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Thesis Defense - Born to burn: characterizing fuel loads, flammability and plant traits across spatio-temporal gradients of black spruce dominated communities
Oct 23, 2020 8:00 am AKDT
Born to burn: Characterizing fuel loads, flammability and plant traits across spatio-temporal gradients of black spruce dominated communitiesM.S. Thesis Defense By Emilia Grzesik Advised by: Dr. Teresa Hollingsworth and Dr. Roger RuessEmail Zav.Grabinski...

Webinar - A Micro-Meteorological Perspective into Wildland Fire Dynamics
Oct 22, 2020 2:00 pm PDT
California Fire Science Seminar SeriesPresenter: Tirtha Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvin

Webinar - Woods for Wildlife: Native Plants of the Longleaf Pine Forest and Active Management of Early Successional Plant Communities
Oct 22, 2020 1:00 pm EDT
Sponsor: NC State Extension ForestryPresenters: Julie Moore and Luke LoliesJoin others in learning about the high diversity of plant species characteristics of the longleaf pine ecosystem and how it supports the many common and unique wildlife species in...

Webinar - Effects of Policy Change on Wildland Fire Management Strategies
Oct 22, 2020 12:00 pm MDT
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Jesse Young, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Northern Arizona UniversityIn 2009, new guidance for wildland fire management in the United States expanded the range of strategic options for managers working...

Virtual S-131 Firefighter Type I
Oct 22, 2020 8:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
S-131 is a suggested National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course designed for individuals with wildland fire experience.About this Event*Presented in a 100% virtual format via Canvas and Zoom*All participants MUST have wildland fire...

Webinar - Fire in Alaska: How Alaska's "Firescape" Responds to Pressures
Oct 21, 2020 7:00 pm AKDT
Warmer summers, longer growing seasons, and pressures from insects and tree diseases are some of the factors shaping wildfires in Alaska. Randi Jandt, Fire Ecologist with the Alaska Fire Science Consortium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will...

Webinar - LANDFIRE Remap in the Northeastern U.S.
Oct 21, 2020 1:00 pm EDT
Presenters: Randy Swaty (Ecologist, TNC), Jim Smith (TNC LANDFIRE Program Lead), Inga La Puma (LANDFIRE Technical Lead, KBR Contractor to EROS)Randy Swaty and Jim Smith of The Nature Conservancy's LANDFIRE team will review the LANDFIRE Remap product...

Webinar - Assessing the Work of Wildfires and Identifying Post-fire Management Needs
Oct 21, 2020 10:00 am MDT
Sponsors: Northern Rockies Fire Science Network, Sustainable NW & NW Fire Science ConsortiumPresenters and research team include: Andrew Larson, C. Alina Cansler, Derek Churchill, Sean Geronimo, Paul Hessburg Sr., Van Kane, Jim Lutz, and Nicholas...

Webinar - Using Forest Inventory and Analysis Data in the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS)
Oct 21, 2020 10:00 am MDT
Part of the RMRS Land Manager-Focused Fall Webinar SeriesPresenter: John Shaw, RMRS Research ForesterJoin Through ZoomGov Meeting:> Click Here To Launch <Meeting ID: 161 0453 0612Password: 377845Or connect with your phone by your closest location:1...

2020 AFSC Fall Fire Science Workshop
Oct 21, 2020 8:30 am AKDT
AFSC will be presenting the 2020 Fall Fire Science Workshop Online in association with the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review (October 19-23).If you attended the workshop please fill out a brief evaluation to help...

Webinar Series - Fire Across Boundaries
Oct 20, 2020 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Oct 21, 2020 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Central European Summer Time
Join in for a 2-day webinar series this fall. This event is free, open to all, and serves as a prelude to the in-person Fire Across Boundaries conference scheduled for Fall 2021. Each day will feature a panel of international fire scientists and managers...

3th Biennial Longleaf Conference - Virtual
Oct 20, 2020 (All day) to Oct 23, 2020 (All day) EST
The Longleaf Alliance is excited to announce that the 13th Biennial Longleaf Conference in October will now be VIRTUAL!  The virtual format will better accommodate the diverse situations of longleaf enthusiasts across the range.  Even though...

Science in Practice Webinar - Rx Fire Science: Departing from the Status Quo
Oct 19, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Presented by Joe O’BrienSponsored by the USFS Southern Research Station

Flagstaff Fire Department & Summit Fire and Medical District Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX)
Oct 19, 2020 (All day) MST
Tentative Dates: Oct 19 - Nov 2, 2020Objectives: To increase fire department capacity to plan and implement good fire projects in the wildland urban interface to mitigate unwanted fire effects to local communities.Target Group: A diverse applicant pool...

Science in Practice Webinar - Fire and Wildlife in the Southern Appalachians
Oct 16, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Presented by Katie Greenberg and Christopher MoormanSponsored by the USFS Southern Research Station

Webinar - Fundamental Wildfire Behavior Research at the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab
Oct 15, 2020 2:00 pm PDT
California Fire Science Seminar SeriesPresenter: Sara McAllister, Research Mechanical Engineer, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, USDA Forest ServiceEvery year, wildland fires seem to be more unpredictable, causing losses of both lives and property....

Indiana Prescribed Fire Council 2020 Virtual Meeting
Oct 15, 2020 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
The 2020 Indiana Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, October 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET.

Webinar - Shared Wildfire Risk Mitigation
Oct 14, 2020 12:00 pm PDT
Sponsored by the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management StrategyPresented by Lowell Ballard, Director of Geospatial Solutions with Timmons GroupThis webinar will cover the latest developments in the Shared Wildfire Risk Mitigation (SWRM) Dashboard...

Webinar - Post-Fire Planning “By the Book”: Strategies for Landscape and Social Response
Oct 14, 2020 11:00 am MDT
Colorado Post-Fire PlaybookPresenter: Kate Dunlap, Water Quality Manager, City of BoulderAn introduction and overview of new, concise, and usable guidance aimed at counties, tribes, municipalities, and water providers, to facilitate post-fire recoveryfor...

Webinar - Where’s the Biomass? A New Approach for Quantifying Biomass and Carbon in the Western United States
Oct 14, 2020 10:00 am MDT
Part of the RMRS Land Manager-Focused Fall Webinar SeriesPresenter: Andy Hudak, RMRS Research ForesterJoin Through ZoomGov Meeting:> Click Here To Launch <Meeting ID: 161 0453 0612Password: 377845Or connect with your phone by your closest location:...

Canceled - 2020 Watershed Symposium
Oct 14, 2020 (All day) to Oct 16, 2020 (All day) MST
The Montana Watershed Coordination Council and the Montana Forest Collaborative Network are co-hosting the 2020 Watershed Symposium titled “Summit to Stream: Connecting People, Water, and Forests.”Due to health and safety concerns from the...

2020 Natural Areas Virtual Conference
Oct 13, 2020 (All day) to Oct 16, 2020 (All day) PDT
The 47th Natural Areas Conference, Sierra to Sagebrush: Integrating Management and Stewardship Across Landscapes, is focused on the unique ecological and management dynamics that distinguish the Nevada-California borderlands, the Great...

V International Congress on Risks
Oct 12, 2020 4:00 pm to Oct 16, 2020 8:00 pm Western European Time
The RISCOS - Portuguese Association of Risks, Prevention and Safety, in collaboration with the Centre of Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning (CEGOT) and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (FLUC), is organizing the V...

Science in Practice Webinar - Experimental Forests: A Network of Opportunities
Oct 9, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Presented by Johnny Boggs and Stephanie Laseter, SRS Experimental Forest Network Co-LeadsSponsored by the USFS Southern Research Station

USFS Northwest and Idaho Hiring Info Session
Oct 8, 2020 5:30 pm PDT
Join forest representatives from forests in Idaho and the northwest for a virtual event to learn about 2021 seasonal positions across the region. After an overview of each forest and open positions, including tips and tricks for the hiring/USAJobs...