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  1. Backyards and Beyond Conference 2015

    FAC Network Participant

    Leigh Kane, senior planner for Horry County presents a local perspective on planning and development in South… Read More

  2. FAC Network Informing Policymakers From the Ground Up

    FAC Network Participant

    The Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) is designed to facilitate learning across communities and organizations spanning the diversity of ecological, cultural… Read More

  3. National Forest Foundation Resources for FAC Practitioners

    Michelle Medley-Daniel

    The USDA Forest Service… 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. 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

  7. Prescribed Fire Barriers – Widespread Challenges with Regional Flavors?

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    This coming October, my colleagues and I will be hosting a prescribed fire training exchange here in northwestern California. This will be our third annual event, and we have… Read More

  8. Don’t Forget to Listen

    BY: Sarah McCaffrey

    FAC Net: You’ve been in the fire community for 18 years now, ever since you began your 1998 dissertation research on the beliefs and mitigation efforts of homeowners in… Read More

  9. 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

  10. Shevlin Fire Lends a Teachable Moment for Shevlin Commons Residents

    BY: Alison Green, Project Wildfire

    Twenty-five years ago, the Shevlin Commons neighborhood near Bend, Oregon had not even been platted for development when the Awbrey Hall fire consumed much of the natural… Read More