Alaska Interagency Spring Operations Meeting


The Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) will convene the 2023 Spring Operations meeting in person and online the week of March 20-24. The agenda is now available. The meeting will be at the Pipeline Training Center in Fairbanks with a virtual option. Connection information is in the agenda.

  • Mon through Wed morning: sessions for the Alaska Incident Management Teams (IMT),
  • Wed afternoon through Fri: sessions for Agency Administrators and Fire Management Officers (AA/FMO)

The AA/FMO sessions, starting Wed afternoon, are open, and registration is not required. Fire science presentations organized by AFSC will be coordinated with related management content Thurs afternoon. Join AFSC for a social event Thurs evening, location TBD, and for lunch onsite on Fri ($10). More details and links in the agenda. Contact Alison with questions.

Recordings from AFSC Fire Science Workshop

AFSC news and updates | Alison York & Mitch Burgard, AFSC

Predictive Services Seasonal Outlook 2023 | Heidi Strader, AICC  

2023 Alaska Summer Fire Outlook | Cece Borries-Strigle, UAF

Fire Predictability Updates: EPSCOR | Uma Bhatt, UAF

Fuels/Weather Service IMET Report, Ben Bartos, NWS

Fuels, RX and Interagency Fuels Project Coordination, report out on recent Fuels workshop | Darren Finley, Casey Boespflug, Brian Mork

Statewide Exposure Mapping | Jen Schmidt, UAA

Evaluating recently burned areas as fuel breaks | Ben Gaglioti, UAF

Socio-ecological Considerations for Sustainable Fuel Treatments to Reduce Wildfire Risk:SAFRR | Chris Barth Fire Management Program Wildfire Research Team, Nick Link, NAU and Jonas Noomah, NAU




Location: Pipeline Training Center
Address: 3605 Cartwright Ct Building C, Fairbanks, AK 99709 (get directions)
Contact Name: Alison York
Contact E-mail:


Mar 20, 2023 (All day) to Mar 24, 2023 (All day)