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Webinar - An Introduction to the New U.S. National Fire Danger Rating
Feb 5, 2020 11:00 am MST
Sponsored by the Northern Rockies Fire Science NetworkMatt Jolly, Research Ecologist (USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station) will present the structure and function of the current version of the US National Fire Danger Rating System,...

Webinar - PODs in Strategic Wildfire Risk Planning: Applications, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions
Jan 22, 2020 12:00 pm MST
Presented by: C.D. O’Connor, Ecologist, Rocky Mountain Research Station Human Dimensions ProgramSponsored by: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumWildfire is one of the most contentious subjects affecting land managers, land owners, and the...

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....

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...

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...

Latah County Wildfire Preparedness Workshop
Oct 29, 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm PDT
Latah County has been selected as one of six Idaho communities for a one-day workshop by Idaho Department of Lands, University of Idaho and Idaho Smart Growth. This project is funded in part by the Idaho Department of Lands in cooperation with the USDA...

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.

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...

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.

Up in Flames: Wildfires and Idaho Rangeland
Oct 17, 2019 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm MDT
Rangeland comprises about half of Idaho and has a legacy of multiple uses affecting where and how people live, work, and recreate. The management of rangelands is one of the most complex challenges in the American West, in part because it can provide so...

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...

Webinar - Moving Mitigation Forward: The Past, Present, and Future of Hazard Mitigation Assistance
Oct 8, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Speaker: Eric Letvin, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management AgencyWebinar Description: This webinar will take a close look at FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program and the next...

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop - Sonora, CA
Oct 8, 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...

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 - Objective Identification of Thunderstorm Gust Fronts from Operational Numerical Weather Prediction Models
Oct 3, 2019 12:00 pm MDT
Presentation by: Jim Bresch, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology LaboratoryIn this presentation, a tool to identify convective outflow boundaries in high-resolution numerical weather prediction (NWP) models to...

Webinar - Fire and Erosion (in Hawaii)
Sep 24, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am HST
Presenters:Clay Trauernicht, fire scientist, University of Hawai`i at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human ResourcesWillie Rice, forester with Forest Solutions, Inc.Jack Minassian, chair of Fire Science, University of Hawai`i,...

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...

2019 Central Idaho Active Management Tour
Sep 14, 2019 (All day) to Sep 16, 2019 (All day) MDT
Fieldtrip sponsored by the University of Idaho and the Society of American Foresters.

Kansas Prescribed Fire School
Sep 6, 2019 (All day) to Sep 8, 2019 (All day) CDT
Are you interested in learning more about Prescribed Fire and its implementation and effects on Production, Wildlife, and the Land you manage?Then come to a three-day Prescribed Fire School where you will conduct burns with experienced Grassland...

Webinar - Management Responses to Mountain Pine Beetle Infestations on National Forestland in the Western US
Sep 4, 2019 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
Researchers will present results from a National Science Foundation-funded project studying management responses to Mountain Pine Beetle infestations in the western U.S. This research includes case studies of national forests and surrounding communities...

Fire Research International Research Symposium
Aug 6, 2019 (All day) EDT
The FRI Research Symposium features forward-thinking presentations on the latest fire-based research and how it can be applied at the local level to improve fire service effectiveness. Leading researchers from around the world will present on topics that...