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Feb 27 - 28 2024 AKST

Workshops, Trainings and Fieldtrips


Alison York


Atwood Building Room 106 (Egan Room)
550 W 7th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

With greater emphasis and funding directed at hazardous fuels and wildlife habitat enhancement projects, agency staff are tasked with planning and implementing more vegetation treatments. The 2024 interagency workshop, hosted by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and the AWFCG Interagency Fuels Management Committee, follows up on past workshops on this topic. Links to those workshops are below. The 2024 workshop will be both in person at the Atwood Building in Anchorage and online. The MS Teams link information is in the agenda.


Hazardous Fuels Program | Finley

Rural Project Planning Funding | Demers, Friar

Alaska Venture Fund | Ennenga

UAS Application on Fuel Treatments | Hoyt

Spruce Beetle Studies on the Kenai | Mack, Noomah


Division of Forestry and Fire Protection Update

AFS Bureau of Land Management | Plass

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Update | Beattie

Bureau of Indian Affairs Update | Chris Friar

US Fish and Wildlife Service Update

US Forest Service Update

Chugachmiut Update | Lojewski

Tanana Chiefs Update | Northway

National Park Service Update


Socio-ecological Considerations for Sustainable Fuel Treatments to Reduce Wildfire Risk | Brenket-Smith

Statewide Exposure and Fuels Treatment Webmap Demo | Butteri

IFTDSS Tour |  Saperstein

NRCS Programs and Planning Process | Tcimpidis

DNR Carbon Program | Trevor Fulton

In person capacity is limited, so we require registration, but participation is open and free. In person participants can park at Linny Pacillo Parking Garage located at 7th & E Street. The entrance is off of E Street. Parking can be validated by front desk security as you leave the building. . 

The workshop will be followed on Thursday, Feb 29 by a meeting of the AWFCG Fuels Management committee; please contact Alison York to express interest in participating if you are not a member of the committee.