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  1. 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

  2. Pile Burning Lessons Learned

    FAC Network Participant

    Written by: Jonathan Bruno, Chief Operating Officer Having burned over 5,000 piles in the last few years on public and private property, the Coalition for the Upper South… Read More

  3. Insights to Ensure Economic Sustainability of Mitigation Projects

    FAC Network Participant

    Written by: Jon Bruno The mission of the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) is to “protect the water quality and ecological health of the Upper South Platte… Read More

  4. Looking at FAC in the Field

    FAC Network Participant

    As part of our FAC Learning Network annual workshop this month, participants had the opportunity to get out into the field and tour  areas near Colorado Springs. These places… Read More

  5. Re-thinking Leadership to Create Stronger Networks

    FAC Network Participant

    FAC Learning Network participants gather once a year to exchange ideas, discuss Network goals and activities, and develop work plans for the upcoming year. This week we are… Read More

  6. 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

  7. Getting a Great Turnout (Part 3): coordinate an effective media strategy

    FAC Network Participant

    Working with local media before and after your event helps increase audience turnout and share successes afterward.… Read More

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  8. Getting a Great Turnout (Part 2): Create an Interactive Agenda

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Last week I highlighted how recruiting an engaging keynote speaker can help increase turnout at your next planned event.  This week I dig into another successful ingredient… Read More

  9. Getting a Great Event Turnout (Part 1): Recruiting a Keynote Speaker

    FAC Network Participant

    This post is the first in a multi-part series. It was a cold and gray day on March 1st in Woodland Park, Colorado. Spring was still a few weeks away, and snow blanketed… Read More