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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

  • State capitol building, lincoln auditorium (map)
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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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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

  • camp edison campground (map)
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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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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

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe-Truckee (map)
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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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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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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

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

Fire-wise Garden Tour

  • 23075 Mulholland Highway Calabasas, CA, 91302 United States (map)
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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.

Register here >

 

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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

  • Los Angeles Airport Marriott (map)
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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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FireVision 20/20 – The 7th AFE International Fire Congress
Nov
28
to Dec 1

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

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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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Do's and Don'ts: Post La Tuna Canyon Fire Information Session
Nov
18
2:00 PM14:00

Do's and Don'ts: Post La Tuna Canyon Fire Information Session

  • Woodbury University, Fletcher Jones Auditorium (map)
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California's leading voices will come together to share information and answer post-fire questions. Learn how to prepare and protect your property in this workshop, hosted by Senator Anthony J. Portantino.  
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La Tuna Canyon Regeneration: Conference
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

La Tuna Canyon Regeneration: Conference

Speakers at this half-day conference, organized in collaboration with the California Fire Science Consortium, will give a broad view of wildfire in Southern California, its effects on plants and animals, and on the human communities affected by these events.
More information and registration information here >

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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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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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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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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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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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