One of the easiest places to visualize and recognize collaborative efforts in action is at the local level in the development of Fire Adapted Communities. Please visit the new Fire Adapted Communities Guide and share it recklessly with your partner organizations! You can also visit the FAC web page by clicking on their..
Barbara Mandrell sang it…”I was country when country wasn’t coo-ooool”….(try getting THAT outta your head now…) Long before the words Cohesive Strategy were even mentioned in the same sentence, the words Collaboration, Coordination and Cooperation were uttered by fire and land managers, non governmental organizations (NGOs) and community members seeking ways to resolve wildland fire..
We know fires are going to occur. We know a small percentage will grow large and require serious efforts to suppress. Soooo, the Cohesive Strategy promotes efforts to take preventive action to reduce the effects of these large fires, protect our firefighters and our communities. Sometimes we don’t see the value of these efforts..