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Webinar - Mixed Stand Management Overview
Jan 22, 2020 12:00 pm EST
Presenter: John Willis - Research Forester, USDA Forest Service Southern Research StationSponsors: Mississippi State University and U.S. Forest ServiceMixed-Species Management (MSM) entails managing stands containing pine and hardwood components through...

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-...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Webinar - Ethical and Efficient Infrastructure Resilience: The Battle for Better Building Codes
Sep 10, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Speaker: Keith Porter, Research Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado BoulderWebinar Description: This webinar will explore the social challenges to implementing codes that support a resilient building...

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...

2019 Missouri Ozarks Landowners Fire Ecology Workshop Series
May 11, 2019 (All day), May 18, 2019 (All day) CDT
The Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium is excited to be hosting 2 upcoming fire ecology workshops aimed to deliver fire science to interested landowners and members of the general public. These workshops will have indoor presentations and in-the...

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...

After the Flames: Workshop and Conference
Apr 1, 2019 (All day) to Apr 3, 2019 (All day) MDT
Experts warn that year-round fire season is the new normal. Wildfire is no longer “if” it will occur, but rather “when.”Wildfires burned 9,781,062 acres in the United States in 2017. The impacts of a wildfire last long after the...

20th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference
Mar 12, 2019 (All day) to Mar 14, 2019 (All day) CDT
This year we will be commemorating the passage of 20 biennial meetings and 40-years of southern silvicultural research history.  Initiated in 1980, The Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference provides a forum for scientists and...

VIII International Conference on Forest Fire Research
Nov 9, 2018 12:00 am to Nov 16, 2018 11:00 pm Western European Summer Time
The Conference aims to provide an up to date on the developments in forest fire science and technology and an opportunity to meet persons and institutions, to promote international cooperation in this research and management area.The scope of this...

2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference
Nov 7, 2018 12:00 am to Nov 9, 2018 11:00 pm EST
The 2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference that will bring together the nation's foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement on November 7-9 in Clearwater Beach, FL. Keynote presentations, discussion panels, and spotlight topics...

Webinar - Wildfires and Insurance: Learn How to be Financially Prepared
Oct 10, 2018 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Presenters: Kenton Brine, Northwest Insurance Council, Janet Ruiz, Insurance Information Institute, Carole Walker, Rocky Mountain Insurance Information AssociationThe 2018 Fire Prevention Week theme is "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fires can happen...

2018 AFSC Fall Fire Science Workshop
Oct 9, 2018 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm AKDT
In association with the Interagency Fall Fire Review2018 Fall Fire Science Workshop:This just in: new results you can use Peter Hickman, Robert (Zeke) ZielProgress report: Seasonal and subseasonal prediction Uma Bhatt, Pip Veazey, Tom MoranManagement...

Land and livelihoods: working lands economics for the next era of western conservation
Sep 24, 2018 12:00 am to Sep 26, 2018 11:00 pm MDT
Western working lands feed, water and fuel the nation while sustaining up to 80 percent of the region's wildlife species. These lands, their wildlife, and those who make their living from them face increasing pressures.While the original conservation...

Webinar - We Bring Fire with Us: the Role of People in Changing Modern U.S. Fire Regimes
Sep 20, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
There are three ingredients needed for fire: fuel to burn, hot & dry conditions, and an ignition source. People are changing all three. The area burned has increased over just the past several decades, in western U.S. forests by 1500%. Last year was...

Webinar - The Full Community Costs of Wildfire
Aug 29, 2018 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
As wildfires increase in size and severity, the costs to protect homes and lives similarly rise. Yet protecting communities represents a relatively small portion of the total costs of a wildfire-other short- and long-term impacts yield a variety of costs...

Webinar - Prescribed Fire Effects on Oak Timber Value
Jul 20, 2018 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT
Sponsor: Tallgrass Prairie & Oak Savanna Fire Science ConsortiumPresenter: Joe Marschall, University of Missouri Tree-Ring LabCoauthors: Michael Stambaugh, Benjamin KnappThroughout much of the eastern U.S., prescribed fire is increasingly being...

National Wildland Fire Conference
Apr 27, 2018 12:00 am to Apr 29, 2018 11:00 pm PDT
Join legal experts, land managers, firefighters, foresters, scientists, insurers and others to discuss the challenges we all face in dealing with one of the greatest threats to our lives, environment and economy.This year's conference promises new...

Safeguarding Idaho's Economy In a Changing Climate
Nov 16, 2017 (All day) to Nov 17, 2017 (All day) MST
Safeguarding Idaho's Economy in a Changing Climate is a two-day summit about Idaho's changing climate designed to explore market-based solutions for safeguarding Idaho's economy, health, landscape and lifestyle.Use the link above to register.

Webinar - Effects of Fuel Treatments and Previous Fires on Subsequent Fire Management Costs
Nov 15, 2017 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST
This webinar will highlight results from a study on the effects of fuel treatments and previously burned areas on subsequent fire management costs. Presenter Kevin Barnett and his colleagues, Helen Naughton, Sean Parks, and Carol Miller, built models...