Building and maintaining a solid foundation for collaboration

Webinar recording. Attendees will: Receive updates from the Forest Service on the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP); Learn about an approach for building and maintaining a solid foundation for collaborative efforts using the 4-Ps (Purpose, People, Process, and Products); Hear from speakers about how CFLRP changed their collaborative efforts; and Be able to ask…

Fire refugia: Where and why do conifer forests persist through multiple fire events?

Webinar recording. Description: Changing wildfire regimes are causing rapid shifts in forests worldwide. In particular, forested landscapes that burn repeatedly in relatively quick succession may be at risk of conversion when pre-fire vegetation cannot recover between fires. Fire refugia (areas that burn less frequently or severely than the surrounding landscape) support post-fire ecosystem recovery and…

Prescribed fire in Tahoe and Nevada

Webinar recording. Fuels Management Officer Keegan Schafer with Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and Forest Fuels and Vegetation Program Manager Duncan Leao with the U.S. Forest Service – Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will discuss prescribed fire and projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin and Nevada.

Wildfire science and values

Webinar recording. During this peer learning session, speakers will: Build understanding about the spectrum of complementary actions, based on available science, to protect the built environment and community values from wildfire, improve the ecological resilience of our landscapes, and improve the safety and effectiveness of wildfire management; Discuss the concepts of landscape resilience, the wildland…

Life from the ashes: Exploring the impact of Rx and natural fire on insects and other invertebrates

Visit conference webpage. Life from the Ashes explored the positive and negative impacts of prescribed and natural fire related to insects and other invertebrates in landscapes across North America. The symposium provided research and practical insights to inform natural areas professionals as they manage landscapes with fire. This program was provided in a collaboration between…

Setting habitat priorities in a warming world: Lessons from WY

Webinar registration. In 2020, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) on a North Central CASC supported project designed to help the agency incorporate climate change into their Statewide Habitat Plan (SHP) that was slated for an update that year. WGFD and WCS worked together to develop and…

Climate anxiety, grief and hope: Moving from angst to action

Webinar registration. As our climate crisis deepens, feelings of anxiety, grief, and hopelessness are on the rise. Staying engaged in climate solutions over the long term requires us to avoid emotional burnout; yet when bombarded with so much bad news – mass extinction, dying oceans, displaced communities and burning forests – this is easier said…

USFS Science X Climate Change Webinar Series

Webinar recordings. Monday, October 25: Assessing our Future Forests Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment: informing forest and grassland management, planning, and regional assessment, presented by Jennifer Costanza Vulnerability assessment tools for setting priorities and identifying management targets, presented by Megan Friggens Identifying climate change vulnerabilities and adaptation options for western U.S. national forests, presented by…

Results of north Idaho survey on forests and climate change

Webinar recording. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Idaho recently partnered with GS Strategy Group to conduct a public opinion survey in North Idaho to gauge public perceptions on forest health, wildfire, controlled burning, and climate change. Please join for a virtual presentation and discussion of the results. Kari Kostka, Director of External Affairs for TNC…

New Mexico Virtual WUI Summit

Visit event recordings. The NM Wildland Urban Summit is attended by community members, fire service volunteers and professionals, non-profit conservation groups engaged in fire adaptation, and federal, state and local government representatives.

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