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Truckee and Tahoe Restoration Projects Tour
Aug 4, 2022 (All day) to Aug 5, 2022 (All day) PDT
The Western Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is pleased to announce the first in-person post-pandemic educational event which will take place on August 4th & 5th, 2022. We will return to the beautiful northern Sierra...

Oak Woodland Restoration at Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area and Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 2, 2022 9:00 am to 3:00 pm CDT
This field tour will visit an upland oak woodland restoration study being conducted at Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Area located in southeastern Kansas. The study is a collaborative effort among the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Forest...

Webinar - Developing a Social Vulnerability Index for Wildfire Risk in Oregon
Jul 26, 2022 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT
Sponsors:Northwest Fire Science Consortium & Oregon State University Extension Fire ProgramPresenters:Caitlyn Reilley, research assistant & Mindy Crandall, assistant professor, Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management...

Western Governors' Association 2022 Annual Meeting
Jul 26, 2022 (All day) to Jul 28, 2022 (All day) PDT
The three-day event, hosted by Idaho Governor and Western Governors' Association (WGA) Chair Brad Little, will feature Governors Jared Polis (Colorado), Doug Ducey (Arizona), David Ige (Hawaii), Greg Gianforte (Montana), Doug Burgum (North Dakota),...

Webinar - Wildfire, Smoke Exposure, Human Health, and Environmental Justice Need to be Integrated into Forest Restoration and Management
Jul 19, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Savannah D’Evelyn, Postdoctoral Fellow with the University of Washington, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health SciencesSponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumIncreasing wildfire size and severity across the western...

NACCB 2022: Restoring Connections and Building Resilience in a Changed World
Jul 16, 2022 (All day) to Jul 21, 2022 (All day) PDT
The North American Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB) 2022 will serve as an opportunity for the North American conservation community to come together after two challenging and transformative years marked by a global pandemic, watershed moments in...

Webinar - Post Fire Restoration Symposium
Jul 14, 2022 9:00 am to 3:30 pm PDT
Symposium Goal: The ACCG Monitoring workgroup and the SOFAR Landscape Design Team is hosting a symposium that will highlight ongoing monitoring and research in the Power Fire and its application in post fire restoration planning (e.g. Caldor Fire)....

Webinar - Walking on Two Legs: An Indigenous Framework to Guide Research and Restoration in Fire-adapted Landscapes
Jul 13, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Sponsor: Society for Ecological RestorationSpeakers:Marianne Ignace, PhD (Director, Indigenous Languages Program and First Nations Language Centre, Simon Fraser University)Sarah Dickson-Hoyle (PhD candidate and Public Scholar, Faculty of Forestry,...

Dissertation Defense: Ecological Factors Driving Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Stand Stability in a Semi-Arid Montane Region of the Intermountain West
Jul 8, 2022 9:30 am PDT
Presenter: Ben Spei, Ph.D. Candidate in the College of Natural Resources at the University of IdahoMajor Professor: Dr. Charles Goebel

Webinar - Lightning Fire Occurrence Prediction - Modelling for Operational Use
Jul 8, 2022 9:30 am to 11:00 am MDT
Sponsored by Canada WildfirePresented by Mike WottonThis presentation is for both academic and operational audience in Canada's wildfire community.  You will learn about lightning fire ignition and the important processes that determine the day...

IAWF Virtual Meet Up
Jul 7, 2022 4:00 pm MDT
Please join the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) on July 7th at 4:00 pm MDT/ July 8th at 8:00 am AEST via Zoom for this month's virtual Meet Up, hosted by IAWF Board Member Trevor Howard.Trevor Howard has been an IAWF Board Member...

Walk into Wildland Fire: Wednesday Lunch & Learn Speaker Series
Jul 6, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Jul 13, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Jul 20, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Jul 27, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Aug 3, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Aug 10, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Aug 17, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Aug 24, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Aug 31, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT
The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is hosting "Walk into Wildland Fire" - an immersive virtual exhibit - from July 1 through August 31, 2022. The Lake States Fire Science Consortium is among the exibit sponsors.The Wednesday Lunch &...

Webinar - FlamMap 6.2
Jul 6, 2022 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
Sponsored by Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkPresented by Chuck McHugh, USFS Rocky Mountain Research StationThis webinar will provide an introduction and overview of the FlamMap modeling system and its new capabilities with focus on several new...

Know Your Fuels - Know Your Fire Workshop (Pocatello, ID)
Jul 6, 2022 9:00 am to 4:00 pm MDT
How can you show the results of your fuels reduction work?Hosted by: the Idaho Prescribed Fire Council and Idaho FIREWISETaught by: Heather Heward, University of IdahoTopics:Monitoring BasicsPhoto pointsFire Behavior Fuel Model SelectionFuel loading...

Webinar - Seeing the Forest for the Queers: LGBTQIA+ Community-Building Space in Forestry and Natural Resources
Jun 29, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
The intent of this event is to create a safe space for community and empowerment among people who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community within the natural resource fields. We will share ground rules, offer some personal reflections, and create space for...

Webinar - Leveraging LANDFIRE Data to Map Sagebrush Species in Support of Risk Assessment in the Great Basin (LANDFIRE Office Hour)
Jun 29, 2022 1:00 pm EDT
Speaker: Matt Reeves, Research Ecologist with the Human Dimensions Program at the Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest ServiceRough outline:First 15-20 minutes: Hear from Matt ReevesRemaining 30-40 minutes: LANDFIRE experts field your LANDFIRE-...

Webinar - What Can We Learn from the Single-Family Homes That Survived the 2018 Camp Fire in Paradise, California
Jun 28, 2022 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
Sponsor: California Fire Science ConsortiumDr. Eric Knapp and Yana ValachovicThe 2018 Camp Fire, which destroyed 18,804 structures in northern California, including most of the town of Paradise, provided an opportunity to investigate housing arrangement...

Webinar - Denver Water and US Forest Service spent over $60 million to protect Denver’s water supply. Did it work?
Jun 22, 2022 12:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Dr. Kelly Jones, Associate Professor of Ecological Economics with Colorado State University, Human Dimensions of Natural ResourcesCollaboratively-funded fuel treatments are becoming more common in the western U.S. to proactively address...

Webinar - Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping: a Decision-Making Tool for Land Stewardship and Wildfire Management
Jun 22, 2022 11:00 am to 12:00 pm HST
As Hawaiʻi land managers know all too well, natural and cultural resource stewardship can be a daunting undertaking involving many stakeholders from different backgrounds taking into account complex social, cultural, and ecological considerations. The...

Webinar - The Smoke Ready Communities Research Study: A Story of Community Capacity, Collaboration, and Reducing the Public Health Burden of Wildfire Smoke
Jun 21, 2022 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
This webinar will include a presentation and panel discussion about the Smoke Ready Communities research partnership which examines collaborative strategies for increasing community capacity to mitigate the public health impacts associated with wildland...

Webinar - Structural Damage from Wildfires in Wildland-Urban Interface Communities
Jun 21, 2022 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
Sponsor: California Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Dr. Negar Elhami-Khorasani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo.Destructive wildfires are now a real threat in...

Spring Creek Community Presentation: Evacuation and Wildfire Preparation
Jun 16, 2022 6:00 pm PDT
Learn tips from agency and organization representatives to prepare for wildfire and evacuation. Registration is required.Register for the in-person eventRegistration ends June 6. Appetizers provided to the first 50 registrants. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.Or...

Webinar - Forest Carbon and Wildlife Habitat
Jun 16, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Sponsor: North Atlantic Fire Science ExchangeIn this hour-long webinar you will hear from Caitlin Littlefield, Lead Scientist at Conservation Science Partners, and John Scanlon, recently retired MassWildlife Habitat Program Manager, as they examine the...

Field Trip: Rx Fire in Lodgepole/Subalpine Forest Types
Jun 16, 2022 9:00 am to 5:00 pm MDT
Reintroducing fire in mixed and high-severity fire regimes: Prescribed fire planning, implementation and effects in lodgepole and subalpine forestsJoin the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network (NRFSN) and prescribed fire experts from the Bureau of Land...

Webinar - Introducing the North American Tree-Ring Fire-Scar Network
Jun 8, 2022 2:00 pm CDT
This webinar will be presented by Dr. Ellis Margolis, Research Ecologist, USGS Fort Collins Science Center and Dr. Christopher Guiterman, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) University of Colorado at Boulder, and NOAA's...