: Policy barriers play a substantial part in our everyday decision making processes and have significant implications for fire adaptation and community… Read More

  4. FAC Network Informing Policymakers From the Ground Up

    FAC Network Participant

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) is designed to facilitate learning across communities and organizations spanning the diversity of ecological, cultural… Read More

  5. New Guidance for Federal Grantees/Subawardees

    BY: Katie Van Pelt, The Watershed Center

    Since the U.S. Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards has come out, many organizations are asking “what does that mean for me?” Below is a… Read More

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    Type: Tools / Resources

  6. Eastern Washington Report Represents a Big Step Forward for Forest Health, FAC

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Hundreds of homes burned in Washington in 2014. The 256,108-acre Carlton Complex fire was the largest recorded in state history. So it’s timely that the “Eastern… Read More

  7. What is the True Cost of Wildfires to Our Communities?

    FAC Network Participant

    This topic was explored last week by a diverse group of practitioners from across Colorado at the “Colorado Wildland Fire Conference: The True Cost of Wildfire.” Experts,… Read More

  8. What Do You Think is on the Horizon in Fire Management?

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The Quadrennial Fire Review (QFR) is a strategic risk assessment conducted by the federal land management agencies and their partners every four years. The QFR is seeking… Read More