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Join us for the first meeting of the Bay Area Prescribed Fire Council Meeting! Please RSVP by Nov 15th to firstname.lastname@example.org
The symposium includes talks and a poster session and is free to attend.
Registration is now open through October 10th
Join the Southern California Botanists 44th Annual Southern California Botanists Symposium “Botany in the Hot Seat: Vegetation, Fire and Climate Change” on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
This webinar will share the best tools and resources available to every California teacher to more effectively support student science inquiry and engineering design related to wildland fire.
Join us for the first meeting of the Bay area CalTREX at the North Berkeley Branch Library. Attendance is free and open to those who are interested in training as prescribed fire practitioners and committed to furthering skills.
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
Join the Southern Sierra Prescribed Fire Council for their annual meeting in Porterville, CA. Attendance is free but please fill out the RSVP by Oct 19th on this page to help us plan.
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.
UC Hopland Research and Extension Center invites scientists to learn more about research opportunities this fall, during a webinar on September 7 and/or site tour on October 19. Click here to register
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.”
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?
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!
Register Today! Giant Sequoia: Study in Forest Resiliency California SAF Summer Meeting
Ironstone Vineyard, Murphys, CA
Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Arnold, CA
Register on-line at the link HERE.
Participants in this 4-day workshop will delve into the fire ecology of major vegetation types in the Sierra Nevada.
The 2017 fire season saw the highest number of deaths by wildfire in Portugal’s history. With similar ecosystems as California, and similar social issues, this webinar will offer international insights on wildfire issues.
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.
The Film "WILDER THAN WILD: Fire, Forests and the Future" screening will occur Monday, May 21st at the Goldman Theater in the Brower Center at 7PM in Berkeley, CA.Tickets can be purchased here at Eventbrite for $15 (plus a small handling fee).
What happens when a severely burned forest experiences a second wildfire? This webinar discusses the potential for high severity re-burns in these areas and their potential to initiate a type conversion to a non-forest vegetation type.
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).
This 3 day event included presentations, discussions, and a field trip on chaparral ecosystems. Presentation recordings and powerpoints are now available to view!
Proceedings and Resources from this event now available at:
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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Join us for the 2018 meeting of the Northern California Prescribed Fire Council! This year's meeting will include a field tour, evening social, and full-day meeting in beautiful Mt. Shasta, CA. We hope you can join us!
The seminar will cover Soils and Landscape Evolution of the Mojave-Sonoran Deserts and will feature extensive work of soil ecologist Joe McAuliffe of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
No registration required.
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.
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.
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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