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Dissertation Defense: Evaluation of Contributing Factors to Wildland Firefighter Fatalities in the United States
Dec 6, 2019 1:00 pm PST
Lynn Wendt, doctoral candidate in Environmental Science at the University of Idaho, will defend her dissertation.Major Professor: Dr. Haiyan ZhaoZoom Link:

Thesis Defense: Stand Structure and Understory Diversity in Restored Western White Pine Stands
Dec 6, 2019 9:00 am PST
Presenter: Brooke Durnin, MS Candidate, University of Idaho, College of Natural ResourcesMajor Professor: Dr. Andrew Nelson

Webinar - Fire and Wildlife in the Southern Appalachians
Dec 3, 2019 1:00 pm EST
Presented by Dr. Cathryn Greenberg, Southern Research Station, US Forest ServiceSponsored by the Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire ConsortiumHistorically, natural and anthropogenic disturbances in eastern hardwood forests maintained a heterogeneous...

Webinar - The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD): Improved Information on Fuel Loading for Fire and Smoke Modeling in Research and Operations
Dec 3, 2019 11:00 am AKST
Presented by Nancy HF French, Susan Prichard, Maureen Kennedy, and Michael BillmireMichigan Tech Research Institute and University of WashingtonThe JFSP has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the variable...

ESRI Decision-Support Tools for Wildland Fire Management
Dec 3, 2019 (All day) to Dec 5, 2019 (All day) EST
This wildly successful training will be held again this year in cooperation with the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact in early December. This is a three day training covering the following topics:Tuesday: ESRI Mobile Applications for Wildland...

Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council Meeting
Dec 3, 2019 (All day) to Dec 4, 2019 (All day) MST
The new Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council (WY-PFC) is hosting an annual meeting open to the public. Come share an information -packed agenda on the issues surrounding prescribed fire in Wyoming!Speakers will address WY-PFC outreach, Rx fire research and...

Dissertation Defense: Spatio-Temporal Variability of Wildfires and Their Climate Drivers from Continental to Global Scale
Nov 22, 2019 1:00 pm PST
Maria Zubkova, doctoral candidate in Natural Resources at the University of Idaho, will defend her dissertation.Major Professor: Dr. Luigi Boschetti

Webinar - Complex System Dysfunction: Planning for Oak, but not Burning for Oak
Nov 21, 2019 1:00 pm CST
Presenter: Chris Hoving, Adaptation Specialist, Michigan DNR, Boone and Crockett Fellow, Michigan State UniversitySponsor: Lake States Fire Science ConsortiumOn state game areas in Michigan, oak forests and savanna are highly valued by managers and...

2019 Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Stakeholders Science Meeting
Nov 19, 2019 (All day) to Nov 21, 2019 (All day) EST
The US Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program along with its partner NCASI is pleased to announce the 2019 FIA Stakeholders Science Meeting. The Stakeholders Science Meeting brings together international forest scientists, managers,...

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Nov 18, 2019 12:00 am to Nov 22, 2019 11:00 pm MST
Join the Association for Fire Ecology and the Southwest Fire Science Consortium for the 8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress. The Congress will expand the ecological concept of pyrodiversity to explore interconnectedness among a variety...

Wildland Fire Canada 2019 Conference: New paths, New partnerships
Nov 18, 2019 (All day) to Nov 21, 2019 (All day) EDT
The theme of the Wildland Fire Canada 2019 Conference is new paths, new partnerships. Theme topics include:Collaborative strategies and shared learning: focuses on local, regional and national collaborations in wildfire research, strategic planning, and...

Dissertation Defense: Wildfire and Rehabilitation History Effects on Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis Communities Invaded by Bromus tectorum
Nov 14, 2019 1:00 pm MST
Presented by: Chris Bowman-Prideaux, Ph.D. Candidate, Natural Resources, University of Idaho.

OK-FIRE Fall Workshop: Durant
Nov 14, 2019 9:30 am to 4:30 pm CST
OK-FIRE is pleased to announce its fall schedule of training. Workshops will consist of 6 hours of training (with an hour break for lunch) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They will be led by Dr. J. D. Carlson, OSU fire meteorologist and OK-FIRE program...

Webinar - Assessment of Community Wildfire Protection Plans in Arizona and the Western U.S.
Nov 13, 2019 12:00 pm MST
Presenter: Melanie Colavito, Ecological Restoration Institute, Northern Arizona UniversitySponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumOne mechanism with which communities-at-risk from wildfire have addressed planning and adaptation to wildfire are...

Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Regional Science Symposium
Nov 13, 2019 (All day) to Nov 15, 2019 (All day) CDT
This event is intended for:Researchers and managers working in the southeastern U.S., including the U.S. Caribbean, on climate impacts and adaptation for fish, wildlife, habitat, cultural resources.Decision makers and practitioners from state fish and...

Webinar - Disaster Spending and Mitigation: A State-by-State Story
Nov 12, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Speaker: Colin Foard, Associate Manager, Fiscal Federalism, The Pew Charitable TrustsWebinar Description: This webinar will provide an overview of The Pew Charitable Trusts' recent work on natural disaster spending. Remarks will focus on how all...

Webinar - How can Prescribed Burning and Harvesting Restore Shortleaf Pine-oak Woodland at the Landscape Scale in Central United States? Modeling Joint Effects of Harvest and Fire Regimes
Nov 12, 2019 1:00 pm CST
Presenter: Dr. Hong He, Professor at the University of MissouriSponsor: Oak Woodlands and Forests Fire ConsortiumPrior stand-scale studies suggest that prescribed burning and harvesting could be effective for restoring pine-oak woodlands. However,...

NWCG Smoke Managers Subcommittee Call
Nov 12, 2019 10:00 am MST
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...

2019 Great Plains Wildfire Prevention Workshop
Nov 12, 2019 (All day) to Nov 14, 2019 (All day) MST
The goal of this workshop is to enhance awareness of wildfire prevention and mitigation programs. This event will showcase national and regional Prevention and Mitigation efforts and materials, related vendors, consultants and exhibitors. Check the...

Characterizing Patterns and Outcomes of Large Wildfire in Great Plains Lecture
Nov 11, 2019 3:00 pm CST
Presented by Victoria Donovan at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska East Union (check kiosk at entrance for room).

Big Box (Biochar) Kiln Demonstration
Nov 8, 2019 11:00 am to 1:00 pm MST
An introduction to the use of specially-designed, large capacity containers that can produce (lots of) biochar, a carbon-rich soil amendment.

Society for Ecological Restoration Annual Conference
Nov 8, 2019 (All day) to Nov 10, 2019 (All day) MDT
The SER Southwest (SW) Chapter was formed in 2011 to facilitate communication and encourage coordination amongst land managers, researchers, and restorationists working in the southwestern United States, where minimal and variable precipitation presents...

Seminar - Land Surface Modeling and Assimilation of SMAP Soil Moisture
Nov 7, 2019 3:00 pm AKST
Presented by Dr. Clay Blankenship, Universities Space Research Association (USRA)/NASA Short-Term Prediction Research and Transition (SPORT)Soil moisture is a critical variable for agriculture and for predicting fire risk, and monitoring drought and...

Montana Forest Collaboration 4th Annual Workshop
Nov 7, 2019 1:00 pm to Nov 8, 2019 12:00 pm MST
Use the link below to see the full agenda and to register for this event.

Webinar - Green on Black: A Fire History of the Pacific Northwest
Nov 7, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PST
What is the webinar about?The PNW claims a unique place in America’s pyrogeography and its national narrative of fire.  For the middle of the 20th century (1920s to 1970s), the region was a major presence.  Its institutional history can...