Jan 31, 2023
Climate change and wildfires pose an existential threat to western North American forests, a reality which necessitates place-based strategies to increase their resilience – if forests are to be widely conserved. EuroAmerican colonization,…

Feb 3, 2023
Fundamentals - February 3, 2023 What is climate, and why is understanding climate important? What physical processes influence global climate? What is the difference between weather and climate?... and so much more!

Feb 10, 2023
February Flare up Climate Change - Historical Featuring: Trisha Hook, Climate Change Impact Technician, dendrochronology and forest health, Northern Forestry Centre; and, ‪Kendrick Brown, Research Scientist focused on historical climate and fire…

Feb 7 - 10, 2023
UC Davis is excited to host this hybrid event of incredibly important presentations that will highlight the newest research around wildfire resiliency.

Feb 16, 2023
A critical challenge to implementing the Wildfire Crisis Strategy (WCS) -- and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation (BIL) funding that supports it -- is the persistent gap between science and practice. Among scientists the gap is typically…

Feb 16, 2023
More and more natural resource managers in the eastern US are looking to use prescribed fire to reduce wildfire risk and manage ecosystems located in the WUI. Using prescribed fire in urban and suburban locations brings unique, intimidating…

Feb 17, 2023
Applications and tools - February 17, 2023 What products are out there? Ways to extract and clean data. Choosing a model, best practices, and appropriate use.

Feb 23, 2023
Big data and the knowledge we glean from it are fundamentally changing the way in which resource management decisions are being made. While the use of remotely sensed data, spatial modeling, and newer processing techniques are helping to provide…

Feb 24, 2023
A brief look at atmosphere and ocean climate modelling, ensembles, and seasonal forecasts.

Mar 9, 2023
Much of the current dialogue around mitigating wildfire risk to people and property in the United States focuses on vegetation treatments to reduce fuel loads on public lands. There is good reason for that – responsible management of lands within…

Mar 15, 2023
Reburns, sequential overlapping fires occurring in an unusually short timeframe, are expected to become more common and widespread with increases in fire-conducive weather. The context for reburns varies by ecosystem; in subalpine forests of the…

Mar 16, 2023
This seminar builds of the March 9, 2023 “Community-focused programs, datasets, and planning resources for wildfire risk mitigation” seminar (presenters: Greg Dillon, Eva Karau, Kelly Pohl) by focusing on how to support creation of fire-resilient…

Mar 23, 2023
This talk will explore themes of slack and scarcity and how they relate to efficiency and risk in wildfire. The presenter will discuss slack and scarcity in the context of incident response and then scale up to the interagency system that…

Mar 30, 2023
The National Indian Forest Resource Management Act requires decadal assessments of the status of tribal forests and forest management in the United States. A team of independent experts, otherwise known as the Indian Forest Management Assessment…

Apr 6, 2023
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Apr 20, 2023
In subalpine forests of the Northern Rockies, short-interval high-severity wildland fires are symptomatic of emerging changes in fire regimes. Evidence of forest conversion to non-forest and prolonged establishment windows is accumulating. However,…

May 2 - 4, 2023
This multi-agency and stakeholder gathering will build on the first Cross-Boundary Landscape Restoration Workshop, which took place in March 2020 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The 2020 workshop directed and empowered attendees to use future workshops…