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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...

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,...

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 - 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...

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,...

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...

Transforming Approaches to Forests and Forestry through Traditional and Local Knowledges Conference
Aug 21, 2019 (All day) to Aug 23, 2019 (All day) PDT
Through this event, organizers welcome knowledge holders to share their experiences in building equitable relationships within customary territories.They hope to provide a point of convergence for Indigenous, Local and Western Knowledges to challenge...

Sierra Nevada FireWorks Curriculum Training
Aug 1, 2019 (All day) to Aug 2, 2019 (All day) PDT
The FireWorks curriculum covers the physical science of combustion, fire history, succession, and fire effects on plants and animals with lessons for elementary, middle, and high school, so you can feel confident teaching about wildfire.

Webinar and Virtual Field Trip - Investigating the Fire History of Western Maryland
Jun 20, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Understanding the historic context of fire in forests is important for designing and getting public buy-in for future controlled burns. In this webinar, Dr. Lauren Howard from Arcadia University will explain how fire histories are investigated and...

Jenks FERST Fire Educator Workshop
Jun 4, 2019 (All day) to Jun 5, 2019 (All day) CDT
Jenks Public Schools would like to invite you to a free, two-day workshop about the role that fire plays in Oklahoma’s ecosystems. Please feel free to come to both days or to only one day as your summer schedule permits.Tuesday, June 4 - The first...

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...

Dissertation Defense: Reconstruction of the Stand-Level Disturbance History of a Temperate Coniferous Forest Using LiDAR Data and Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA)
May 31, 2019 11:00 am PDT
PhD Candidate: Nuria Sanchez Lopez, University of Idaho, College of Natural ResourcesMajor Professor: Dr. Luigi Boschetti

Webinar - Fire History Paradigms in North America - Controversy and Consensus
May 30, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Webinar Description: There is wide agreement that prescribed fire is essential and under-utilized for restoring and maintaining natural ecosystem function, sustaining native wildlife populations, and mitigating wildfire hazard. There is less agreement on...

Webinar - Unraveling the Complexity of Mixed Severity Fire Regimes: New Insights From Three Rocky Mountain Ecosystems
May 21, 2019 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Dr. Cameron Naficy, University of British ColumbiaMixed severity fire regime systems may be the most widely distributed and yet poorly understood fire regime type in western North America. This incongruity results from the diversity of forest...

Southern Blue Ridge Fire Learning Network Workshop 14
May 14, 2019 (All day) to May 16, 2019 (All day) EDT
Shortleaf Pine and Pine Oak Woodland Restoration

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...

Webinar - Mapping Burned Areas from the Landsat Archive: A New Way of Monitoring of Fire Occurrence Across the United States, and a Southern Example for Fire Management Applications
Apr 24, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Presenters:Todd Hawbaker, Ph.D., US Geological Survey, Denver, COCasey Teske, Ph.D., Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FLWebinar Description:Complete and accurate burned area data are needed to document patterns of fires, to quantify...

CANCELLED - Fire in Minnesota Ecosystems Workshop
Jan 30, 2019 (All day) CST
The in-person event at the Cloquet Forestry Center has been cancelled due to extreme weather conditions. After deliberations among speakers and organizers, the organizers have decided the best path forward is to cancel for now (and not offer an online...

Flatwoods Fire and Nature Festival
Jan 26, 2019 (All day) EST
Join us for a celebration of Florida's forests and the role of fire in maintaining and enhancing their beauty, diversity, and habitat value.Activities include:Educational exhibits and activitiesLive animalsPrescribed burn demonstrationsVisit from...

Webinar - Fire Ecology of Longleaf and Ponderosa Pine
Jan 17, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Webinar Description: Longleaf pine and ponderosa pine in the same talk? Both of these forests were often described as open and park-like. This presentation will provide a historical overview of these forests and a discussion of each species ecology and...

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops
Oct 4, 2018 12:00 am to 11:00 pm PDT
Two dates and locations for these workshopsOctober 2nd, Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle, Colfax, CAOctober 4th, Ebbett's Pass Fire District, 1037 Blagen Rd, Arnold, CAView Save the Date Flyer PDFThis one day workshop (choose either Colfax...

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops
Oct 2, 2018 12:00 am to 11:00 pm PDT
Two dates and locations for these workshopsOctober 2nd, Colfax Veterans Memorial Hall, 22 Sunset Circle, Colfax, CAOctober 4th, Ebbett's Pass Fire District, 1037 Blagen Rd, Arnold, CAView Save the Date Flyer PDFThis one day workshop (choose either Colfax...

Virtual Field Trip: Fire History of Pennsylvania and Maryland
Oct 1, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Stay tuned for a virtual field trip of areas sampled for tree ring fire scars with descriptions from Dr. Lauren Howard and his students at Acadia University. Use this resource to get up close and personal with these sites without having to climb the...