The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net or the Network) is a national network of people working to build sustainable wildfire resilience capacity in fire-prone communities. The network is the result of a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, the Watershed Research and Training Center and the USDA Forest Service.
Our mission is to connect and support people and communities who are striving to live more safely with wildfire. The Network is a catalyst for spreading best practices and innovations in fire adaptation practices nationwide. FAC Net launched in 2013, with eight communities and organizations representing communities across the country. The network has different “levels” of membership, but with all of our members combined, we’re now over 100 strong! Members range from local fire departments to nonprofits to Resource Conservation and Development Councils to land management agencies, and we have members in 27 states.
We’re the go-to source of information for community wildfire resiliency best practices, models for success and lessons learned. Fire adapted communities practitioners, beyond just our members, read our blog, follow us on social media and use our resources.
Please contact our communications manager, Allison Jolley.
• Nick Goulette, Executive Director of FAC Net August 27, 2015 testimony to the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.