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Prescribed Fire Incident Reporting System (PFIRS) Workshop
Mar 22, 2019 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time
The Bay Area Prescribed Fire Council will be hosting a free to attend workshop and training on the Prescribed Fire Incident Reporting System (PFIRS).  This event will be taught by Jason Branz of the California Air Resources Board.

Webinar - Engaging Fires Before they Start: Spatial Fire Planning for the 21st Century
Mar 21, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time
New fire management paradigms are emerging that recognize fire is inevitable, and in many cases desirable. During this webinar you will be introduced to a new process for spatial fire planning using tools such as Potential Control Line atlases (PCLs),...

Webinar - Smoke Exposure Health Effects and Mitigations for Wildland Fire Personnel: Current Research and Recommendations
Mar 21, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 pm Mountain Daylight Time
Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, during wildland fire management assignments across the U.S. each year. In this webinar, Kathleen Navarro, PhD, will present on a recent Joint Fire Science Program...

2019 LANDFIRE Fuel Calibrations for the NE/MW Risk Assessment
Mar 21, 2019 (All day) to Mar 22, 2019 (All day) Central Daylight Time
Three Northeast-Midwest Regional LANDFIRE Fuels Calibration workshops are being held (in Albany, NY, Martinsville, IN, and Milwaukee, WI) in conjunction with the USFS Region 9 risk assessment and LANDFIRE Remap. For the ongoing wildfire risk assessment...

NAFSE Field Trip – Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge, Charlestown, Rhode Island
Mar 20, 2019 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
On the shores of the Ocean State, Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge provides the perfect classroom for learning about ecological management in the USFWS Refuge System. Fieldtrip participants will learn about pitch pine forest management in the WUI,...

Alaska Climate and Ecosystem Projections: An Integrated Approach to Climate Impacts and Adaptation
Mar 19, 2019 10:00 am Alaska Daylight Time
The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center is a Federal/academic partnership serving the needs of Alaskan resource managers, decision makers, and other stakeholders. Over the last 5 years, we have developed a portfolio of future projections of climatic...

Online Course - State-and-transition simulation modeling
Mar 19, 2019 (All day) to Mar 20, 2019 (All day) Time Zone Not Indicated
This two-day course provides a foundation for developing and running state-and-transition simulation models of landscape change using the free ST-Sim software. The course covers state-and-transition simulation modeling concepts, how to use ST-Sim to...

2019 LANDFIRE Fuel Calibrations for the NE/MW Risk Assessment
Mar 18, 2019 (All day) to Mar 19, 2019 (All day) Eastern Daylight Time
Three Northeast-Midwest Regional LANDFIRE Fuels Calibration workshops are being held (in Albany, NY, Martinsville, IN, and Milwaukee, WI) in conjunction with the USFS Region 9 risk assessment and LANDFIRE Remap. For the ongoing wildfire risk assessment...

Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems Course
Mar 18, 2019 (All day) to Mar 22, 2019 (All day) Mountain Daylight Time
Course Objective: Understand what restoration is and the concepts and practices that support it. Be able to distinguish among and select the appropriate approaches to restore disturbed sagebrush ecosystems at both the landscape and project level.Course...

WTREX 2019
Mar 18, 2019 (All day) Eastern Daylight Time
This training goes from March 18-29, 2019.When the US fire management system was conceived in the early 1900s, women’s roles in the workforce were much different than they are now. Even today, women constitute a relatively small proportion of the...

Loup River TREX
Mar 17, 2019 (All day) Central Daylight Time
Dates of this training are: March 17-30, 2019.Objectives: Conduct a series of burns in central Nebraska, provide experiential learning opportunities to participants, opportunities to work in trainee & qualified positions, learn about local fire...

Learn and Burn - Controlled Burning for Wildlife Habitat
Mar 16, 2019 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
The Forest Stewards Guild and Berea College 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 presentations and a tour, including an...

2019 LANDFIRE Fuel Calibrations for the NE/MW Risk Assessment
Mar 14, 2019 (All day) to Mar 15, 2019 (All day) Eastern Daylight Time
Three Northeast-Midwest Regional LANDFIRE Fuels Calibration workshops are being held (in Albany, NY, Martinsville, IN, and Milwaukee, WI) in conjunction with the USFS Region 9 risk assessment and LANDFIRE Remap. For the ongoing wildfire risk assessment...

20th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference
Mar 12, 2019 (All day) to Mar 14, 2019 (All day) Central Daylight Time
This year we will be commemorating the passage of 20 biennial meetings and 40-years of southern silvicultural research history.  Initiated in 1980, The Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference provides a forum for scientists and...

Prescribed Fire Training Center March 2019 Session
Mar 10, 2019 12:00 am to 11:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
Session Dates: March 10-29, 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...

2019 Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy
Mar 9, 2019 (All day) to Mar 15, 2019 (All day) Mountain Standard Time
The Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy was created and developed in 2002, as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our dedication and passion for firefighter training and safety is the foundation of our organization. Since its inception, the...

Webinar - Prescribed Fire is an Emergency
Mar 7, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Mountain Standard Time
600,000 Americans over 70 years old stop driving every year. In 1970, blue-collar jobs were 31.2 percent of total nonfarm employment. By 2016, their share had fallen to 13.6 percent. The number of days reaching "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups"...

Webinar - The Danger of an Overly-Precise Burn Prescription: Re-visiting perspectives and knowledge gaps on fire and which factors to consider for measuring success
Mar 6, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Central Standard Time
Prescribed fire is vital to maintaining and promoting many of the highest value cover types in the Midwest. However, we must avoid over-prescribing burn plans and acknowledge that there is much to learn about what factors best predict the success of a...

Webinar - Building Loss to Wildfires in the Wildland Urban Interface in the U.S.
Mar 6, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Mountain Standard Time
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Patricia Alexandre, Wisconsin Department of Natural ResourcesWildfires are a natural element of many ecosystems and have a great impact on society by destroying property and sometimes by taking lives....

Webinar - Expect the Unexpected: Fire Management Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing Climate
Mar 5, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Pacific Standard Time
With increasing fire season duration and complexities in the fire management environment come opportunities to scale up the application of prescribed fire. In this webinar, we will explore the challenges climate change poses for fire managers, as well as...

Wildfire Mitigation Academy and Community Mitigation Assistance Team Training
Mar 5, 2019 (All day) to Mar 6, 2019 (All day) Mountain Standard Time
The Wildfire Mitigation Academy and Community Mitigation Assistance Team (CMAT) training is two days of training by national wildfire mitigation subject matter experts on:Mitigation Best Practices - activities that lead to the greatest wildfire risk...

Webinar - Spruce Grouse and Fire
Feb 28, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Central Standard Time
The role of forest disturbance in habitat relationships and population ecology of Spruce Grouse.Sponsored by: Lake States Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by: Dr. Erik J. Blomberg, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Department of Wildlife,...

Spring Meeting: Interagency Kenai Peninsula All Lands All Hands Group
Feb 28, 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Alaska Standard Time
Members and invitation only--contact Sue Rodman to join (sue.rodman@alaska.gov).Topics include wildfire fuels reduction projects and cohesive strategy for public and resource protection on the Kenai peninsula.

Webinar - Let's Fix the Fire Problem: Here's a Solution
Feb 26, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am Pacific Standard Time
Fire is the first of three Great Constants in our lives. Change is the second. A web of change, consisting of population growth; density of homes built in outlying areas; new home construction; weather drying and heating; biomass build-up from fire...

NWCG Smoke Managers Subcommittee Call
Feb 26, 2019 9:00 am Pacific Standard Time
Smoke Managers Subcommittee is a collection of land and air quality managers from across North America interested in working together to facilitate an increase in prescribed burning while minimizing air quality impacts.  All interested persons are...