Tree-Ring Fire History Field Tour on the Leech Lake Reservation and Chippewa National Forest


Location: Leech Lake Reservation and Chippewa National Forest, Minnesota

The field tour objectives are to see and discuss fire-scar derived historical fire regime information in red pine-associated natural communities, and to identify gaps in knowledge related to applying this information to modern fire and natural community management.

Hosts: University of Minnesota, Chippewa National Forest, Leech Lake Band of Chippewa, Oak Woodlands and Forest Fire Consortium, Lake States Fire Science Consortium

Field Tour Leaders:

  • Fire History Researchers: Kurt Kipfmueller, Lane Johnson, Sophie Pitney, University of Minnesota
  • Local Chippewa National Forest Staff: Sean Dunham, Mike Rice

Registration: Field Tour is free but there is a capacity limit, first come-first serve, so please email Jack McGowan Stinski, (Field Tour Coordinator) to RSVP; a map with meeting location and field trip details will be sent to you in a confirmation email.


Sep 30, 2022 9:00 am to 3:00 pm



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