The Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network just released an animated video illustrating what FAC looks like. Check it out!

New 5-Minute Video! What is a Fire Adapted Community? Meet Fred and Find Out.

By: Allison Jolley

Topic: Communications / Outreach

Type: Tools / Resources

Need a quick and clever way to explain community wildfire resilience? Searching for a relatable illustration of community wildfire adaptation? The Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network just released an animated video that fills that very niche! Take a look, share and use!

Living with Wildfire: Everytown, USA

New 5-Minute Video! What is a Fire Adapted Community? Meet Fred and Find Out. Video created by the Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network.

Posted by Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network on Monday, October 23, 2017

 

Tweet: What is a #FireAdapted Community? Fred of Everytown, USA shows us. https://ctt.ec/3Dhj4+ #resilience

This facilitation guide offers 10 questions to prompt community discussion after viewing the video, and contains additional notes for facilitators.

Considering taking on a similar project? Annie Schmidt wrote a blog that describes the process of developing the video, which includes some important considerations about depicting fire adaptation. For example, would you have guessed that it was important for them to include more vegetation?!

Let us know how you use the video and how viewers respond!

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