2023 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: ayork@alaska.edu


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

Related Event(s)

2024 Alaska Interagency Spring Operations Meeting
Mar 18, 2024 (All day) to Mar 22, 2024 (All day) AKDT