Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting and Fieldtrip
Nov
6
to Nov 7

Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council Annual Meeting and Fieldtrip

  • Central Sierra Historical Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RSVP for the Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council annual meeting in Shaver Lake, California!

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The field trip will be on nearby Southern California Edison forestry lands with the potential of seeing an active prescribed fire in action (weather dependent). 11/6/2019 will be the field trip and 11/7/2019 will be the annual meeting.

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8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Cultivating Pyrodiversity
Nov
18
to Nov 22

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress: Cultivating Pyrodiversity

  • Loews Ventana Canyon Resort (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Association for Fire Ecology is excited to be hosting this event in Tucson, Arizona in cooperation with the Southwest Fire Science Consortium. We welcome all those interested in fire ecology and management to attend, and we aim to create a diverse and inclusive event.

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Tools for Sustainable Management of California’s Fire Prone Landscapes: Grazing for Fuel Reduction
Sep
16
8:00 AM08:00

Tools for Sustainable Management of California’s Fire Prone Landscapes: Grazing for Fuel Reduction

  • california Natural resources building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

California is facing unprecedented wildfires how can we respond? In today’s fire regime, we need a diverse toolbox to respond effectively and sustainably manage the land to prevent catastrophic wildfires. The California Range Management Advisory Committee, an advisory body to the California Natural Resources Agency under the Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, is co hosting a workshop with the University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources Program to discuss the use of prescribed livestock grazing as a sustainable fuel reduction and environmental management tool.

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Sierra Nevada FireWorks K-12 Curriculum Training
Aug
1
to Aug 2

Sierra Nevada FireWorks K-12 Curriculum Training

  • Blodgett Forest Research Station (map)
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The workshop consists of two intense days of entertaining hands-on activities for teaching students about wildland fire behavior, ecology, management and more. Content focuses on the newly developed curriculum specific to the ecosystems in the Sierra Nevada.

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Hollister Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop
Jun
5
to Jun 6

Hollister Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshop

  • Hollister Veteran’s Memorial Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This training is designed for private landowners and land managers, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about how to plan and implement prescribed fire on private lands.

Sign up here or contact Devii Rao at drorao@ucanr.edu or 831-637-5346 x14. by May 30. The cost is $30.

 

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Drone Tools Workshop: Vegetation Mapping in the Urban-Wildland Interface
May
31
to Jun 1

Drone Tools Workshop: Vegetation Mapping in the Urban-Wildland Interface

The workshop will provide two days of hands-on training for vegetation mapping with UAVs, sensors, and software. The target audience is members of Cal Fire, local fire agencies, counties or municipalities, relevant NGOs (e.g. conservancies, camps, open space), or land owners seeking to learn drone technology for monitoring wildfire risk in California.

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Fire MOU Partnership Meeting
Apr
5
9:00 AM09:00

Fire MOU Partnership Meeting

  • McClellan Wildland Fire Training Center – Room N117 (map)
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The Spring Fire MOU* Partnership will discuss Barriers to Burning, Pyrosilviculture, Fire and Reforestation, Fire's Role in Restoring Burned Landscapes, Pyrodiversity, and Air Quality. Registration is now open at https://goo.gl/forms/JVSGXZeP8DXZr7bf1

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Using the WiRē approach to better understand WUI residents’ relationships with wildfire: variation within and across communities: Webinar
Apr
4
12:00 PM12:00

Using the WiRē approach to better understand WUI residents’ relationships with wildfire: variation within and across communities: Webinar

The WiRē (Wildfire Research) Team has worked with many communities to help them better understand their residents' relationships with wildfire risk. Here, we will describe unique aspects of the WiRē approach, and present results from our recent paper investigating the variation in survey and rapid assessment results within and across different communities in Colorado.

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 How the new California Biomass web tool can help you estimate dead tree biomass anywhere in California: Webinar
Feb
14
12:00 PM12:00

How the new California Biomass web tool can help you estimate dead tree biomass anywhere in California: Webinar

This webinar will briefly explain the methods powering a new web tool that allows anyone to view and download tree mortality information for anywhere in California. We’ll also be demonstrating how this tool can be used and how its results should be interpreted.

Register here >

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