Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net) exists to connect and support people and communities who are striving to live more safely with wildfire. It offers community-based leaders resources, tools, and connections to reduce their wildfire risk and increase community resilience. The Network is a catalyst for spreading best practices and innovations in fire adaptation concepts nationwide. The purpose of FAC Net is to exchange information, collaborate to enhance the practice of fire adaptation, and work together and at multiple scales to help communities live safely with fire. This includes embracing resiliency concepts and taking action before, during and after wildfires.
FAC Net supports on-the-ground project work, professional development, peer learning and coaching, and long-range strategic planning to invest in better fire outcomes. FAC Net is its members. Core Members determine areas of emphasis and actively contribute to the Network’s mission by sharing fire adaptation strategies, participating in learning opportunities and training exchanges, and developing resources for other community leaders. Affiliate members enjoy many of the same benefits and membership is open through an online, free application.
Supports on-the-ground project work, professional development, peer learning and coaching, and long-range strategic planning to invest in better fire outcomes