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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)
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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)
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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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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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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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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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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.

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