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Prescribed Fire Planning Workshop - Stillwater
Feb 15, 2020 8:30 am to 3:30 pm CST
Please RSVP by Feb. 10 to Brandon Boughen, 405.282.3331, brandon.boughen@okstate.eduorJohn Weir, 405-744-5442, john.weir@okstate.edu

OK-FIRE Fall Workshop: Stillwater
Dec 12, 2019 9:30 am to 4:30 pm CST
OK-FIRE is pleased to announce its fall schedule of training. Workshops will consist of 6 hours of training (with an hour break for lunch) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They will be led by Dr. J. D. Carlson, OSU fire meteorologist and OK-FIRE program...

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...

OK-FIRE Fall Workshop: Durant
Nov 14, 2019 9:30 am to 4:30 pm CST
OK-FIRE is pleased to announce its fall schedule of training. Workshops will consist of 6 hours of training (with an hour break for lunch) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They will be led by Dr. J. D. Carlson, OSU fire meteorologist and OK-FIRE program...

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...

OK-FIRE Fall Workshop: Woodward
Oct 24, 2019 9:30 am to 4:30 pm CDT
OK-FIRE is pleased to announce its fall schedule of training. Workshops will consist of 6 hours of training (with an hour break for lunch) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They will be led by Dr. J. D. Carlson, OSU fire meteorologist and OK-FIRE program...

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 - 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...

American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) Annual Conference, Special Symposium: Biomass Combustion: Emissions, Chemistry, Air Quality, Climate, and Human Health
Oct 14, 2019 (All day) to Oct 18, 2019 (All day) PDT
The 2019 Conference will feature a full slate of tutorials on Monday covering a wide range of aerosol science topics including the popular "Hands-on Aerosol Instrumentation Design and Measurement" tutorial. The technical program will feature...

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting - Save the Date
Oct 10, 2019 (All day) to Oct 11, 2019 (All day) PDT
The annual Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting is scheduled for Oct. 10-11, 2017.   Check back here for more information as it becomes available, including how to submit to present and how to sign-up.

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...

Incorporating Drought Information into Wildland Fire Management Applications: Recent Research and Tool Development in CA and NV
Aug 12, 2019 11:00 am AKDT
Co-hosted by AFSC and ACCAP, presentor Dan McEvoy of the Desert Research Institute and Western Regional Climate Center will be presenting a talk at UAF on Monday, Aug 12, 2019 11:00 AM AKDT.Dan works on advancing drought monitoring technology, seasonal...

Climate Scale Predictability and Variability of Alaska Wildfire Seminar
Jun 12, 2019 1:00 pm AKDT
Presented by Peter BieniekWildfire in Interior Alaska is a key natural driver of the landscape and can be a hazard at the wildland-urban interface. Years with extreme wildfire activity in Alaska have increased in frequency in recent decades and are...

Prescribed Burning Workshop
Jun 4, 2019 (All day) to Jun 6, 2019 (All day) PDT
The SW LA Forestry Association, the LSU AgCenter, LA Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF), and the LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be having a workshop to enable forest landowners to burn their lands safely and legally....

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...

Webinar - Shifting Opportunities for Prescribed Fire in the Southeast in a Changing Climate
May 16, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Adam will review the results of a collaborative project with Dr. John Kupfer of the University of South Carolina and Kevin Hiers of Tall Timbers Reserach station. Wildfires are a focus for many studies seeking to define risks associated with climate...

Webinar - Understanding Northern Latitude Vegetation Greening and Browning
May 14, 2019 11:00 am AKDT
The Polar Research Board, in collaboration with the Board on Life Sciences of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, convened a workshop in December 2018 to discuss vegetation greening and browning in tundra and boreal ecosystems...

Routt County, CO Wildfire Mitigation Conference
May 11, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm MDT
Routt County and northwest Colorado were impacted by several large wildland fires last fire season that threatened homes and property. Wildland fire is part of our environment and we all are exposed to some risk, no matter where we live in the county....

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...

Science Pub: Predicting fire seasons in Alaska's changing climate
Apr 17, 2019 5:30 pm AKST
Alaska EPSCoR presents a Science Pub event with Uma Bhatt: Predicting fire seasons in Alaska's changing climateIt's no easy task to forecast fire activity across a whole summer, and climate change can throw a proverbial monkey wrench in the works...

Webinar - Let's Fix the Fire Problem: Here's a Solution
Feb 26, 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am PST
Fire is the first of three Great Constants in our lives. Change is the second. A web of change, consisting of population growth; density of homes built in outlying areas; new home construction; weather drying and heating; biomass build-up from fire...

Webinar - Fire Science Literacy: How to better understand and communicate the wildland fire environment
Feb 19, 2019 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm CST
The wildland fire environment is complex, with fire behavior and fire effects depending on interactions between fuels, management history, and weather patterns beginning days and weeks before a burn. Thus it can be difficult to extrapolate results or...

How to Use Prescribed Fire for Wildlife and Livestock
Jan 15, 2019 8:30 am to 3:00 pm CST
Prescribed fire is a natural process in the Southern Great Plains, where the landscape evolved under fire and grazing. Fire can improve wildlife habitat, reduce woody plants, remove thatch, and improve forage quality and quantity for livestock.During...

OK-FIRE Workshop (Stillwater)
Dec 13, 2018 9:30 am to 4:30 pm CST
Workshops will consist of 6 hours of training (with an hour break for lunch) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  They will be led by Dr. J. D. Carlson, OSU fire meteorologist and OK-FIRE program manager, and consist of a combination of presentations and...