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Fire and forest restoration in the eastern Sierra Nevada: Workshop

  • Mammoth Ranger District auditorium 2501 California 203 Mammoth Lakes, CA, 93546 United States (map)

Please join the California Fire Science Consortium, USDA Forest Service, and the Sierra Nevada Conservancy for a 1-day workshop in Mammoth Lakes, CA. The morning will be devoted to presentations by guest speakers and will be followed by an optional trip to local field sites in the afternoon. Presentations and discussions will focus on the ecology and management of eastern Sierra Nevada forest ecosystems, and related topics.

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May 22, 2019 | Mammoth Lakes, CA                   

Presentations include:

  • Ecology and management of eastside forest ecosystems (Malcolm North, USFS PSW and UC Davis, and Hugh Safford, USFS and UC Davis)

  • Forest and fuels management (Brandon Collins, USFS PSW and UC Berkeley)

  • Smoke in the Sierra Nevada (Donald Schweizer, UC Merced and USFS)

  • Fire and forest restoration under the new Inyo Forest Plan (Marc Meyer, USFS)

 The afternoon field trip will focus on the ecology and management of eastern Sierra forest ecosystems, with an emphasis on the ecological role of fire. Field trip participants will need to bring:

·         Lunch and water

·         Long pants and sturdy boots required; hard hat recommended

Registration is open! Register: https://fireandforestsn.eventbrite.com

Registration deadline May 8, 2019.

Contact – Eric Vane, North Zone Vegetation Planning Manager
USDA Forest Service, Inyo National Forest
ericdvane@fs.fed.us, (760) 924-5509