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Webinar - Lyme Disease Ecology: Working to Understand Lyme Ecology in a newly Emerging Hot Spot and Implications for Beyond
Feb 7, 2020 11:00 am EST
Presenter: Dr. Elizabeth Gleim, Hollins University in VirginiaCoponsors: North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange and Consortium for Appalachian Fire Managers and ScientistsLyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S. with an estimated...

Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System Workshop
Feb 6, 2020 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST
IFTDSS is a simple and intuitive interface that provides the ability to model fire behavior across an area of interest under a variety of weather conditions and easily generate downloadable maps, graphs, and tables of model results. IFTDSS hosts a...

Webinar - An Introduction to the New U.S. National Fire Danger Rating
Feb 5, 2020 11:00 am MST
Sponsored by the Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkMatt Jolly, Research Ecologist (USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station) will present the structure and function of the current version of the US National Fire Danger Rating System,...

Sixth Annual Burning Issues Workshop and Michigan Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting
Feb 4, 2020 (All day) to Feb 5, 2020 (All day) EST
This annual wildland fire workshop is designed to enable land managers, researchers, resource specialists, biologists, ecologists and fire practitioners an opportunity to hear and learn from different areas of expertise in a format designed to identify...

Fire in Minnesota Ecosystems Workshop
Jan 29, 2020 (All day) to Jan 30, 2020 (All day) CST
Fire is a major driver of ecosystem dynamics across much of Minnesota. Fire suppression, while beneficial, has changed these systems in ways that may threaten long term ecosystem health and productivity. While a variety of silvicultural and other...

Forest Pests and Fire: A Joint Meeting of the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact and the Northeastern Forest Pest Council
Jan 28, 2020 (All day) to Jan 30, 2020 (All day) EST
The 2020 Winter Meeting of the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact is being held jointly with the Northeastern Forest Pest Council on the theme of Forest Pests and Fire. Bugs and fire? We have a lot more in common than you think. Join fire...

Webinar - PODs in Strategic Wildfire Risk Planning: Applications, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions
Jan 22, 2020 12:00 pm MST
Presented by: C.D. O’Connor, Ecologist, Rocky Mountain Research Station Human Dimensions ProgramSponsored by: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumWildfire is one of the most contentious subjects affecting land managers, land owners, and the...

Webinar - FlamMap 6.0
Jan 22, 2020 11:00 am MST
Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkPresented by Chuck McHugh, Fire Spatial Analyst with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research StationThis webinar will provide an introduction and overview of the FlamMap modeling system and its...

NWCG Smoke Managers Subcommittee Call
Jan 21, 2020 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...

Webinar - Climate and Land Use Effects on Holocene Era Vegetation and Fire History of the Ozarks
Jan 14, 2020 1:00 pm CST
Sponsored by the Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire ConsortiumPresented by Dr. William ‘Buzz’ Nanavati, Montana State UniversityThis webinar will focus on findings from a recent study, Humans, fire, and ecology in the southern Missouri Ozarks,...

RX510 and M580 Courses
Jan 13, 2020 (All day) to Jan 17, 2020 (All day) MST
National Advanced Fire & Resource Institute (NAFRI) partners with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and Course Development Sub Committees, comprised of subject matter experts, to manage and deliver graduate school level curriculums.RX-...

Webinar - Winter Isn’t Coming. Prepare for the Pyrocene
Jan 9, 2020 1:00 pm PST
Sponsored by the Northwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Stephen Pyne, emeritus professor at Arizona State UniversityHumanity’s fire practices are creating the fire equivalent of an ice age. Our shift from burning living landscapes to burning...

Western Assoc of Fish and Wildlife Agencies' Mid-Winter Meeting 2019
Jan 9, 2020 (All day) to Jan 12, 2020 (All day) PDT
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Webinar - Smoke Modeling Case Study for 2019 Lake States Prescribed Fire Season
Dec 19, 2019 1:00 pm CST
Presenter: Trent Wickman, Air Resource Specialist, US Forest ServiceSponsor: Lake States Fire Science Consortium

Webinar - IFTDSS Landscape Burn Probability Model
Dec 12, 2019 2:00 pm MST
An overview of the Landscape Burn Probability Model - learn how this model can be applied to your work

AGU Fall Meeting
Dec 9, 2019 (All day) to Dec 13, 2019 (All day) PST
Fall Meeting is the largest international Earth and space science meeting in the world. After two dynamic meetings in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., the AGU returns to the Moscone Center in San Francisco to celebrate the past and inspire the future...

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:

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...

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...

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,...