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  1. A Future with Fire: Desiring Tuesday on this Very Long Monday

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Last week I criticized some spatial data that equated average miles traveled with social distancing success. According to the national map, my county was doing great, and I… Read More

  2. Learning the Rules of the Game: Understanding Jeremy Bailey and the origins of TREX

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I don’t like games. Everyone knows this about me: there’s only one thing that will get me to go bed early, and that’s a board game. I’ve been this way forever, and… Read More

  3. Changing the Fire Culture: Let’s Be Provocative

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I love words. I love flowery, superfluous words; I love pithy, intense words; I love concise language, florid language, scientific language, love language—I love language.… Read More

  4. Don’t be a Bystander. Be an Active Bystander!

    BY: Maria Estrada, The Nature Conservancy

    Editor’s note: FAC Net is committed to having conversations around inequity in community resilience and wildfire adaptation. This blog is part of a series of introductory… Read More

  5. Lessons Learned from a Successful Year of FAC Outreach

    FAC Network Participant

    The morning of our first Firewise Demonstration Day, I wondered, “Is anybody going to show up?” I had learned many lessons from our first Chipper Day the previous year… Read More

  6. A Community Evolution: Evacuation Drill in Loma Linda

    BY: Bill Trimarco

    It’s not too often that members of a homeowner’s association can get together without finding some differences to argue about, but the first weekend in October, 2015, saw the… Read More

  7. Potlucks and Sparkplugs: Firewise Success Catches on in Upper Cow Creek

    BY: Marcus Kauffman

    Editors Note: A version of this post was first published on the Southwest Oregon Fire Blog (ODF Southwest Oregon).  Southern Oregon is wildfire country. In the last five… Read More

  8. A Month in the Working Life of One Fire Adapted Communities Practitioner

    FAC Network Participant

    Earlier this summer, an Ambassador arranged for the Mancos Volunteer Fire & Rescue to conduct a training… Read More

  9. Appalachian RC&D Coalition

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    The Chestatee/Chattahoochee Resource Conservation and Development Council (CCRC&D) is a non-profit organization located in northeast Georgia that covers the 13 counties… Read More

  10. Photos Capture the Faces of the Fork Complex Wildfires

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network coordinating team member Michelle Medley-Daniel recently wrote a wonderful post for our blog about the realities of living in… Read More