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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...

3rd Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Oct 21, 2019 (All day) to Oct 24, 2019 (All day) EDT
The International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategy Committees.

AWFCG Fall Fire Review
Oct 7, 2019 (All day) to Oct 11, 2019 (All day) AKDT
The theme for the 2019 Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review is "Transitions And What’s Next – Information Gathering Is Rapidly Changing, Are We Changing How We Plan For And Respond To Fires?"See the...

CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) for CAL FIRE Funded Projects
Sep 5, 2019 10:00 am to 3:00 pm PDT
Learn how to apply for and manage CAL FIRE grants (VMP, CFIP, Forest Health):This class will focus on CEQA processes related to CAL FIRE grant funding and private/public agencies’ legal obligations. It will cover CEQA’s purpose, why it...

Minnesota Wildfire Academy 2019
Jun 3, 2019 (All day) to Jun 7, 2019 (All day) CDT
The Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS) uses the Incident Command System (ICS) to coordinate the weeklong Wildfire Academy. Under the ICS structure, the MNICS Incident Management Team (IMT) works closely with 2019 Minnesota Wildfire Academy...

Wildland Fire Trainings with the National Park Service in Hawaii
May 20, 2019 (All day) to May 24, 2019 (All day) HST
It's spring, and time for wildland fire training opportunities!Email Greg Funderburk for registration and more information.Spring Wildland Fire CoursesApril 29 - May 3: S-271 - Helicopter Crew MemberMay 20 - 24: S-203 - Intro to Incident...

6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference
Apr 29, 2019 12:00 am to May 3, 2019 11:00 pm Time Zone Not Indicated
The conference theme is "Fuels of Today - Fire Behavior of Tomorrow" Understanding Fire Behavior and Fuels for Sound Decision Making and Effective ManagementThis conference will provide government and nongovernment professionals at all levels a...

Wildland Fire Trainings with the National Park Service in Hawaii
Apr 29, 2019 (All day) to May 3, 2019 (All day) HST
It's spring, and time for wildland fire training opportunities!Email Greg Funderburk for registration and more information.Spring Wildland Fire CoursesApril 29 - May 3: S-271 - Helicopter Crew MemberMay 20 - 24: S-203 - Intro to Incident...

Prescribed Fire Incident Reporting System (PFIRS) Workshop
Mar 22, 2019 10:00 am to 1:00 pm PDT
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 - Co-managing Wildfire: Conversations you need to Have Right Now
Oct 25, 2018 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm CST
Sponsored by the Great Plains Fire Science ExchangeBranda Nowell, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Michigan State University, is an organizational-community psychologist specializing in inter-organizational relationships, social networks, and community...

Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: The Future of Government and Governance of Disaster in the West
Oct 19, 2018 12:00 am to 11:00 pm MDT
The Idaho Law Review invites proposals for presentations and papers for its symposium, "Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: The Future of Government and Governance of Disaster in the West."In 1995, fire suppression made up 16...

Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group Interagency Fall Fire Review
Oct 9, 2018 8:00 am to Oct 12, 2018 5:00 pm AKDT
Click here to view the meeting agendaPresentations of the AFSC 2018 Fall Fire Science Workshop will be recorded and shared on the AFSC website. Participation by phone will be available at 888-459-5751, passcode 1595222.

Webinar - Wildfire is a Joint Venture Enterprise
Apr 11, 2018 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
In 2017, nearly 9,000 wildfires in California burned an area the size of Delaware, including 10,800 structures, and killed at least 46 people. Wildfires in northern California alone caused approximately $11.8 billion in damage, and lingering smoke posed...

Webinar - Diversity: Just Gender and Race - Or a Diversity of Perspectives?
Mar 16, 2018 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST
Presenter: Sara Brown, USFS Human Performance & Organizational Learning Research, Development & ApplicationsSponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumLet us unpack an "uncomfortable" question: Why don't women in fire universally...

Webinar - Northern California Forests and Watersheds 2018 RFP
Feb 20, 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PST
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and US Forest Service have partnered together to create a new competitive grant program called the Northern California Forests and Watersheds program. Power Fire and Storrie Fire funding will be available at...

Webinar - The Wildfire Within: Firefighter Perspectives on Gender and Leadership in Wildland Fire
Jan 10, 2018 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MST
Sponsored by the Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Rachel Reimer, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, CanadaThis project utilized a feminist appreciative approach to Action Research to facilitate a conversation about gender and leadership...

Webinar - Preparing For a National Catastrophic Event
Nov 29, 2017 10:00 am to 11:45 am PST
On this webinar, the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) discuss why it is necessary for the fire and emergency services to explore extreme planning considerations for response to a catastrophic event.During a catastrophic event, your department may have a...

Webinar - Interagency Coordination to Meet Multiple Objectives: An Effective Approach to Wildfire
Nov 1, 2017 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Sponsored by the Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Shaula Hedwall, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Wesley Hall, Coconino National ForestWhile the number of acres burned annually by uncharacteristic wildfire continues to grow, it is...

AWFCG Interagency Fall Fire Review
Oct 10, 2017 (All day) to Oct 13, 2017 (All day) AKDT
Annual Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) Interagency Fall Fire Review

Webinar - Recovery and Adaptation after Wildfire across the US, 2009-2011
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Miranda Mockrin, USFS Northern Research StationBecoming a fire-adapted community that can live with wildfire is envisioned as a continuous, iterative process of adaptation. In eight case study sites...

After the Fire Workshop: Connecting People, Ideas and Organizations
May 12, 2017 8:00 am to 4:30 pm PDT
As many in Washington have experienced, wildfire recovery is a complex challenge. There are many factors at play and many people who have a role and responsibility in helping our communities through the recovery process. Given this complex challenge, The...

Joint Fire Science Program as a "Use-Inspired" Science Program: Relevance and Implications for Future Direction
May 10, 2017 9:30 am to 10:20 am PDT
Seminar by John Hall, Director of the Joint Fire Science ProgramSponsored by the University of Idaho, College of Natural ResourcesCNR 203A, with discussion over coffee to follow 10:20-11:00.Remote connection via Zoom will be possible.

11th Annual Wildland Fire Litigation Conference
Apr 21, 2017 (All day) to Apr 23, 2017 (All day) PDT
Previous year's event was attended by participants from 30 states and 3 Canadian provinces and Australia. In attendance in recent years were wildland fire investigators, forensics experts, fire fighting and prevention personnel, plaintiff, defense,...

Webinar - Exceptional Event Rule Revisions: How They Might Impact Fires in the Great Plains
Mar 2, 2017 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm CST
Sponsored by the Great Plains Fire Science ExchangeDoug Watson will lead a webinar about the recent updates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the 2007 Exceptional Event Rule. This webinar will explore those updates, why changes were made...

RX-410 Smoke Management Techniques - Duluth
Feb 13, 2017 (All day) to Feb 16, 2017 (All day) CST
Course Description: This course leads students through the ecological and historical role of fire, characteristics of smoke and the health, safety and visibility impacts of smoke. Other topics include public relations, legal requirements, meteorology,...