Events

Seminars for managers from the RMRS Fire Lab

More information and join link. In 2024, there are five Thursdays in February. To celebrate this rare event, the Fire Lab is hosting a series of five seminars that highlight new tools and research for managers. The “February Five” will occur during our regularly scheduled seminar series timeslot – Thursdays at 11am Mountain Time. Please…

USGS Ecological Site Group Fire and Fuels Workshop

You're invited to join this USGS-led workshop developing Ecological Site Group State and Transition Models with a focus on Fire and Fuels across the upper Colorado Plateau. There is no registration or attendance fee. Please fill out this form to be included in future emails with details and pre-workshop materials. Dates and Locations Salt Lake…

Plants toxic to livestock

Webinar registration. Presenter: Clint Stonecipher, range scientist with USDA Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory (PPRL) in Logan, Utah. His research focuses on solutions to improve rangelands and mitigate the harmful effects of toxic plants.

Reflections from 20 years examining the social dynamics of fire management

Webinar registration. Sarah McCaffrey, retired in 2022 after 20 years as a fire social scientist with the US Forest Service where her research focused on understanding the social dynamics of fire management. This included research projects that examined the role of risk perception and risk attitudes, social acceptability of prescribed fire, homeowner mitigation decisions, evacuation…

2024 Southwest Climate Adaptation Forum

Forum website. In 2024, the SW CASC will be co-convening the Southwest Adaptation Forum (SWAF), a regional forum of the National Adaptation Forum with the University of Arizona Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS). The 2024 SWAF is scheduled to meet February 27-29, 2024, at the Desert Diamond Hotel & Conference Center in…

Grass Identification 2-Day Short Course

What: Basic Identification of Grasses: A 2-day short course taught by Arnold (Jerry) Tiehm, Great Basin Flora Specialist When: Course will be offered March 25-26 and 27-28, 2024. Cost: $ 170.00 for non-students, $ 90.00 for students. Registration: By contacting the instructor ([email protected] | 775-742-9180-C). Bringing a check to class made out to Board of…

Fire Adapted Nevada Summit

Summit website. Learn how to begin or continue your fire adaptation journey in Nevada. Collaborate with other Fire Adapted Nevada (FAN) communities, meet local state and federal firefighting agencies, and learn about grant opportunities to help your community. Registration closes on Feb. 16.