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Aug 8 2013 | 7:00 - 8:00pm PDT

Webinars, Seminars and Presentations

Contact

Jennifer Fawcett
jlevans3@ncsu.edu

Presenters:

Jennifer Evans, Prescribed Fire Extension Assistant, North Carolina State University
Don Riley, State Biologist, USDA-NRCS

Topics Covered:

Participate to gain insight on prescribed fire opportunities. Topics will include income and training opportunities, prescribed fire programs, insurance options, and liability protection.

Target Audience:

Forestry Consultants who service clients in North Carolina

To Join the Webinar:

1) Click here to join the webinar. Note that the webinar will not open until approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.
2) You will be directed to the "Join Session" page. On the "Join Session" page, for the session, select guest and enter your FULL name and email to login (no password is needed). Click "Log In" to join the session. The webinar will then load on your computer. Once you are in the session please follow the information on audio setup.
3) You will need a headset to listen to the webinar if your computer does not have speakers.
4) If the webinar does not load on your computer and you are redirected to the sessions page; repeat the steps above, but do not wait for the session to load automatically. Click on "manually start the session."

Configure your Computer for First Time Webinar Users:

This webinar will be delivered via Blackboard Collaborate. Before connecting to Blackboard Collaborate for the first time, make sure to complete the Configuration setup. You should do this at least 72 hours ahead of time. Please use the same location and equipment that you will use when you attend the actual Blackboard Collaborate session(s) to complete the following steps:

1. Go to http://go.ncsu.edu/configuration

2. Make sure Step 1 shows two checks. If you do not see a check, follow the instructions to obtain the latest version of Java.

3. Enter the Configuration Room as outlined in Step 2. Follow the directions in the Configuration Room to test your audio setup, set your connection speed, and set up your profile.

If you have any problems configuring Blackboard Collaborate, call 877-382-2293 (select Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing version 11). Blackboard Collaborate support is available 24 hours day, 7 days a week.

Education Credits Available:

1) Society of American Foresters - 1 hour Category 1 Credit
2) The Wildlife Society - 1 hour Category 1 Credit
3) Note: This program is not yet approved for CFE credit. Webinar organizers have requested CFE credit from the Society of American Foresters and The Wildlife Society. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.