FACT – Fire Adapted Community Trout Lake

Fire Adapted Community Trout Lake (FACT) is a community group that strives to raise awareness and increase knowledge about wildfire risk and preparedness, and guide the community to become resilient to wildfire. The FACT committee consists of Bob Jolley (Trout Lake Fire Commissioner); Jim White (retired silviculturist); Sharon Frazey (Washington DNR); Daina Bambe (Trout Lake Community Council); and Lucas King (Trout Lake Fire Department and Mt. Adams Resource Stewards).

To join the FACT email list, contact Sarah Allaben at sarah@mtadamsstewards.org or 440-497-8224!

Upcoming FACT Community Events

April 23, 2023: Free film screening at Trout Lake Hall
Join FACT for a screening of Wilder Than Wild on 4/23 at 6:30 pm at Trout Lake Hall, and stick around after the show for a Q&A with local wildfire mitigation partners. You can watch the trailer for Wilder Than Wild here.

April 29, 2023: Community Picnic to kick off Trout Lake Wildfire Preparedness Week!
Come chat with neighbors and learn about local wildfire mitigation resources at our Community Picnic! Saturday, April 29 at 35 Lonesome Pines Rd, 3:30-6:00 pm. Presentations begin at 4:00 pm. Bring your own chair and picnic food, and maybe some to share, too!

Community Chipping Days (spring 2023)
Mt. Adams Resource Stewards’ Crew and local contractors will be conducting up to 2 hours of no cost chipping per address in the Trout Lake Valley. Click here for more information and the sign-up form.

Home Ignition Zone Risk Assessments (ongoing)
FACT and MARS are partnering to offer free home risk assessments to homeowners in Trout Lake and Glenwood. Assessments involve a 30-45 min site visit and chat to identify potential wildfire risk factors on and around your home, and are followed up with an action plan plan that identifies priority mitigation actions for your property. To sign up, use this form or visit wildfireready.com.