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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...

Characterizing Patterns and Outcomes of Large Wildfire in Great Plains Lecture
Nov 11, 2019 3:00 pm CST
Presented by Victoria Donovan at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska East Union (check kiosk at entrance for room).

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.

2019 National Wildland Fire Conference
Oct 18, 2019 (All day) to Oct 20, 2019 (All day) CDT
This conference was the brainchild of renowned plaintiff attorney Ken Roye. Ken's vision was to create a neutral and informative forum for lawyers, experts and others to share their experiences and collaborate in improving how justice is done in...

Webinar - Predictive services tools comparison, Alaska fire case study, and smoke tools: 2019 Hot Topics from AFELU
Oct 17, 2019 9:00 am to 10:00 am PDT
The Advanced Fire Environment Learning Unit (AFELU) will host three speakers to talk about Predictive Services comparison tools (Robert Ziel, Alaska Fire Science Consortium), predicting fire behavior in Alaska (Chris Moore, Alaska Fire Service), and...

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...

Webinar - FY20 USGS Community for Data Integration RFP Process
Sep 18, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
This webinar will provide information about the USGS Community for Data Integration (CDI), the two phased Request For Proposals process for FY20, community voting, and the evaluation criteria used to select proposals. This valuable insight will increase...

California Society of American Foresters: 2019 Summer Meeting
Aug 15, 2019 (All day) to Aug 16, 2019 (All day) PDT
The last decade has created scenes of devastation across our California forests.   The drought has weakened the natural defense systems of ecosystems and has fueled unprecedented wildfires that have led to loss of life, property, and have caused...

6th Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference
Jul 23, 2019 (All day) to Jul 25, 2019 (All day) EDT
Partners: Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Consortium, Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists, Pennsylvania Prescribed Fire Council.The theme of this conference will be “Laying Out a Restoration Road Map”. The conference will...

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...

Tactical Fire Remote Sensing Advisory Committee (TFRSAC)
May 29, 2019 (All day) to May 30, 2019 (All day) AKST
The Tactical Fire Remote Sensing Advisory Committee is a joint effort by NASA and USFS to advance use of earth observations in wildfire. The group meets twice each year to discuss the developments and results of ongoing investigations for new and...

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...

Lecture - Skyrocketing Fire Activity in California: Parsing out the Role of Climate Change vs Population Growth
May 17, 2019 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
A lecture by Dr. Jon Keeley - US Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Sequoia Field Station, and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLAPart of the 2019 FERAL* Lecture Series Sponsored by the California Fire Science...

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...

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...

Alaska Spring Interagency Fire Operations Meeting
Mar 25, 2019 (All day) to Mar 29, 2019 (All day) AKDT
Interagency Spring Fire Operations Meeting Presentations:Predictive services and seasonal outlook Heidi StraderUpdate from UAF seasonal prediciton project Uma BhattIntro from new CASC climatology project Scott RuppGIS- Things you need to know Jen...

Sequoia and Kings Canyon Science Symposium
Nov 14, 2018 12:00 am to Nov 15, 2018 11:00 pm PST
Registration is now open through October 10th https://www.sequoiaparksconservancy.org/2018-seki-symp.htmlView PDF Flyer with event informationAbout the EventThe symposium includes talks and a poster session.A detailed program will be available in mid-...

Policy Pub: Fire in the West
Oct 24, 2018 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm MDT
The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research will present Policy Pub: Fire in the West, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 24, at Pengilly's, 513 W. Main Street, Boise.The discussion panelists are William Kaage,...

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...

From Ashes: Lessons from the Cranston Fire
Oct 10, 2018 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm PDT
The event will begin with a tour of the burned area at the edge of campus guided by Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz and fire ecology professor Dr. Richard Minnich of the University of California, Riverside.Participants will see first-hand how...

Webinar - Modeling and Mapping the Potential for High Severity Fire in the Western U.S.
Oct 10, 2018 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Presenter: Sean Parks, Research Ecologist, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest ServiceThe ecological effects of wildland fire - also termed the fire severity - are often highly heterogeneous in space and...