Past Events

Simple Steps to Wildland Fire Communication – April 20, 2016 (Webinar)

Presenter: Cathie Schmidlin, Type 1 PIO, retired USFS Region 3 Media Officer This webinar will cover the basic steps of public information when interacting with communities, general public and media. Click here to register for this webinar now! Cathie has been a public Information officer with a Type 1, Southwest Incident Management Team, off and on [...]

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Persistence and fire regimes of oak shrubfields suggest increasing dominance with climate change – March 17, 2016 (Webinar)

Presenter: Chris Guiterman, University of Arizona PhD Candidate A number of recent studies in the Southwest region have documented abrupt transitions of conifer-dominated forests to shrubfields following high-severity fire. Little is known about the long-term ecosystem dynamics of these stands, including their successional trajectories and interactions with fire. I will present dendroecological analyses of five of [...]

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Ecology of Smoke- February 17, 2016 (Webinar)

Presenter: Mary Lata, USFS Fire Ecologist The Ecology of Smoke is something that has been considered by very few in the United States, despite extensive and intensive interest and research into frequent fire systems. This presentation will review some of the existing science; present some recent data on smoke and seedling emergence in species native to [...]

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