Fire Adapted Communities (FAC)

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Social Science at the Wildland-Urban Interface: Compendium of Research Results to Create Fire-Adapted Communities

These lessons can then be applied to fostering fire-adapted communities—those communities that understand their risk and have taken action to mitigate their vulnerability and increase resilience. 

Public Perceptions of Wildfire Risk and Forest Management in the Central Pine Barrens of Long Island

This study in the Central Pine Barrens of Long Island, New York (USA) looked at the relationships between previous experience with wildland fire, level of knowledge about forest management to reduce fire danger and attitudes toward implementing these strategies in local forests.