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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...

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...

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 - Finding and Using Existing Data about Landowners
Sep 26, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
You know you need to understand your audience’s perspective before you can build programming that will meet their needs (and yours), but how do you know what they’re already doing on their land? What they think about your organization? What...

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...

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 - Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft on Wildfire Incidents
Dec 12, 2018 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MST
Sponsored by Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Mike Fontenot, Sky Fire ServicesUnmanned Aircraft, commonly called "Drones," are being used more and more for public safety, research, etc. Falling prices, rising capabilities, and a...

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...

Webinar - Use and Benefits of NASA's RECOVER for Post-fire Decision Support
Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Sponsored by the Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by William Toombs and Keith Weber, GIS Training and Research Center, Idaho State UniversityToday's extended fire seasons and large fire footprints have prompted state and federal land-...

Webinar - Quantification of Understory Fuels in Superior National Forest Using LiDAR Data
Feb 15, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Sponsored by the Lake States Fire Science ConsortiumJeff IrwinUSGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Centerjrirwin@usgs.govFire is a natural part of the ecosystems in the Great Lakes region. Several factors including harvesting, insect outbreaks,...

2018 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show
Jan 28, 2018 12:00 am to Feb 2, 2018 11:00 pm PST
The theme of this year's conference is "Empowerment through Applied Science." Land managers and practitioners apply information from scientists and provide the bridge from raw science to applied science. This bridge provides the opportunity for testing,...

FireVision 20/20 - The 7th AFE International Fire Congress
Nov 28, 2017 (All day) to Dec 2, 2017 (All day) EST
The 2017 AFE International Fire Congress will offer an exciting blend of learning opportunities for fire managers, natural resource professionals, policy and administrative leaders, and the academic and research community. Presentations will feature the...

Webinar - Land Cover Maps for Fire and Land Managment
Nov 9, 2017 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm HST
Sponsored by the Pacific Fire ExchangePresented by Matthew Lucas, a Master of Science graduate of the Natural Resource and Environmental Management Dept at University of Hawaii at Manoa. His specialty is GIS, remote sensing, and landscape ecology with a...

Thesis Defense: Satellite remote sensing of active wildfires in Alaska's boreal forest
Oct 30, 2017 9:00 am to 10:00 am AKDT
Presented by Christine Waigl

Burn Mapping Processes and Tools Developed at USGS
Oct 23, 2017 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PDT
Presented by Joshua Picotte, Fire Specialist, ASRC Federal InuTeq, contractor to USGS EROSLandsat 7 ETM+ data became free to the public nine years ago on October 1, 2008. A year later, the entire Landsat archive became freely available. The advent of 40...

AWFCG Interagency Fall Fire Review
Oct 10, 2017 (All day) to Oct 13, 2017 (All day) AKDT
Annual Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (AWFCG) Interagency Fall Fire Review

Cascadia TREX
Sep 24, 2017 (All day) PDT
Training Dates: September 24th through October 6th.The objective of the two-week prescribed fire training exchange (TREX) programs in Central Washington is to facilitate peer-to-peer, experiential learning for prescribed fire professionals and others...

Wildfire Remote Sensing Workshop
Jun 20, 2017 (All day) to Jun 22, 2017 (All day) EDT
The Wildfire Remote Sensing Workshop is a 2.5 day long program within the larger EO Summit 2017. It will bring together the Canadian and international community involved that uses remote sensing as applied to wildfire. Several aspects of management and...

Training Course: S-215 Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface
Jun 14, 2017 (All day) to Jun 15, 2017 (All day) EDT
S-215 is a suggested National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course designed for individuals currently qualified as a FFT1 with knowledge of their agency firefighting policy as it relates to wildland/urban interface fires.This course is...

Training Course: S-131 Firefighter Type 1
Jun 13, 2017 8:15 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Firefighter Type 1 is a suggested National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course designed for individuals currently qualified as a FFT2 desiring to be qualified as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) or Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5) in the...

Webinar - Making National Spatial Data Work on Your NW Landscape
May 9, 2017 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
Presenters:Kori Blankenship, Fire Ecologist with The Nature ConservancyWhat will you learn?What do you do if you're a land manager who needs consistent, current, cross-boundary datasets, but the available data do not meet your needs? Modify them. In this...

Webinar - LANDFIRE in California: What It Is and Why It Matters
May 3, 2017 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
Presented by the California Landscape Conservation CooperativeSpeaker: Jim Smith , The Nature Conservancy LANDFIRE Project leadLANDFIRE is a program that provides over 20 national geo-spatial layers (e.g. vegetation, fuel, disturbance, etc.), databases,...

NSF Day at University of Wyoming
May 3, 2017 7:30 am to 6:00 pm MDT
NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering, and education research. This day-long workshop will offer background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget.Learn to write...

Webinar - Desert and Southern Rockies LCCs Funding Opportunity Q and A Session
Apr 20, 2017 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT
Attend this Q & A session to learn about the current funding opportunity for the Desert and Southern Rockies LCCs. The funding opportunity will provide up to $100,000 in Federal funding per project, with a 50/50 non-Federal cost share contribution...