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  1. 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

  2. Burning Together and Learning Together

    FAC Network Participant

    From emergency response to prescribed fire implementation TREX participants learn different ignition techniques… Read More

  3. Fire Adapted Communities at the Colorado Wildland Fire Conference

    BY: Emily Troisi

    Last week I had the opportunity to go to the 2015 Colorado Wildland Fire Conference in Snowmass. This conference was packed with speakers who covered topics ranging from… Read More

  4. Best Practices for Designing Peer Learning Exchanges

    BY: Emily Troisi

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network and the Fire Learning Network sponsor several different types of in-person learning exchanges. The most recent quarterly webinar… Read More

  5. 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

  6. I See Skies of Blue…

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Sunday night was the first time that I could open my bedroom window since lightning started over 40 wildfires around Hayfork July 30-31. Yesterday morning was the first time I… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Essay

  7. Making an Impact Through Hands-On Learning

    BY: Ashley Lara, Jackson County Fire District 3

    Okay, let’s get real. In today’s society, how am I supposed to gain any amount attention from children on the topic of wildfire? Where is the time–when you already have a… Read More

  8. How Has Your Understanding of FAC Evolved?

    FAC Network Participant

    Do you find it easy to talk about Fire Adapted Communities to a public audience? A few of us were recently put to the test during a one-hour local television recording in… Read More

    Topic: Communications / Outreach Meetings / Events Preparedness Type: Meeting / Event

  9. National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2015

    BY: Emily Troisi

    FAC Learning Network members use our online project management space in a variety of ways. They share resources, ask each other questions, and provide lessons learned. After… Read More

  10. Building Prescribed Fire Capacity in New Mexico

    BY: Mike Caggiano

      Resources from Federal agencies and local fire departments staged for the prescribed burn. Photo Credit Mike… Read More