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Virtual SAF National Convention 2020
Oct 29, 2020 (All day) to Oct 31, 2020 (All day) EDT
Be a part of history! For the first time in 120 years, the Society of American Foresters National Convention is going 100% virtual for 2020. At a time when foresters crave community and learning, SAF2020 is here to deliver that and so much more.
IAFC Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Conference 2020 (Virtual)
Nov 4, 2020 (All day) to Nov 5, 2020 (All day) PDT
Rescheduled from March due to COVID-19 concerns. IAFC is planning a new, virtual event format. This virtual experience will provide access to educational resources on timely issues and the insights you need to keep your community safe.The IAFC's...
Webinar - The Importance of Management for Stabilizing Long-Term Carbon Under Extreme Fire Weather: A Modeling Study at the Osceola National Forest
Nov 5, 2020 1:00 pm EDT
Sponsor: Southern Fire ExchangePresenter: Louise Loudermilk, Ph.D., USFS Southern Research StationWebinar Description: Hardwood-cypress swamps, or ephemeral wetlands, that typically burned less frequently form a spatial matrix with their more frequently...
Rocky Mountain Regional Wildfire Smoke Symposium
Nov 13, 2020 (All day) MST
This event was originally planned to take place in March of this year, but due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, was postponed. The symposium has been rescheduled for November 13, 2020 and will be hosted virtually.The symposium will include talks on...
Webinar - Bats x Fire across the US
Nov 16, 2020 2:00 pm EST
Part of the FIRE x FAUNA: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife series sponsored by Forest Service Research and DevelopmentPrescribed fire effects on bats and bat habitat in the eastern U.S.,Roger Perry, Research Wildlife BiologistWhat we know...
Fire Management 24/7/365: A Training Workshop on the Mitigation of Wildfire Risk in Mixed-Conifer Forests of California
Nov 16, 2020 4:00 pm to Nov 19, 2020 6:00 pm PST
Catastrophic wildfires, sometimes called “megafires,” are more and more common in the western United States. California in particular is increasingly thought of as having a year-round (24/7/365) fire season. These ...
Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting - Virtual
Nov 17, 2020 10:30 am to 2:30 pm PST
California is in the midst of another mega wildfire season. Firefighters and other first responders are working across the state to protect homes, lives and landscapes. The legislature is considering both current and future options to...
Webinar - Birds, Biodiversity x Fire in Eastern Forests
Nov 17, 2020 2:00 pm EST
Part of the FIRE x FAUNA: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife series sponsored by Forest Service Research and DevelopmentBreeding bird response to fire and other disturbances in eastern hardwood forests, Cathryn Greenberg, Research...
Webinar - Spotted Owls x Fire
Nov 18, 2020 2:00 pm EST
Part of the FIRE x FAUNA: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife series sponsored by Forest Service Research and DevelopmentQuantification of wildfire severity in forests for northern spotted owls, Damon Lesmeister, Research Wildlife...
Fueling Collaboration Panel Discussion Series - Pairing Historical Fire Regimes with Silvicultural Practices
Nov 19, 2020 12:00 pm EST
Increasingly, land managers and policy makers are recognizing fire’s role in meeting multiple resource objectives. This discussion will explore how understanding historical fire data can provide insights for supporting today’s desired...
Webinar - Mammals, Birds x Fire in Western Forests
Nov 19, 2020 2:00 pm EST
Part of the FIRE x FAUNA: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife series sponsored by Forest Service Research and DevelopmentExploring pyrodiversity and biodiversity: effects of fire on bird and small mammal communities of the Southwest, Jamie...
Webinar - Challenges and Opportunities for Increasing Prescribed Fire on Federal Lands in the West
Nov 19, 2020 3:00 pm PST
California Fire Science Seminar SeriesPresenter: Courtney Schultz, Professor of Forest and Natural Resource Policy, Colorado State UniversityExtensive wildfires across the US West and their dramatic effects for ecosystems, human health, and livelihoods...
Webinar - Where there's Smoke there's Fire
Nov 20, 2020 2:00 pm EST
Part of the FIRE x FAUNA: Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Wildlife series sponsored by Forest Service Research and DevelopmentCannabis cultivation and wildfires: Where there’s smoke, there’s smoke, Adam Cummings, EcologistWildfires...
Webinar - Litter to Glitter: Releasing the Herbaceous Groundlayer Potential Stored in Oak Forest Floors
Dec 8, 2020 1:00 pm CST
Hosted by the Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Andrew Vander Yacht, Michigan State UniversityIn oak-dominated communities throughout eastern North America, fire exclusion and subsequent woody encroachment has replaced the...
Webinar - The Effect of Prescribed Fire on Above- and Below-ground Soil Properties in the Ozark Highlands
Dec 15, 2020 1:00 pm CST
Hosted by the Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by John Kabrick, USFS Northern Research StationPrescribed fire is commonly applied to meet a variety of forest management objectives, including the restoration and maintenance of...
Fueling Collaboration Panel Discussion Series - Using Fire Seasonality to Open the Burn Window
Dec 17, 2020 12:00 pm EST
Prescribed fire is most often implemented during the dormant season, and yet science-based reasoning supports burning in other seasons when conditions align for success. This panel will explore the barriers, opportunities, and lessons learned from...
Webinar - Direct and Indirect Effects of Fire on Eastern Box Turtles
Jan 5, 2021 1:00 pm CST
Hosted by the Oak Woodlands & Forests Fire Science ConsortiumPresented by Katie Harris, North Carolina Forest ServicePrescribed fire is an increasingly important management tool for eastern deciduous forests, but relativity little is known about the...
Save the Date - Webinar - The Effects of Prescribed Fire on Wildfire Regimes and Impacts
Jan 14, 2021 11:00 am MST
Sponsor: Southwest Fire Science ConsortiumDetails to follow
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...