Changing Times:   Climate, Practices, Technologies, Forests, FIRE ... and Proven Projects and Partnerships- California Nevada Hawaii Forest Fire Council Fall 2018
Oct
24
to Oct 25

Changing Times: Climate, Practices, Technologies, Forests, FIRE ... and Proven Projects and Partnerships- California Nevada Hawaii Forest Fire Council Fall 2018

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The CNH Forest Fire Council 2018 Fall Workshop will be held in Truckee, California this year. Registration is open now until Oct 19. This year’s workshop will be on Changing Times:  Climate, Practices, Technologies, Forests, FIRE …and Proven Projects and Partnerships

 

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PYROSILVICULTURE Fire Use as a Silvicultural Tool in the Recovery and Management of Central Sierra Forestlands: Workshop
Oct
19
to Oct 20

PYROSILVICULTURE Fire Use as a Silvicultural Tool in the Recovery and Management of Central Sierra Forestlands: Workshop

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Sierran forests are facing catastrophic wildfires, vast overstory mortality, extreme understory fuel loading, high vegetative density, and limited regional market options. The incorporation of fire use with fuel and density management treatments is becoming of increasing interest as a tool in the effort to restore Central Sierra forestlands. Can we use fire in a way that sustains timber objectives? Come join us for presentations, a field tour, and thoughtful discussions.

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Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: The Future of Government and Governance of Disaster in the West
Oct
19
8:30 AM08:30

Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: The Future of Government and Governance of Disaster in the West

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The Idaho Law Review invites a diverse audience for its symposium, “Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface:  The Future of Government and Governance of Disaster in the West.” 

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Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2018
Oct
11
to Oct 12

Yosemite Hydroclimate Meeting 2018

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After the record-breaking WY2017 and the return to a drier WY2018, the suggested conference theme is "Persistent dry years leading to a new/drier normal and its implications?"  Forest and aquatic ecosystems have adapted to changing climates before.  How do we respond as researchers, ecosystem monitors, and managers?

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The California Adaptation Forum
Aug
27
to Aug 29

The California Adaptation Forum

The California Adaptation Forum is presented by the Local Government Commission in partnership with the State of California. The biennial California Adaptation Forum gathers the adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, and mutual support to create resilient communities throughout the state. Register today for the 3rd California Adaptation Forum!

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Home and landscape wildfire defense: lessons learned from the 2017 California wildfire season: Webinar
Jun
13
12:00 PM12:00

Home and landscape wildfire defense: lessons learned from the 2017 California wildfire season: Webinar

For this webinar we’ll talk about key lesson that can be learned from these northern California fires and how we can help our homes and landscapes to become more resilient to wildfires from WUI specialist Yana Valachovic.

Recording and presentation resources are now available.

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Prescribed Fire on Private Lands: Workshops
May
14
to May 16

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands: Workshops

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UCCE Cooperative Extension will be hosting two two-day workshops in May 2018  designed for landowners and land managers looking to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. They will included a day of presentations and training and a day of field trip and live burning (weather permitting). 

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Wildland Fires: Evening Lecture Series
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Wildland Fires: Evening Lecture Series

Wildland fires have a relationship and purpose within the environment. Some ecosystems are well adapted to fire and actually need it to maintain heth, others are negatively affected and can be devastated by fires. Join us as Professor Scott Abella with the school of Life Sciences at UNLV explores how fire shapes ecosystems and how they have impacted places like Wetlands Park and lands of the West. 
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FireWorks K-12 Educator Workshop featuring new Sierra Nevada Curriculum
Apr
13
to Apr 14

FireWorks K-12 Educator Workshop featuring new Sierra Nevada Curriculum

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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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Fire-wise Garden Tour
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Fire-wise Garden Tour

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Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) and Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers & Native Plants (TPF) are hosting a timely and innovative, self-guided tour to show how native plant landscaping can help protect properties in high-risk fire areas. The tour features three Calabasas homes, each with at least 50% California natives. Docents will be on hand to discuss design and maintenance techniques that minimize danger to the home, including plant selection and home preparation.

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National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop: Making a Difference; Building Capacity, Improving Preparedness, and Learning From Experience
Mar
26
to Mar 29

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop: Making a Difference; Building Capacity, Improving Preparedness, and Learning From Experience

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The workshop will be INNOVATIVE,CONSTRUCTIVE, and THOUGHT- PROVOKING!
The workshop will be resolute in its focus on building capacity in practitioners, improving preparedness to meet challenges, and to provide opportunities to learn from past experience! The workshop will inspire collaborative interaction that can only be considered mission critical and operationally supportive!
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California Native Plant Society (CNPS) 2018 Conservation Conference
Feb
1
to Feb 3

California Native Plant Society (CNPS) 2018 Conservation Conference

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Every 3 years, the CNPS Conservation Conference brings together California’s conservation community for the largest gathering of its kind. Scientific sessions cover a broad spectrum of topics, and special events provide time for collaboration, networking, and fun.

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