Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2017
Oct
5
to Oct 6

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2017

  • Yosemite Lodge, Garden Terrace Room (map)
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 This conference is an excellent opportunity to describe your work in Yosemite National Park as well as the greater Sierra Nevada region. After the record-breaking Weather of 2017, the suggested conference theme is "Recovery from extended drought after a wet year – what systems recover?"  Forest and aquatic ecosystems have long memories, and variability appears to be increasing.  How do we respond as researchers, ecosystem monitors, and managers?

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2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales: Conference
Oct
23
to Oct 25

2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales: Conference

  • Columbia University’s Morningside Campus (map)
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 To help foster knowledge exchange among the diverse fields of expertise involved in fire prediction, the Columbia University Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate is hosting a 2.5-day conference, organized around the themes of “Fire Prediction” and “Fire Management and Impacts”.

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California Nevada Hawaii Forest Fire Council: Implementation of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy
Oct
25
to Oct 26

California Nevada Hawaii Forest Fire Council: Implementation of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

The CNH Forest Fire Council 2017 Fall Workshop/Training will be held in Redding, California this year.  This year's workshop will discuss solutions, science, and stories of successful strategies to address wildland fire under the framework of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy.  Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/cnh-forest-fire-council-11163816491

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FireVision 20/20 – The 7th AFE International Fire Congress
Nov
28
to Dec 1

FireVision 20/20 – The 7th AFE International Fire Congress

  • hilton orlando buena vista palace (map)
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The 2017 AFE International Fire Congress will offer an exciting blend of learning opportunities for fire managers, natural resource professionals, policy and administrative leaders, and the academic and research community. Presentations will feature the latest in research results and applications.

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The Fire Continuum Conference: Preparing for the Future of Wildland Fire
May
21
to May 24

The Fire Continuum Conference: Preparing for the Future of Wildland Fire

Once again, the Association for Fire Ecology and International Association of Wildland Fire will join forces to bring you an enlightening and innovative event! This not to be missed event will be held on the beautiful University campus in Missoula, Montana the week of May 21 - 24, 2018. Wildland fire science and management are defined by continuums, The Fire Continuum Conference will take you on a journey from science and management activities that take place before a wildfire occurs through the post fire activities and fire ecology.

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FireWorks Educator Workshop
Jun
15
to Jun 16

FireWorks Educator Workshop

  • Missoula Fire Sciences Lab (map)
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Outside Event Announcement 

FireWorks is a free two-day workshop on teaching Wildland Fire Science to students. This course contains 2 full days of hands-on classroom and laboratory learning, plus discussions led by fire researchers and educators. Content focuses on a variety of ecosystems to demonstrate diversity in fire regimes, fire behavior, adaptations to fire, successional patterns, and fire management challenges.

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Southern California South Coast Region Fire Science and Management Information Exchange & Field Trip
Jun
14
10:00am10:00am

Southern California South Coast Region Fire Science and Management Information Exchange & Field Trip

The JFSP California Fire Science Consortium invites you to participate in a dialogue with the purpose of engaging local researchers and managers on fire science/management issues relevant to ecosystems common to the South Coast Region. Space is limited to the first 25 individuals.

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Going Firewise and Beyond: The USAA Journey: WUI Webinar
Jun
1
11:00am11:00am

Going Firewise and Beyond: The USAA Journey: WUI Webinar

The WUI Webinar series continues with perspectives from the insurance side of WUI protection. Find out how USAA came to offer their Firewise discount, the power of positive incentives in spurring homeowners to take action, the importance of diverse organizations adopting consistent jargon-free messaging, and USAA’s efforts to leverage a shared sense of community to promote mitigation with their members.

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2017 Klamath Fire Ecology Symposium
May
10
to May 12

2017 Klamath Fire Ecology Symposium

Every three years land managers, scientists, tribes, conservationists and community members gather to discuss fire management, history and ecology in the Klamath Mountains and beyond. Nowhere else in the country are the social, cultural, and ecological realities of fire discussed with such candor and connection to place.

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National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop—All Hands, All Lands: Implementation Rooted in Science
Apr
25
to Apr 27

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop—All Hands, All Lands: Implementation Rooted in Science

Join us in supporting and/or attending the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop—All Hands, All Lands: Implementation Rooted in Science being held in Reno, Nevada APRIL 25-27, 2017.

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"Living with Wildland fire: Lessons from Fort McMurray" WUI Webinar
Mar
16
11:00am11:00am

"Living with Wildland fire: Lessons from Fort McMurray" WUI Webinar

Recording now available!

Last spring's Fort McMurray wildfire forced the unprecedented evacuation of 90,000 people, caused insurable losses of about $3.8 billion and dampened Canada's GDP for 2016.  Dr. Mike Flannigan detailed what happened in Fort McMurray and what it told us about coexisting with fire in a flammable landscapes.

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Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change
Mar
7
10:00am10:00am

Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change

In their new book Why Forests? Why Now? Frances Seymour and Jonah Busch synthesize the latest research on the importance of tropical forests in a way that is accessible to anyone interested in climate change and development and to readers already familiar with the problem of deforestation.

Part of the 2017 FERAL* Lecture Series

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2017 TRIBAL EXCHANGE NETWORK CONFERENCE
Feb
28
to Mar 1

2017 TRIBAL EXCHANGE NETWORK CONFERENCE

Presented by the EN Tribal Governance Group and the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professional, the Tribal Exchange Network Conference provides tribes, and those working with tribes, an opportunity to meet, share, and learn about current initiatives, funding, and technical topics related to the Exchange Network.

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2nd International Smoke Symposium (ISS2)
Nov
14
to Nov 17

2nd International Smoke Symposium (ISS2)

ISS2 will bring together researchers from the atmospheric sciences, the ecological sciences, mathematicians, computer sciences, climatologists, social scientists, health professionals, smoke responders and others to discuss the complex issues of wildland fire smoke and identify knowledge gaps and opportunities for innovation and development.

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Second Annual Native Waters on Arid Lands Tribal Summit
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Second Annual Native Waters on Arid Lands Tribal Summit

  • South Point Hotel & Casino (map)
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Native Waters on Arid Lands project seeks to build capacity among tribal communities in the Great Basin and American Southwest to enhance climate resiliency of water resources and agriculture. Join them on November 9-10, 2016 for their second annual Tribal Summit at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council: Annual Meeting
Oct
26
9:30am 9:30am

Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council: Annual Meeting

This meeting will be focused on continuing the good work that's been done since the joint symposium meeting in 2014 with the Northern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council, and how to identify and address challenges of implementation of prescribed fire by providing an open dialog between agencies, regulators, tribes, and the public.

 

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Wildland Fire Canada 2016: Building Resilience
Oct
24
to Oct 28

Wildland Fire Canada 2016: Building Resilience

  • Delta Okanagan Grand Resort (map)
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The overall conference title is "Building Resilience," designed to reflect a critical fire management objective of our time: changing patterns of wildland fire and other stressors will demand resiliency within our landscapes, communities, and fire management organizations.

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Ecological and evolutionary responses of forest trees to a changing world: Lecture
Oct
5
4:00pm 4:00pm

Ecological and evolutionary responses of forest trees to a changing world: Lecture

In this talk, Dr. Emily Moran will describe past work investigating the dispersal ability and potential for evolutionary responses in trees and other long-lived plants, and her current projects focusing on how inter- and intra-specific responses of Sierra Nevada pines to changes in temperature and aridity may affect forest dynamics and managment best-practices in the future.

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