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  1. Project Firehawk: Risk, Ripeness, and the Case for Paper Bags

    BY: Annie Schmidt

    Editor’s note: 2020 has brought countless changes to our world. Together, we are beginning to reimagine our way of living—with wildfire, but also in every other sector.… Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. What Does Community-led Recovery Look Like? A Case Study from the Carwoola 2017 Bush Fire

    BY: Zoe D'Arcy, New South Wales State Emergency Service (Australia)

    One sunny day in February 2017, I got to see first-hand what impact a disaster could have on people when my own small community of Carwoola in New South Wales experienced a… Read More

  5. Prescribed Burning in Colorado’s Front Range: An After Action Review

    BY: Jonathan Bruno

    As is the case with many of our plans; things changed. I had hoped to write a blog post, heavily laden with smiley faced pictures of fire fighters and smoke billowing off the… Read More

  6. 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

  7. Meaningful Measures of FAC Success

    BY: Porfirio Chavarria, Santa Fe Fire Department

      Monte Sereno became the City of Santa Fe’s first Firewise Community. Photo Credit: Greg Strick, Monte… Read More