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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...

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: 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

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 - 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...

IARC Salon: ‘Alaska’s 2019 Extended Wildfire Season’
Oct 24, 2019 2:00 pm AKDT
International Arctic Research Center presentation on the extended 2019 wildfire season.Thursday, Oct. 24, from 2-3 p.m. in Akasofu 401.Speakers include:Uma Bhatt: Seasonal Forecasting of Fire Weather in AlaskaNancy Fresco: Long-Term...

Webinar - Large-scale Forest Restoration Stabilizes Carbon Under Climate Change
Oct 23, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Lisa McCauley, The Nature ConservancyHigher tree density, more fuels, and a warmer, drier climate have caused an increase in the frequency, size, and severity of wildfires in western U.S. forests. There is an urgent need to restore forests...

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.

Webinar - Contributions of Fire Refugia to Resilient Ponderosa Pine and Dry Mixed-conifer Forest Landscapes
Oct 16, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Jonathan Coop, Western Colorado UniversityIn western North America, ponderosa pine and dry mixed-conifer forest types appear increasingly vulnerable to wildfire-catalyzed conversion to alternate and non-forest vegetation types. However,...

American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) Annual Conference, Special Symposium: Biomass Combustion: Emissions, Chemistry, Air Quality, Climate, and Human Health
Oct 14, 2019 (All day) to Oct 18, 2019 (All day) PDT
The 2019 Conference will feature a full slate of tutorials on Monday covering a wide range of aerosol science topics including the popular "Hands-on Aerosol Instrumentation Design and Measurement" tutorial. The technical program will feature...

Webinar - NOAA Southeast Drought Update
Oct 10, 2019 1:00 pm EDT
Given the fire management implications of the drought that has expanded across the Southeast, the Southern Fire Exchange wants to share with you an upcoming webinar hosted by the NOAA National Integrated Drought Information System and their partners....

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting - Save the Date
Oct 10, 2019 (All day) to Oct 11, 2019 (All day) PDT
The annual Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting is scheduled for Oct. 10-11, 2017.   Check back here for more information as it becomes available, including how to submit to present and how to sign-up.

2019 Natural Areas Conference
Oct 8, 2019 (All day) to Oct 10, 2019 (All day) EDT
Mark your calendar for the 2019 Natural Areas Conference in Pittsburgh, PA October 8-10! The 46th Natural Areas Conference will take place at the Pittsburgh Sheraton, which is right on the waterfront at the place where the three rivers of Pittsburgh -...

10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
Oct 8, 2019 (All day) to Oct 10, 2019 (All day) PDT
The Northwest Climate Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with a diverse community of experts fostering a more climate resilient Northwest. The event brings together practitioners, scientists, tribal communities, and...

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...

Climate Change and the Ecology of Sierra Nevada Forests
Sep 20, 2019 (All day) to Sep 21, 2019 (All day) PDT
Co-Sponsored by The Sierra Nevada Research Institute and Western North American Naturalist.This symposium will focus on the responses of Sierra Nevada forest organisms and ecosystems to increasing climate stresses. Talks and posters featuring either...

Incorporating Drought Information into Wildland Fire Management Applications: Recent Research and Tool Development in CA and NV
Aug 12, 2019 11:00 am AKDT
Co-hosted by AFSC and ACCAP, presentor Dan McEvoy of the Desert Research Institute and Western Regional Climate Center will be presenting a talk at UAF on Monday, Aug 12, 2019 11:00 AM AKDT.Dan works on advancing drought monitoring technology, seasonal...

Webinar - Ecosystems, Agriculture, and Rural Communities in a Changing Climate: Findings from the Fourth National Climate Assessment
Jul 9, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Presenters: Shawn Carter, Acting Chief, USGS National Climate Adaptation Center, USGS and Prasanna Gowda, Research Leader, Grazinglands Research Laboratory, USDA - ARS

Land Use, Land Cover, and Forests in a Changing Climate: Findings from the Fourth National Climate Assessment
Jul 2, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
The Nation’s authoritative assessment of climate impacts, the Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol. II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States (NCA4 Vol. II) was released in November 2018. This presentation will address the impacts...

Webinar - Management Applications for the Science Framework for Conserving and Restoring Sagebrush Ecosystems
Jun 26, 2019 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
The 'Science Framework for Conservation and Restoration of the Sagebrush Biome' is a two-part volume on managing sagebrush ecosystems in the West that was developed by an extensive interagency team of scientists and managers (http://...

12th North American Forest Ecology Workshop
Jun 23, 2019 3:00 pm to Jun 27, 2019 3:15 pm MST
The 12th North American Forest Ecology Workshop (NAFEW) will celebrate 25 years of bringing together diverse stakeholders from across Canada, Mexico, and the United States.Forests on the edge: forest ecology in rapidly changing conditions is the theme...

Sonoran FireAdapt Workshop
Jun 20, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm MDT
The workshop will be an opportunity to discuss fire adaptation across organizations, explore data developed for the project in-depth, and discuss current and future fire management research and collaboration needs in the Sonoran desert.If you have any...

Climate Scale Predictability and Variability of Alaska Wildfire Seminar
Jun 12, 2019 1:00 pm AKDT
Presented by Peter BieniekWildfire in Interior Alaska is a key natural driver of the landscape and can be a hazard at the wildland-urban interface. Years with extreme wildfire activity in Alaska have increased in frequency in recent decades and are...

Anticipated Effects of Climate Change on Forests and Other Ecosystems in North Central Idaho and the Region
Jun 4, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm PDT
We hear a lot about climate change and its current and anticipated effects at the global scale, but what about in our own backyard? What does the latest science project as likely changes to forests, rangelands, wildlife and aquatic ecosystems in our...