Webinar - Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife

Description

This joint webinar series brought to you by the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network and the Association of Fire Ecology will focus on recent research of fire effects on wildlife species and communities. It is based on a special issue of Fire Ecology currently available here.

You only need to register once for all three days.

March 6th speakers: 

  • Damon Lesmeister (Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station): Northern spotted owl nesting forests as fire refugia: a 30-year synthesis of large wildfires
  • Jonathan Dudley (Ecologist, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station): Prescribed fire limits wildfire severity without altering ecological importance for birds
  • Susan Loeb (Research Ecologist, Southern Research Station):¬†Bats and fire: What we know, what we need to know

March 13th speakers:

  • Peter Coates (Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Western Ecological Research Center): Wildfire, climate, and invasive Grass Interactions Adversely Affect Sage-Grouse by Reshaping Sagebrush Ecosystems
  • Alissa Fogg (Senior Ecologist, Point Blue Conservation Science): Post-fire salvage logging: Do birds respond to amount of snags removed or overall logging activity?
  • Greg Albery (Disease Ecologist, Georgetown University): From flames to inflammation: how wildfires affect patterns of wildlife disease

March 20th Speakers:

  • Gavin Jones (Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station): Synthesis: wildlife and fire issues
  • Panel Discussion:
    Gavin Jones (Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station)
    Alissa Fogg (Senior Ecologist, Point Blue Conservation Science)
    Brice Hanberry (Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station)

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Date(s)

Mar 6, 2023 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Mar 13, 2023 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Mar 20, 2023 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Mountain Time