Welcome to the California Fire Science Consortium website! The CFSC is a network of fire science researchers, managers, and outreach specialists tasked with improving science outreach and knowledge exchange between fire researchers, managers, policymakers, and private landowners. 

Below you'll find new CFSC resources and upcoming events.On the left are some great ways to stay connected and updated from emailed newsletters to twitter. In addition to organizing our resources by region, below and in the left menu you'll find links to topic-based resource libraries. For regional resource lists, use the "Regions" menu at the top or the left.  

Upcoming Field Trips

The 2013 Rim Fire- Forest Management Influencing Fire Ecology sponsored through the ESA Annual Meeting 2014, August 15-16, Sacramento, CA. 

Aspen Ecology and Restoration Management Workshop. October 28-28, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Register here.

Upcoming Events

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Large Wildfires Northern and Southern California. SAF Summer Meeting. August 22-23, 2014
Tuolumne, California. Register here. 

The 3rd Canada Wildland Fire Conference.             October 7th to 9th, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

Two Prescribed fire training exchanges (TREXs)! Apply here by Aug 11 for either the Klamath River TREX Oct. 1-11 or Northern California TREX Oct. 13-26. 

Fall Conference: The Northern California and the Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Councils invites you to join them December 2-3, 2014 at the Lion's Gate Hotel in McClellan, CA. 

Other

Joint Fire Science Program has sent out a notice of intent with potential topics list for the fall Funding Opportunity Notice here.

This newsletter is sent out once a month. To start receiving it by email sign-up for our listserve. 

CFSC Twitter Feed

Resource Library Topics

Regional approach

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:

 

Northern California
Sierra Nevada
Central and Southern CA
Mojave and Sonoran Deserts
Wildland-Urban Interface

For website information or general questions, please contact:

Stacey Sargent Frederick

Coordinator
California Fire Science Consortium
Wildland Fire Science Lab
360 Mulford Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
ssfrederick@berkeley.edu