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LANDFIRE – informal office hours

Webinar recording. Feb. 23, 2022 -Oct. 26, 2022, last Wednesday of each month Open format, you bring your questions and we bring the experts. Our Team will be on hand to provide context and clarity around LANDFIRE questions. If we can't answer your question on the call, we will connect you with the right person…

2022 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit

Summit website. In partnership with the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, the Pala Band of Mission Indians, and the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, the Climate Science Alliance is excited to co-host the 2022 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit (SWTCCS). Join us May 16-18, 2022 for this year's theme: "Exploring the Fire Within Us"…

Emerging WUI and fire science from the IBHS research team

Webinar registration. The IBHS test chamber is a unique facility to study the effects of wind on fire. The test chamber area is equal to four basketball courts which allows researchers to perform large scale wind and fire tests. The test chamber is equipped with 105 fans that can generate gusty wind ranging from 12…

Pre-planning for fire operations and response – PODs

Webinar registration. Are you curious about how land managers plan for wildfire risk in their forest treatments or how fire managers figure out how to respond when a wildfire is actively burning? If so, please join us for a 60-minute webinar where speakers Kit O’Connor and Tyler Beeton will discuss a powerful mapping and pre-planning…

Fire and Climate: Impacts, Issues, and Futures

Visit event website. Fire and Climate 2022 will bring attention to one of the most important forces shaping wildfire and better prepare how we can focus and respond to this formidable challenge in the new decade. This conference will feature insights, case studies, innovations and opinions from around the world to begin to form a…

Climate-focused strategies and opportunities for all-lands practitioners

Webinar registration. In the year-plus since President Biden issued Executive Order 14008: Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, USDA agencies have put a central focus on promoting and expanding the use of climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices. This session will dig into how conservation and land management agencies – namely the Forest Service…

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP): Monitoring overview and next steps

Webinar registration. The objective of this webinar is to walk through the “why?” of the common monitoring strategy and go through each question at national level. The suggested audience for this session includes collaborative groups, Forest Service staff, and partners that are new to CFLRP and beginning their journey, and those that are CFLRP alumni.…

New Mexico’s journey to embrace and implement shared stewardship

Webinar registration. In the past 5 years, New Mexico revised their Forest Action Plan, signed a Shared Stewardship Agreement with the USFS, and developed a Shared Stewardship Portal - all in alignment with the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy. This webinar will focus on the State’s journey, the inclusiveness of the process with partners,…

Becoming Firewise: Fire resistant landscapes and homes class

Class registration. Description: This Free class teaches techniques and practices for protecting your home and property from damage associated with fire outside the home, especially wildfire. It covers: Fire safe practices around the home to prevent fires The basics of fire behavior as applied to the “Home Ignition Zone” Landscaping techniques Plant selection Construction choices…

Accelerating the use of Rx fire through policy and partnerships

Webinar registration. Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Forest Service’s 10-year Wildfire Strategy signal a new era of historic investments in ecosystem restoration and wildfire risk reduction in the western U.S. But as initial projects and implementation plans are announced, the opportunities for community-based prescribed fire practitioners and advocates to engage…

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