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Restoring Riparian Habitats in Oregon Rangelands Field Training
Aug 28, 2023 (All day) to Aug 29, 2023 (All day) PDT
Do you manage or have an interest in restoring healthy creeks, streams, or rivers in Oregon rangelands?Join the SageCon Partnership on August 28th for dinner and an overview of the field day, and on the 29th for a full day in the field. This workshop...

'Afire' Screening and Workshop
Aug 27, 2023 4:00 pm PDT
The University of Idaho's Confluence Lab invites you to a screening of Christian Petzold’s new film "Afire," followed by an interactive workshop about wildfire in the region. As communities face longer, more intense fire seasons, they...

Webinar - Fires of Unusual Size: Does It Mean What You Think It Means?
Aug 24, 2023 10:00 am PDT
Presenter: Brian Potter, USFS Research MeteorologistFires of Unusual Size (FOUS) are large fires that exhibit at least one rapid growth event, and keep growing after that. While "megafire" is widely used and has no specific definition, FOUS are...

Rocky Mountain Wildfire Smoke Symposium - Save the Date
Aug 24, 2023 (All day) to Aug 25, 2023 (All day) MDT
This year’s meeting will run concurrently between the Mountain West Society of Toxicology and the Rocky Mountain Wildfire Smoke Symposium. Participants will have opportunities to attend career workshops, policy-based seminars, a poster session, and...

Webinar - Wildfire and Invasive Plants in Alaska’s Boreal Forest
Aug 22, 2023 11:00 am to 12:00 pm AKDT
Speakers: Katie Spellman, Christa Mulder, and Taylor Seitz (University of Alaska Fairbanks)A warmer climate, increased human disturbance and transport, increased propagule pressure from growing non-native plant populations, and increased areas disturbed...

Prescribed Burning Workshop: Tribal Conservation for Tribal Lands
Aug 21, 2023 (All day) to Aug 23, 2023 (All day) CDT
The Great Plains Fire Science Exchange is honored and excited to partner with Indian Nations Conservation Alliance (INCA) to host a Tribal Burn Workshop. Training will consist of indoor classroom learning and outdoor prescribed fire application. Multiple...

Webinar - Climate-Driven Changes in Prescribed Fire in the Southeastern US: Burner Concerns, Needs, and Alternatives
Aug 17, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Presenter: Megan Johnson, PhD, US Forest Service ORISE Post-DocPrescribed fire is used frequently in Southeastern landscapes to reduce wildfire risk, maintain wildlife habitat, and support fire-dependent species. Many practitioners have expressed that...

Webinar - Soil Sponge and Ecological Function
Aug 16, 2023 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PDT
Craig Madsen explains the Soil Sponge is a biologically active soil that is porous and well aggregated and is held together by biological glues produced by fungi, bacteria, and other soil organisms. Pores are created by worms and other soil organisms....

National Extension Wildland Fire Initiative Web Meeting: Smoke and Air Quality
Aug 15, 2023 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT
The National Extension Wildland Fire Initiative quarterly meeting (hosted by the Association for Natural Resources Extension Professionals) will focus on topics related to smoke and air quality. David Godwin, Ph.D., Eytan Krasilovsky, and Jess Downing...

Tribal Lands and Environment Forum
Aug 14, 2023 (All day) to Aug 17, 2023 (All day) EDT
This is the thirteenth annual forum for environmental professionals from Tribes, US EPA, State/Local/Federal agencies, community organizations, and other interested parties to meet, share knowledge and learn from one another how to improve management,...

Nevada Section, Society for Range Management 2023 Summer Meeting and Tour
Aug 14, 2023 (All day) to Aug 15, 2023 (All day) PDT
Brad Schultz and colleagues will guide us on a tour to several locations where they have located and re-taken photos that were originally taken decades earlier. Topics for discussion will include, but not be limited to, aspen dynamics (is it disappearing...

Webinar - Invasive Species Habitat Tool (INHABIT): What, Where, and Why of Invasive Plant Species
Aug 11, 2023 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
Learn more about INHABIT: A web-based decision support tool for invasive plant species habitat visualization and assessment across the contiguous United States

Webinar - Simulating Fire Regimes in SpaDES: Parameter Estimation for Landscape Fire Models
Aug 11, 2023 9:30 am to 11:00 am MDT
Presenter: Steve CummingCome learn about the use of percolation theory in modelling wildland fire! Hear about perolation models, first introduced in the 1980s, and their application in theoretical and empirical fire regime studies. Professor Cumming will...

Webinar - Monitoring and Removal of Invasive Grasses for Restoration of Dry Desert Systems
Aug 10, 2023 11:00 am Arizona Time
In a Nutshell: A panel of researchers and managers discusses the impact of non-native invasive grasses on dry desert systems and various methods to remove, monitor, or slow their spread.Presenters:Helen Rowe, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and Northern...

Webinar - USDA Joint Chiefs' FY24 Solicitation
Aug 3, 2023 10:00 am PDT
The USDA Joint Chiefs are hosting 3 webinars to provide an overview of the Joint Chiefs program and the FY24 solicitation. The same information is being presented at each webinar. The presentation part of the webinar will be recorded and posted to the...

2023 California Adaptation Forum
Jul 31, 2023 (All day) to Aug 2, 2023 (All day) PDT
The biennial California Adaptation Forum (CAF) aims to gather California’s adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, and mutual support to accelerate adaptation efforts and create equitable and resilient communities throughout...

2023 Colorado Aspen Workshop
Jul 31, 2023 (All day) to Aug 2, 2023 (All day) MDT
This year's aspen ecology and management workshop in southern Colorado builds off the momentum from the 2022 Colorado Aspen Summit in Granby, CO. This field-based event brings together vegetation, wildlife, and land managers bridging disciplines,...

After The Flames Webinar Series: Assessing Postfire Debris-Flow Hazards
Jul 28, 2023 9:30 am to 11:00 am MDT
Presenter: Jason Kean, USGS Landslide Hazards Program Research HydrologistParts of the western U.S., like southern California and Colorado, have a history of damaging debris flows after wildfire. Other regions are facing new postfire risks due to...

Webinar - 2023 Fire and Smoke Model Evaluation Experiment (FASMEE) Updates
Jul 27, 2023 10:00 am to 11:30 am PDT
Data from real wildland fires are critical to running and developing simulations, predictive and decision-support tools, and fundamental wildland fire science. However, collecting observations on active fires is a significant challenge, especially in an...

Colorado Wildfire Legislation: Updates and Opportunities
Jul 26, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm MDT
Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO) and agency representatives will cover all of the recent legislative bills, including hearing from agencies responsible for implementation and a 21-member Wildfire Resilience Code Board.Wildfire Resiliency Code Board Framework...

Webinar - USDA Joint Chiefs' FY24 Solicitation
Jul 26, 2023 11:00 am PDT
The USDA Joint Chiefs are hosting 3 webinars to provide an overview of the Joint Chiefs program and the FY24 solicitation. The same information is being presented at each webinar. The presentation part of the webinar will be recorded and posted to the...

Webinar - Increasing Post-Wildfire Planted Seedling Survival; from Experimental Plantings to Reforestation Planning
Jul 25, 2023 11:00 am Arizona Time
In a Nutshell: Consideration of climate trends, microclimatic conditions, topography, and local vegetation influences planted seedling survival and can be used to guide reforestation planning in the Southwest.Presenter: Chris Marsh, Research Assistant...

2023 Interior Highlands Shortleaf Pine Initiative (IHSPI) Summit
Jul 25, 2023 (All day) to Jul 27, 2023 (All day) CDT
Tentative agenda items:Management progress for the Regional Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project (CFLRP)Research progress updates for the CFLRPCoordination between public and private lands habitat managementOn-the-ground habitat managers...

2023 Air Sensors Quality Assurance (QA) Workshop
Jul 25, 2023 (All day) to Jul 27, 2023 (All day) EDT
The need for more accurate air sensor data is crucial as air agencies and other organizations rapidly install air sensor networks across the United States and world. The 2023 Air Sensors Quality Assurance (QA) Workshop will help the air sensor community...

Webinar - Colorado Wildfire Risk Assessment (CO-WRA): General Overview
Jul 19, 2023 1:00 pm MDT
This webinar is the first of two webinars. It will provide an overview of the purpose and planning potential of the assessment.In 2022, the Colorado State Forest Service collaborated with Technosylva, plus representatives from the Colorado Division of...