EVENTS & WEBINARS



Ecologically based invasive plant management: Lessons from the area-wide demonstration project
May
9
11:30 AM11:30

Ecologically based invasive plant management: Lessons from the area-wide demonstration project

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This webinar will discuss the process as well as take home messages from area-wide demonstration projects on cheatgrass reduction. Roger Sheley, USDA ARS, presents.

This webinar is the last in our 2018 Webinar Series: Moving the Needle on Cheatgrass: Putting What We Know into Practice.

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Restoring resilient communities in changing landscapes
Oct
15
to Oct 19

Restoring resilient communities in changing landscapes

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The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Northwest Chapter, the Society of Wetland Scientists Pacific Northwest Chapter invite symposia and organized workshop proposals for the 2018 joint regional conference, Restoring Resilient Communities in Changing Landscapes, to be held October 15-19, 2018 at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, Washington.

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Herbicides for cheatgrass: What works?
Apr
4
11:30 AM11:30

Herbicides for cheatgrass: What works?

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This webinar covers existing products that are effective and how they are applied in different situations. It will also introduce new emerging herbicides. Richard D. Lee, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, BLM National Operations Center, presents.

This webinar was the second in our 2018 Webinar Series: Moving the Needle on Cheatgrass: Putting What We Know into Practice.

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2nd National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop
Mar
26
to Mar 29

2nd National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop

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This year's workshop theme is: Making a Difference; Building Capacity, Improving Preparedness, and Learning From Experience. 

  • 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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Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems Class
Mar
12
to Mar 16

Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems Class

The BLM National Training Center in conjunction with the GBFSE are offering a Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems class, NTC#1730-60 the week of March 12th in Salt Lake City, UT. Although this class focuses on the restoration of sagebrush ecosystems, the techniques discussed in the class apply to a variety of different ecosystems.

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Idaho Rare Plant Conference
Feb
27
to Mar 1

Idaho Rare Plant Conference

  • Washington Group Plaza (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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The 28th Idaho Rare Plant Conference will be held at the Washington Group Plaza, 720 Park Blvd. in Boise, ID.

Penstemon salmonensis and other newly discovered and described species will be highlighted this year, but many other rare and interesting plants will also be discussed. There will be a dinner banquet on Wednesday evening with Eric Yensen as the quest speaker.

The call for presentations is open until 19 January, see submission instructions.

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Wildland Urban Interface Conference 2018
Feb
27
to Mar 1

Wildland Urban Interface Conference 2018

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The International Fire Chief's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) conference offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. If you are one of the many people responsible for protecting local forests or educating landowners and your community about the importance of land management—then this is the conference for you.

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Fire Leadership for Women - Prescribed Fire Training Center
Feb
1
to Mar 31

Fire Leadership for Women - Prescribed Fire Training Center

The Prescribed Fire Training Center (PFTC) is offering two fire leadership training modules for women in February and March 2018. Application deadline is October 20.

What students can expect to get from the session:

  • Discussions on perspectives from working in a male dominated world – challenging supervisors, barriers to long-term fire roles, family/life choices, practical experiences of working alongside men for positions in leadership.
  • Establish a network of women committed to pursuing long-term careers in wildland fire management.
  • Find mentors who are invaluable for career progression.
  • Improve self-confidence.
  • Gain practical leadership experience as RXBB, FIRB, ENGB & FFT1.
  • Compare thoughts with counterparts facing similar struggles, and those who are successfully working in fire-related careers.

How to be selected into the program:
Candidates must submit applications including: a copy of your current red
card, IQCS master record, and answer to -  Why are you interested in a module specifically designed to support fire leadership for women?

For more information, see event flyer, visit PFTC website and/or contact Greg Seamon 850.523.8631

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