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Invasive annual grasses management

Webinar recording. Invasive annual grasses pose ecological and economic challenges for invasive species managers and agricultural producers across the West. On this Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative webinar, speakers will examine management tools and strategies to effectively manage cheatgrass, medusahead, and ventenata.

2022 Wildfire Prevention Summit

Summit recordings. Our lineup of fire safety experts examine the current wildfire situation and share their insight on the critical need to transition from fire suppression to proactive wildfire prevention. A distinguished group of more than two dozen speakers presented at this year’s Summit, representing federal and state government agencies, as well as fire safety…

Forest regeneration in fire-adapted landscapes: Too much, too little, or just right?

Webinar recording. Join the Rocky Mountain Research Station and the Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes for an upcoming land manager-focused LIGHTNING TALK webinar dedicated to forest regeneration and reforestation in western fire-adapted forests. Short science presentations will highlight what is happening with regeneration following fire and forest treatments plus considerations and tools for reforestation. Discussion and…

Alternatives to burning slash offered in virtual training by DEQ, ODF and NRCS

Training registration. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Department of Forestry and Oregon’s Natural Resources Conservation Service have teamed up to offer a training about slash management. The training will cover alternatives to burning, federal cost shares and forest management planning, as well as other resources available for safely managing slash with an eye…

Outdoor recreation and anthropogenic wildfire as exemplified through the San Juan NF

Webinar registration. Federally owned public lands, originally designated to properly manage natural resources, are prone to wildfire in the southern Rocky Mountains, a risk which has increased as a result of environmental conditions and historical land management. Outdoor recreation has become increasingly prevalent since the twentieth century, providing greater access to fire-prone lands. Using San…

Our future with fire: Barriers and opportunities for fire stewardship

Webinar registration. Description: In this webinar, Kira Hoffman will describe some of the factors that have contributed to the recent impactful wildfire seasons experienced in British Columbia in the last five years. She will discuss some of the barriers to applying controlled fire to the broader landbase and the importance of supporting Indigenous-led fire stewardship.…

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…

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