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Semi-Annual Report July 2014

Liz Rank
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This document is part of the semi-annual report for the Promoting Ecosystem Resiliency through Collaboration (PERC) cooperative agreement between The Nature Conservancy, USDA Forest Service and agencies of the Department of the Interior that covers January through June 2014. It consists of five two- to four-page summaries of the various programs of work, illustrated with accomplishments from the first half of the year.

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Fire Learning Network—includes an overview of the network; map; and brief examples of collaborative planning (Western Klamath Mountains, CA), landscape-level strategy (Rio Grande Water Fund, NM) and multi-scalar collaboration (South Central FLN, AR and Northwest FLN, OR)

Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network—includes an overview of the network; map of the 18 hub organizations and pilot communities; profile of one of the new hubs; some recent lessons learned; a summary of the June workshop and an introduction to the new FAC self-assessment tool

Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges—includes an overview of TREX; a map of the four spring 2014 events and some information about each; photos highlighting the diversity of people, places and topics; and a chart of participant affiliations

Scaling-up to Promote Ecosystem Resiliency—includes an introduction to SPER; a map with brief summaries of the five landscape projects underway; photos of treatment results; and interpretive materials developed by an FLN in support of SPER burning

Fire Outreach & Media—includes the rationale for fire outreach; a profile of the new “After the Fire” toolkit developed with FAC Learning Network and FLN partners in central Washington; selected media highlights for the spring; and links to several videos and a PSA