EVENTS & WEBINARS



Bark Beetle Outbreaks in Western North America: Causes, Control, and Consequences
Jul
30
11:00 am11:00

Bark Beetle Outbreaks in Western North America: Causes, Control, and Consequences

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With climate warming and more frequent and severe droughts western North America has experienced increases in disturbances arising from native bark beetle outbreaks. The focus of the talk will be on common bark beetle species and their hosts, environmental triggers for beetle outbreaks, management options for bark beetles and the ecological consequences of extensive outbreaks on forest dynamics.  
 
The webinar will be presented by Dr. Jodi Axelson (UC Berkeley) and is being hosted by Utah State University - Forestry Extension.

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

Fire Leadership for Women - Prescribed Fire Training Center

  • Tallahassee, FL

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


FireWorks Annual Master Class
Jun
15
Jun 16

FireWorks Annual Master Class

  • Missoula, MT

Fire prevention specialists, fire information officers, trainers, environmental educators, students and other community members—especially teachers—are invited to a free, two-day workshop on the science of wildland fire offered at the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab.

Ecology (UI Course NR 321)
Jun
12
8:00 am08:00

Ecology (UI Course NR 321)

Course Description: Fundamental principles of the science of ecology. Major topics covered by the course include the physical environment, how organisms interact with each other and their environment, evolutionary processes, population dynamics, communities, energy flow and ecosystems, human influences on ecosystems, and the integration and scaling of ecological processes through systems ecology.

Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems Class
Apr
10
Apr 14

Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems Class

  • Reno, NV

The BLM National Training Center in conjunction with the GBFSE are offering a Restoration of Sagebrush Ecosystems class, NTC#1730-60 the week of April 10th in Reno, NV. Although this class focuses on the restoration of sagebrush ecosystems, the techniques discussed in the class apply to a variety of different ecosystems.

Weed-free mulch, unicorns, and other myths
Apr
5
11:30 am11:30

Weed-free mulch, unicorns, and other myths

This webinar presents an overview to understanding what weeds are and are not included in agricultural straw/mulch certified under Weed-free Forage programs by both States and the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA).

A four-step approach to planning for wildfire in the WUI
Feb
16
11:00 am11:00

A four-step approach to planning for wildfire in the WUI

This webinar hosted by the California Fire Science Consortium will be with Stephen R. Miller.
The talk will focus on a four-step approach to integrating wildfire planning for the wildland-urban interface (WUI) through a variety of planning and implementation processes that work across departments within local governments.

2017 National Native Seed Conference
Feb
13
Feb 16

2017 National Native Seed Conference

  • Omni Shoreham Hotel

The National Native Seed Conference connects Research, Industry, Land Management, and Restoration professionals, providing the premier opportunity to develop relationships and share information about the collection, research and development, production, and use of native plant materials.