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Webinar - The 10% Rule of Thumb for Estimating Wildfire ROS from Wind Speed: Derivation and Limits of Application
Jan 27, 2021 8:00 am AKST
Presenter: Dr. Miguel Cruz, CSIROThe prediction of a wildfire rate of spread and growth under high wind speeds and dry fuel moisture conditions is key to taking proactive actions to warn and protect communities. We investigated the possibility that a...

Webinar - Co-Managing Wildfire Risk Across Boundaries (CoMFRT)
Jan 27, 2021 10:00 am MST
Host: Rocky Mountain Research StationPresenters: Maureen Essen and Daniel R. WilliamsWildfire risk is shared across landscapes, ownerships, and administrative boundaries. Consequently, successful efforts to mitigate this risk depend on coordination of...

Webinar - The Effects of Prescribed Fire on Wildfire Regimes and Impacts
Jan 28, 2021 12:00 pm MST
Presenter: Dr. Molly Hunter, USGS SW Climate Adaptation Science Center, Research Manager / Joint Fire Science Program, Science AdvisorSponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumPrescribed fire can result in significant benefits to ecosystems and...

Webinar - Communicating Air Quality During Fires: the Science Behind the AirNow Sensor Data Pilot
Jan 28, 2021 1:00 pm EST
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) conducted the AirNow Sensor Data Pilot during the 2020 fire season to provide the public with air sensor information on the air pollutant, fine particulate matter (PM2.5),...

7th Annual Burning Issues Workshop & 21st Michigan Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting - Virtual
Feb 2, 2021 (All day) to Feb 4, 2021 (All day) EST
Over the three virtual mornings they will explore topic areas that are planned with and for the diverse community interacting around fire-related issues, and seek to further understanding and communication to support continued work toward collaborative...

Protecting Your City From Wildfire
Feb 2, 2021 (All day) to Feb 3, 2021 (All day) PST
Climate change has greatly intensified the risks and damage of wildfire in California and across the west—resulting in record breaking numbers of fires, acres burnt, and communities threatened. 2021 may be worse still. In addition to the risks to...

Air Quality Sensing for Cities Training by ASIC
Feb 2, 2021 (All day) PST
Cities worldwide are at the nexus of population growth, increasing air pollution levels, and climate change. These pressing problems are a small fraction of the challenges that cities face daily.  You will hear from cities and organizations on...

Webinar - Colorado Wildfires 2020: Historic Forest/Fire Management and Policy
Feb 2, 2021 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm MST
Presenter: Tony Cheng, Professor of Forestry, Colorado State UniversityThis webinar is part of the Colorado Wildfires 2020 Webinar Series hosted by the Colorado State University, the Southern Rockies Fire Science Network and the Forest Stewards Guild....

Webinar - Dirt Goes Downhill: Are We Making Better Post-Wildfire Erosion Control Treatment Decisions?
Feb 17, 2021 10:00 am MST
Host: Rocky Mountain Research StationPresenter: Pete RobichaudMajor concerns after wildfires are the increased runoff and erosion due to loss of the protective forest floor layer, loss of water storage, and creation of water repellent soil conditions. To...

Fueling Collaboration Panel Discussion Series - Timber Management and Prescribed Fire
Feb 18, 2021 12:00 pm EST
Managing for timber values and natural communities are often assumed to be exclusionary practices. This discussion will explore how fire management interacts with commercial timber management, highlighting opportunities where prescribed fire and timber...

Webinar - Tree Regeneration following Wildfires in Ponderosa Pine Forests
Feb 24, 2021 10:00 am MST
Host: Rocky Mountain Research StationPresenter: Paula FornwaltPonderosa pine forests of the western United States have been experiencing an increase in wildfire activity in recent decades, highlighting a need to understand how they will regenerate post-...

Webinar - Fire Severity: Mapping Past Fires and Predicting the Future
Mar 3, 2021 10:00 am MST
Host: Rocky Mountain Research StationPresenters: Greg Dillon and Sean ParksArea burned by wildland fire has been increasing since the mid-1980s across much of the US. But the effects of fire on vegetation and soil – what we call burn severity or...

Webinar - Pollinator-friendly Plants for Restoration
Mar 10, 2021 10:00 am MST
Host: Rocky Mountain Research StationPresenter: Justin RunyonPollinators are essential to the survival and health of natural ecosystems but are declining worldwide. Because of this, there is urgent need to restore pollinators and the services they...

Washington Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting
Mar 10, 2021 1:00 pm PST
The Washington Prescribed Fire Council will host their 2021 Annual Meeting on March 10, 2020 at 1pm. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. Please save the date and time. More details and an agenda will be out soon.

RX310 – Introduction to Fire Effects (dates TBA)
Apr 1, 2021 (All day) PDT
Offered through the University of IdahoCourse Description: This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and communicate the relationships between basic fire regimes and fire effects, the effects of fire...

11th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
Apr 6, 2021 (All day) to Apr 8, 2021 (All day) PDT
Save the Date!Working Together to Build a Resilient NorthwestThis NW Climate Conference will be ONLINE.Questions? Please contact either of the Program Co-Chairs:Jason Vogel, Climate Impacts GroupMatt Glazewski, Tamarack Consulting NW

Northeast Washington TREX (rescheduled from 2020)
Apr 25, 2021 (All day) PDT
Target Audience: This training is open to all who are interested in learning about prescribed fire and utilizing it as a tool within fire-adapted landscapes, including those who are not fire professionals. In the past, participants have included federal...

ABoVE 7th Science Team Meeting
May 10, 2021 (All day) to May 13, 2021 (All day) AKDT
The leadership of the NASA Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) plans to convene their 7th Science Team Meeting May 10-13, 2021, in person if possible in Fairbanksat UAF, as they originally intended in 2020. Recordings and posters from the May...

Research to Operations (R2O) workshop: Using ABoVE Data in Fire and Resource Management
May 13, 2021 (All day) to May 14, 2021 (All day) AKDT
AFSC is working with the NASA Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) to organize a hands-on workshop on using their data and products in operational and decision-making settings. This will be a great opportunity for researchers and managers to...

16th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit & 6th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference (Virtual)
May 24, 2021 (All day) to May 27, 2021 (All day) PDT
A Virtual Conference, for Real World ProblemsJoin the International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) on a trip around the world through the lens of wildland fire. Across four days in May 2021, the IAWF will present real world risks and opportunities...

4th Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Oct 4, 2021 (All day) to Oct 8, 2021 (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.

H5II High Elevation Five Needle Pines Research Conference
Oct 5, 2021 (All day) to Oct 7, 2021 (All day) MST
Current and future research results, land management recommendations, and policy directions of high elevation five-needle pine ecosystems will frame the H5II – The Second Conference on the Research and Management of High Elevation Five Needle Pines...

Fire Ecology Across Boundaries: Connecting Science and Management
Oct 12, 2021 (All day) to Oct 15, 2021 (All day) Central European Summer Time
Postponed due to COVID-19 Concerns (originally scheduled for October 20-23, 2020)The Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) and Pau Costa Foundation (PCF) are partnering with Regione Toscana and University of Florence to host a conference in Europe for...

9th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Nov 30, 2021 (All day) to Dec 4, 2021 (All day) EST
Save the Date!The 9th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress, hosted by the Association for Fire Ecology in cooperation with Tall Timbers, will be held in the Florida Panhandle at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, November 30 to December 4,...