Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2017
Oct
5
Oct 6

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2017

  • Yosemite Lodge, Garden Terrace Room

 This conference is an excellent opportunity to describe your work in Yosemite National Park as well as the greater Sierra Nevada region. fter the record-breaking WY2017, 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?

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

2017 Conference on Fire Prediction Across Scales: Conference

  • Columbia University’s Morningside Campus

 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”.

Visit Event Webpage here >

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

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

  • hilton orlando buena vista palace

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.


Chimney Fire Field tour
Jun
16
9:00 am09:00

Chimney Fire Field tour

  • paso robles

The Chimney Fire burned through wildland areas and WUI areas in 2016. Now, a year later, join fire experts as they discuss the fire, the impacts, and the lessons learned from this event.
This trip is at capacity. 

FireWorks Educator Workshop
Jun
15
Jun 16

FireWorks Educator Workshop

  • Missoula Fire Sciences Lab

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.

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

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

  • 1 Irvine Park Road

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.

Register here >

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

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.

2017 Klamath Fire Ecology Symposium
May
10
May 12

2017 Klamath Fire Ecology Symposium

  • orleans, ca

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

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

  • UC Davis

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

2017 TRIBAL EXCHANGE NETWORK CONFERENCE
Feb
28
Mar 1

2017 TRIBAL EXCHANGE NETWORK CONFERENCE

  • VIEJAS CASINO & RESORT

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.

For more information view webpage >

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

2nd International Smoke Symposium (ISS2)

  • Hilton Long Beach

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.

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

Second Annual Native Waters on Arid Lands Tribal Summit

  • South Point Hotel & Casino

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.

Link to Event Webpage >

Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council: Annual Meeting
Oct
26
9:30 am09:30

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.

 

Wildland Fire Canada 2016: Building Resilience
Oct
24
Oct 28

Wildland Fire Canada 2016: Building Resilience

  • Delta Okanagan Grand Resort

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.

View homepage for the Wildland Fire Canada 2016 Conference >

Ecological and evolutionary responses of forest trees to a changing world: Lecture
Oct
5
4:00 pm16:00

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

  • University of California Davis

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.

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2016: Presentation PDF's
Oct
5
Oct 6

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2016: Presentation PDF's

  • Yosemite Lodge, Garden Terrace Room

 This conference is an excellent opportunity to describe your work in Yosemite National Park as well as the greater Sierra Nevada region.  In light of the likely La Nina event, the suggested conference theme is "Effects of multiple below-average years." 

NatureBridge-Hosted Wildland Fire Science Workshop in Yosemite
Aug
15
Aug 16

NatureBridge-Hosted Wildland Fire Science Workshop in Yosemite

NatureBridge has partnered with the US Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula Fire Sciences Lab to offer a two-day workshop on the science of wildland fire.

This training is designed for fire prevention specialists, fire information officers, interpretive rangers, environmental educators, and classroom teachers.