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Webinar - Learn a New Way to Sample Wildland Fuel Loadings: the Photoload Technique
Feb 18, 2020 10:00 am MST
Presented by: Dr. Robert Keane, Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula Fire Sciences LaboratorySponsored by: Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkWildland fire researchers and fire managers need better estimates...

Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System Workshop
Feb 6, 2020 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST
IFTDSS is a simple and intuitive interface that provides the ability to model fire behavior across an area of interest under a variety of weather conditions and easily generate downloadable maps, graphs, and tables of model results. IFTDSS hosts a...

Webinar - FlamMap 6.0
Jan 22, 2020 11:00 am MST
Hosted by the Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkPresented by Chuck McHugh, Fire Spatial Analyst with the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research StationThis webinar will provide an introduction and overview of the FlamMap modeling system and its...

41st Annual Forest Vegetation Management Conference
Jan 14, 2020 (All day) to Jan 16, 2020 (All day) PST
The Forest Vegetation Management Conference (FVMC) is a nonprofit organization formed by professionals in the forest vegetation management field to establish a forum for the exchange of techniques, methodology, and research through periodic meetings....

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-...

Thesis Defense: Stand Structure and Understory Diversity in Restored Western White Pine Stands
Dec 6, 2019 9:00 am PST
Presenter: Brooke Durnin, MS Candidate, University of Idaho, College of Natural ResourcesMajor Professor: Dr. Andrew Nelson

Webinar - The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD): Improved Information on Fuel Loading for Fire and Smoke Modeling in Research and Operations
Dec 3, 2019 11:00 am AKST
Presented by Nancy HF French, Susan Prichard, Maureen Kennedy, and Michael BillmireMichigan Tech Research Institute and University of WashingtonThe JFSP has supported the development of a new resource for defining fuel loading across the variable...

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...

Big Box (Biochar) Kiln Demonstration
Nov 8, 2019 11:00 am to 1:00 pm MST
An introduction to the use of specially-designed, large capacity containers that can produce (lots of) biochar, a carbon-rich soil amendment.

Seminar - Land Surface Modeling and Assimilation of SMAP Soil Moisture
Nov 7, 2019 3:00 pm AKST
Presented by Dr. Clay Blankenship, Universities Space Research Association (USRA)/NASA Short-Term Prediction Research and Transition (SPORT)Soil moisture is a critical variable for agriculture and for predicting fire risk, and monitoring drought and...

Learn and Burn - Hands-on Slash Burning Workshop
Nov 4, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm PST
Managing with fire safely starts with you. We'll start the morning indoors learning about fire and building a great pile, then in the afternoon we will burn some piles together.

Smoke Management Techniques (RX-410)
Nov 4, 2019 (All day) to Nov 8, 2019 (All day) EST
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, fuel...

Society of American Foresters National Convention
Oct 30, 2019 (All day) to Nov 3, 2019 (All day) EDT
From cellulosic nanotech to cross-laminated timbers and mass plywood, wood-based products are rapidly evolving and impacting our lives for the better. Today, in light of increasing global demands for wood fiber, as well as the ongoing loss of fiber to...

Webinar - Answering Questions about the Appropriateness of Woody Vegetation Treatments
Oct 29, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Federal and state agencies across Utah and the Great Basin have been actively treating pinyon and juniper woodlands to improve wildlife habitat, reduce fuel loads, and achieve watershed objectives. Increasingly these activities have been questioned by...

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...

Fire and Fuels Monitoring Training
Oct 22, 2019 (All day) to Oct 24, 2019 (All day) CDT
This 3-day, field- and classroom-based training (no registration fee) is open to all professional affiliations, and will introduce participants to: tools for selecting metrics that match management/restoration objectives; developing site-specific...

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.

Hart Prairie Preserve Workshop on Ecological Burning - AZ (2 weeks)
Oct 21, 2019 (All day) MST
This two-week workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and training required to develop and implement prescribed burn plans with a focus on setting ecological objectives, assessing burn complexity, assessing resource needs, contingency...

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop - Plumas, CA
Oct 18, 2019 (All day) to Oct 19, 2019 (All day) PST
A two day workshop designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. Opportunity to see first hand lands actively managed with prescribed fire.

ROI Carbonator 500 Demonstration
Oct 11, 2019 9:00 am to 1:00 pm CDT
The mobile and stationary CARBONATOR is the most advanced, cost-effective and environment-friendly wood debris conversion system ever built. Wood and other suitable biomass is converted into a high quality Biochar at high throughput rates, utilizing the...

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....

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop - Sutter Creek, CA
Oct 10, 2019 (All day) PST
This one-day workshop is designed for landowners and managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. A follow up one day field trip will be held at UC Berkeley’s Blodgett Research Forest in Georgetown (El Dorado...

Webinar - Southwest LANDFIRE update (LF GeoArea: NV, UT, AZ, NM, CO, CA)
Oct 9, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresenters: Jim Smith and Kori Blankenship, The Nature ConservancyThis webinar will focus on LANDFIRE Remap products in LF’s Southwest GeoArea: Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, and sections of New...