This webinar presented by Brian Mealor, UW and Mike Pellant, BLM-retired, is the fourth in our 2018 Webinar Series: Moving the Needle on Cheatgrass: Putting What We Know into Practice.
EVENTS & WEBINARS
This webinar reviews last year’s fires and look ahead toward conditions for this year.
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What: Interpreting and Measuring Indicators of Rangeland Health (NTC# 1730-37). Taught by specialists from BLM, USGS, ARS, and NRCS.
This webinar gives a brief introduction to multiple LANDFIRE datasets and then explore how two National Forests are working to tweak LANDFIRE data to better meet their needs.
Steve Popovich, BLM Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation National Program Lead, discusses how to perform straw inspections for use in restoration projects.
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.
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.
The Idaho Law Review invites proposals for presentations and papers for its symposium, Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: The Future of Government and
Governance of Disaster in the West.
This webinar discusses various agricultural and forestry fires and their impacts on air quality, including smoke and other air emissions. Basic Smoke Management Practices (BSMPs) will be discussed as means to minimize air quality impacts from prescribed fires.
The FireWorks program is a valuable resource for teachers, fire prevention specialists, fire information officers, agency educators, communication specialists, and outdoor educators.
This webinar presented by Kirk Davies, ARS, is the third in our 2018 Webinar Series: Moving the Needle on Cheatgrass: Putting What We Know into Practice.
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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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
This seminar is being presented by Matt Reeves at the Missoula, MT, Rocky Mountain Research Station Fire Lab.
While fuel treatments in the dry conifer forests of the inland western U.S. are effective at reducing wildfire spread and severity at the stand-level, how effective are they at changing wildfire activity at the landscape scale?
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The Idaho Forest Restoration Partnership and the Montana Forest Collaboration Network are co-hosting a two-day workshop - Resilient Landscapes, Thriving Communities: Achieving A Collaborative Vision of the Future at the Coeur d'Alene Resort in Coeur d'Alene, ID.
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.
This webinar presented by Tom Monaco, ARS, is the first in our 2018 Webinar Series: Moving the Needle on Cheatgrass: Putting What We Know into Practice.
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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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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.
The GBLCC Conservation Planning Atlas (CPA) is an important aspect of our effort to engage a landscape focus and best available science toward improving collaboration and maximizing conservation efforts in the Great Basin.
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?
The RTEC workshop: New Approaches to Reduce Cheatgrass on Great Basin Rangelands, will be part of the SRM Meeting kickoff on 28 January 2018 in Sparks, NV.