Community leaders, agency representatives, property owners, and anyone impacted by wildfire is invited to join this interactive workshop and conference featuring recovery experts and agencies engaging After The Flames.
With more fire in the wildland-urban interface, greater all-hazard challenges taxing our resources and no expectation of change soon, it’s critical to come together to discuss the issues impacting our industry.
The WUI Conference brings together firefighters, researchers and leadership at the local, state, federal and tribal levels to collaborate on emerging issues and educate wildland-fire management. https://www.iafc.org/events/wui
Lunch and Learn: Prescribed Fire Policy Barriers: Research findings on challenges and strategies on federal lands across the West
Utah State Forestry Extension presents this research update:
Past surveys have identified policies and regulations that managers say limit their ability to conduct prescribed fire.
Researchers are investigating barriers to prescribed fire across the West for the BLM and the US Forest Service. The goals are to identify the origin and range of policy barriers and identify opportunities to overcome them. Learn about what they’ve discovered and contribute your input.
This demonstration from the Utah Biomass Resources Group will feature a biochar kiln demonstration with special guest speaker, Darren McAvoy, Extension Assistant Professor, Utah State University.
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9 presenters will speak about ecology and management of Gambel oak in the southern Rocky Mountains, with a focus on silviculture, wildfire, and post-fire.
Available online or in-person.
Friday 9/7 - Enjoy local beer, burgers, presentations, and a panel discussion on the West Fork & Million Fires!
Saturday 9/8 - Tour sites of the Million & West Fork fires scars with land managers, fire fighters, and local leaders.
Lunch & Learn Webinar presented by Marin Chambers, Research Associate, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, CSU. Register to attend free webinar!
The next CWFIMA Training Academy has been scheduled for the Winter session. It will run from January 6-12, 2018 and classes will be held at UCCS, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO.
Dates: January 6 - 12, 2018
Venue: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
Meet at the Panguitch City Office Building. Lunch and Door Prizes provided!
RSVP and reserve your lunch by calling 435-676-8189 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information please contact: Kevin Heaton, USU Extension Agent 435-676-1117, email@example.com
Brought to you by Utah State University Extension Forestry, Upper Sevier River Community Watershed Project, and the Southern Rockies Fire Science Network
The Science of Budgeting Fire Programs: Integrating Fuels and Preparedness at National and Landscape Levels
Co-sponsored by Colorado State University WESTFIRE Research Center
Fuels treatments and preparedness programs can interact in complementary ways to add value to both programs, increasing budget effectiveness and efficiency, but science is seldom applied to budget and appropriation at the federal level. This research shows how to distribute our budgets in both fuels and preparedness treatments to get the best value from both!
The 2016 Junkins Fire
Beyond Hazardous Fuels: Managing Fire for Social, Economic & Ecological Benefits
This joint event will provide for a more effective means of linking fire researchers with fire managers and practitioners, and will allow for efficient science delivery through workshops, trainings, planning meetings, roundtables, oral presentations, field trips, and more.
Climate, Disturbance, and Restoration in the Intermountain West
The 2016 Restoring the West Conference will gather experts in climate science, landscape restoration, and forest ecology to suggest restoration techniques for this uncertain future, and to give examples where these techniques are working.
Attend the Western Regional Extension Forestry Meeting in Park City, UT from August 8 - 10th. Join extension professionals in forestry and related disciplines in sharing program ideas and exploring areas for future collaboration.
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"The New Normal: Adaptive Forest Management in a Changing World"
Joint meeting that will discuss what "The New Normal" is and how those involved can adapt and continue to sustain healthy, resilient landscapes.
Jim Smith, LANDFIRE Program Manager, will give a brief primer on BpS, a review of the dedicated webiste, and how and why these descriptions and expert reviews are important in the Southern Rockies Region.
SRLCC Adaptation Workshops will be arranged around delivering and developing relevant science and decision support tools.
Experts will use this one-day public forum to explore the trade-offs between wild fire, prescribed fire, forest health, and public health.
Presenters will discuss key messages from the recently published drought assessment.