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Webinar - Mapping Burned Areas from the Landsat Archive: A New Way of Monitoring of Fire Occurrence Across the United States, and a Southern Example for Fire Management Applications
Apr 24, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Presenters:Todd Hawbaker, Ph.D., US Geological Survey, Denver, COCasey Teske, Ph.D., Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FLWebinar Description:Complete and accurate burned area data are needed to document patterns of fires, to quantify...

Webinar - A Guide to Alaska-specific Data Resources Available for Fire Behavior Modeling
Apr 24, 2019 10:00 am AKDT
Organized by the Alaska Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee. Presented by Jennifer Jenkins, BLM Alaska.Content: Locations and processes for acquiring data used in WFDSS for fire behavior modelingPointsPerimetersHeat SignaturesKnown SitesEtc.

Webinar - Overview & Applications of the PNW Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment
Apr 24, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT
This webinar will focus on the development and use of the all lands Pacific Northwest Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment. The presentation will cover agency policy and direction,  what is risk, what data and procedures were used to conduct the...

National Adaptation Forum
Apr 23, 2019 (All day) to Apr 25, 2019 (All day) CDT
The Forum gathers the adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation and mutual support for a better tomorrow. We invite you to join the convening of adaptation practitioners from around the country focused on moving beyond adaptation...

Introduction to California Fire Ecology: Jepson Workshop
Apr 22, 2019 (All day) to Apr 24, 2019 (All day) PDT
California has been referred to as the “pyrostate.” In California’s Mediterranean-type climate, summers are warm and dry, and natural or human ignitions in the presence of flammable biomass often lead to wildfires. Many California...

Ohi'a Seed Conservation Workshop - Kaua'i, HI
Apr 22, 2019 (All day) HST
This workshop is part of a series in the Rapid Ohi'a Death Seed Banking Initiative, which aims to expand capacity for collection and banking of Ohi'a seeds across all islands in response to the ROD crisis. It is free and open to anyone who wants...

23rd Annual New Jersey Land Conservation Rally
Apr 19, 2019 (All day) EDT
Inga La Puma, NAFSE’s science communication director, will be presenting a talk on wildfire risk assessments at this rally as part of a session on wildland fire ecology and management in New Jersey.The theme is "Conservation Innovations...

Webinar - Pine Woodland and Barren Restoration: What is Possible with Late Dormant Season Burns?
Apr 18, 2019 2:00 pm EDT
Researchers investigated the influence of brush cutting and prescribed fire on soil heating levels relevant to restoration goals. Preliminary results support a growing body of evidence that high subsurface moisture and low soil temperatures of late...

Science Pub: Predicting fire seasons in Alaska's changing climate
Apr 17, 2019 5:30 pm AKST
Alaska EPSCoR presents a Science Pub event with Uma Bhatt: Predicting fire seasons in Alaska's changing climateIt's no easy task to forecast fire activity across a whole summer, and climate change can throw a proverbial monkey wrench in the works...

Thesis Defense: Characterizing and Ranking the Importance of Fire Refugia in the Northwestern U.S.
Apr 17, 2019 2:30 pm PDT
Presented by: Anthony Martinez, M.S. Candidate, Natural Resources

Wildfires and Public Health: Lessons learned from the 2018 experience in California
Apr 17, 2019 11:45 am EDT
The memorial symposium honors Daniel J. Raskin, a highly skilled human factors investigator at the National Transportation Safety Board, a volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty, and a tireless advocate for safety and injury prevention.Our...

Thesis Defense: The Survival of Pinus Ponderosa Saplings to Increasing Levels of Fire Behavior and Impacts on Post-Fire Growth
Apr 15, 2019 10:00 am PDT
Presented by: Wade Steady, M.S. Candidate, Natural Resources

75th Annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference
Apr 14, 2019 (All day) to Apr 16, 2019 (All day) EDT
The North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange will be co-sponsoring a pyrogenic wildlife symposia at the 75th Annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference.

Party for the Pine
Apr 13, 2019 10:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
Join the annual celebration for the oldest known living longleaf pine, learn how prescribed fire keepsthe longleaf forest healthy, and appreciate the natural beauty of the Sandhills of North Carolina.

Incorporating fire research into land management and restoration work across the Midwest
Apr 12, 2019 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CDT
The Eleventh Annual Chapter Meeting of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration will be held at Central College in Pella, Iowa from April 12 to April 14, 2019. This year’s meeting theme is Cultivating Innovative...

Eleventh Annual Chapter Meeting of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration
Apr 12, 2019 (All day) to Apr 14, 2019 (All day) EDT
This year’s meeting theme is Cultivating Innovative Restoration Connections in the Midwest. The primary meeting goal is to explore how to foster the development of innovative restoration connections ecologically, culturally, and professionally to enable...

23rd Annual New Jersey Land Conservation Rally
Apr 12, 2019 (All day) EDT
Inga La Puma, NAFSE’s science communication director, will be presenting a talk on wildfire risk assessments at this rally as part of a session on wildland fire ecology and management in New Jersey.

Beyond Recovery: Restoration for the Future: 26th Annual Conference of the California Society for Ecological Restoration
Apr 10, 2019 (All day) to Apr 12, 2019 (All day) PDT
Please join this gathering of habitat restoration experts to contribute and learn from partners on how best to apply state-of-the-art restoration lessons and approaches. Participants will have the opportunity to share the science, art, and passion of...

Florida Chapter of the Wildlife Society Spring Meeting
Apr 10, 2019 (All day) to Apr 12, 2019 (All day) EDT
The Meeting will include a symposium, business meeting, plenary session, technical sessions, poster session, networking social, storytelling, bingo for students, banquet dinner, awards ceremony, field trips, and a workshop.The Meeting is an excellent...

Webinar - Use of the Target Plant Concept to Promote Successful Post-Fire Forest Restoration
Apr 9, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Owen Burney, PhD, John T. Harrington Forestry Research Center, New Mexico State UniversityRestoration of severely burned forest lands is limited in the southwestern US primarily due to a lack of...

2nd Heart of the Continent Science Symposium
Apr 8, 2019 (All day) to Apr 9, 2019 (All day) CDT
The Heart of the Continent Partnership (HOCP) is a Canadian/American coalition of land managers and local stakeholders working together on cross-border projects that promote the economic, cultural and natural health of the lakes, forests and communities...

Prescribed Fire Training Center April 2019 Session
Apr 7, 2019 (All day) EDT
Session Dates: April 7-26, 2019.The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center (PFTC), located in Tallahassee, Florida, is an entity designed to give individuals an opportunity to increase their prescribed fire practitioner skills. The 20-day...

Learn and Burn - Controlled Burning for Wildlife Habitat
Apr 6, 2019 8:30 am to 4:00 pm CDT
The Forest Stewards Guild, Tennessee Wildlife Federation, and University of the South invite you to learn how to restore native habitat and promote wildlife species through the application of controlled fire in your woodland.The event will include...

Fire MOU Partnership Meeting
Apr 5, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm PDT
The Spring Fire MOU* Partnership will be held at the McClellan Wildfire Training Center on April 5, 2019. The morning sessions will include Barriers to Burning, Pyrosilviculture, Fire and Reforestation, Fire's Role in Restoring Burned Landscapes, and...

Webinar - Using the WiRē Approach to Better Understand WUI Residents’ Relationships with Wildfire: Variation within and across Communities
Apr 4, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
The WiRē (Wildfire Research) Team has worked with many communities to help them better understand their residents' relationships with wildfire risk. Here, we will describe unique aspects of the WiRē approach, and present results from our recent paper...