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Farming through Wildfire Season: The Key role of Farmers in Building Wildfire Resilience

By Katie Brimm and Natalia Pinzón Originally written for and published by the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network Wildfire becomes more a part of agriculturalists’ (farmers, ranchers, orchardists, grazers etc) lives across the world every day. Climate change, combined with years of fire suppression policies, have brought an unsettlingly new normal of increasingly devastating wildfires. […]

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Workshop and Resources: Financial Prep for Disaster 101

Are you financially prepared for a disaster? The threat of wide-sweeping catastrophic disasters including wildfires, drought, extreme temperature swings, floods, and pandemics has compounded in the last decade. The thought of preparation, on top of farming, can be overwhelming! Farmer Campus is here to help. As part of a series, this first workshop focused on

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Go Kits and Emergency Plans: Preparing for Wildfire with Bee-well Farms

Getting your farm and crew prepared for a disaster like a wildfire can feel overwhelming – but having a plan and Go-Bags ahead of time is a critical step in decreasing your risk and increasing your ability to safely and efficiently respond in an emergency. But what does it really look like in practice? What

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Workshop: Intro to On-Farm Wildfire Preparedness with BeeWell Farms

Overwhelmed thinking about how to face a future of intensifying wildfires? As we head into spring, there’s no better time to evaluate your on-farm risk, get your evacuation plan made and practice your response plan ahead of fire season! Check out this recording of our live workshop from May 18th, featuring guest farmer educators Austin

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Farming Through Wildfire Season Program Launch

We’re happy to announce that Farmer Campus, along with our organizational partners CAFF, received funding to continue our Farming through Wildfire Season program! Thank you to our collaborators for your support in garnering those resources. We’re thrilled to offer viable, actionable solutions for addressing the challenges of farming in wildfire country. In Phase II of

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Fire is Family: A Conversation with the Yurok Tribe’s Cultural Fire Management Council

“We send up our prayers with smoke, and they are answered by fire,” shares Margo Robbins, quoting a gentleman from her neighboring tribe. It’s a radical concept, but the view of fire as a natural, welcome and sacred part of living on land in California is core to the Yurok tribe, and many other Native

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