Social Constraints to Mitigation in a WUI Community. Research Brief.
Goals & obstacles of WUI mitigation programs in the US. Research Brief.
Current Approaches & Research Needs in the WUI. Research Brief.
Southern California Fuels Treatments Data Set
Downloadable files of historical and recent fuels treatments in Southern California.
The 2015 Joint Fire Science Program Research Funding Opportunity Solicitation is open through Nov 21, 2014. Both the primary and the Graduate Research (GRIN) funding opportunities can be found here.
The California Fire Science Consortium coordinated the Panel Review of the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection's Draft Vegetation Treatment Plan Environmental Impact Report (VTPEIR). The report from this review is available here.
Upcoming field trips
None at this time.
2015 FERAL Lecture Series will kick-off with "Modelling tree regeneration following fire with or without salvage harvest" by Dr. David Greene. February 4, 2015; 3-4 pm. Location: Room 3001, (PES) Building, University of California-Davis. More info here.
68th Society for Range Management (SRM) Annual Meeting & Trade Show: "Managing Diversity." January 31-February 6, 2015 Sacramento, California. Special symposium "Wildland/Prescribed Fire and Range Management: The Friend, the Foe, and the Future" on Feb 2. Meeting info here.
The IAFC's Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) conference is a five-day event offering hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. Preconference: March 20 – 24, 2015
Conference: March 24 – 26, 2015. Reno, NV
The Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) invites you to the Sixth International Fire Ecology and Management Congress, Nov 16-20, 2015, San Antonio, TX
Did you miss our webinar this month? Click here for the recording and associated Links/PDF. Description: Dave Calkin, Risk Assessment to Achieve Fire Adapted Communities (Formally titled "The Application of Risk Management Principles to Mitigate the Potential for Wildland Urban Interface Disasters"). From Jan 15, 2015.
California Fire Science Consortium Twitter feed
There's a 1 day retreat on 2/7 to discuss future vegetation management in high-risk wildfire areas around Oakland http://t.co/PSgYcSDBIC
Resource library topics
To best communicate local science, the CFSC is divided into 4 regional teams and one statewide wildland-urban interface team. Statewide coordination is through UC Berkeley. Visit the pages below for regional contact information and resources:
For website information or general questions, please contact:
Stacey Sargent Frederick
California Fire Science Consortium
Wildland Fire Science Lab
360 Mulford Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720