Past Events

Mixed conifer forest ecology: Emerging science – November 10, 2015 (Webinar)

Panel presentation with: Kyle Rodman, Judy Springer, Amy Waltz and Andrew Sanchez Meador This webinar was co-sponsored by the SWFSC and the Ecological Restoration Institute The Ecological Restoration Institute at Northern Arizona University will present 4 studies from on-going research in mixed conifer habitat across northern and eastern Arizona. The mixed conifer forests studied evolved with [...]

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Local Ecological Knowledge and Fire Management: What Does the Public Understand? – October 21, 2015 (Webinar)

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1pm MDT (12pm AZ) Presenters: John Diaz, North Carolina State University As fire management agencies seek to implement more flexible fire management strategies, local understanding and support for these strategies become increasingly important. One issue associated with implementing more flexible fire management strategies is educating local populations about fire management and identifying [...]

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Immediate post-wildfire effects on bats in the Southwest- September 2015 (Webinar)

Presenters:  Erin Saunders Northern Arizona University and U.S. Forest Service, and Carol Chambers, Northern Arizona University Ponderosa pine forests in the southwestern U.S. have increased in density over the last 100 years which has dramatically increased the size and frequency of wildfires. Although wildfires rarely kill animals, they have immediate consequences to bat populations by drastically [...]

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