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Fire in the Crown of the Continent

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The Northern Rockies Fire Science Network is partnering with the Crown Managers Partnership to bring you the Fire in the Crown of the Continent Forum: Trans-boundary Collaborative Solutions to Landscape Scale Ecosystem Management. The Crown Managers Partnership is a multi-jurisdictional partnership among federal, state, provincial, tribal, and first nation agency managers and universities in Montana, Alberta, and British Columbia. Annual forums facilitate networking opportunities, build collaboration, and deepen understanding of common issues in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem.

This year's forum will focus on fire, with the following themes:

Session 1 - Fire Past and Future: Fact, Fiction and Uncertainty

Session 2 - Active Use of Fire: First Nations TEK and How Fire is Used as a Tool

Session 3 - Fire in the Human Environment

Session 4 - Fire Management in Practice

Session 5 - Fire in Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems

Download the agenda

All are welcome to attend the Crown Manager's Partnership business meeting on March 10th, with the special sessions following on March 11th-12th. On the 11th, there will also be an evening poster session and keynote speaker dinner. To register, visit this link

The Forum will be held at the St. Eugene Resort in Cranbrook, British Columbia. The block of rooms at the Resort expires on February 8th. In addition, there are several other hotels in the area.