Hot fall events & info!
CWFC deadline, conferences, training opps, Rx fire & the WUI, effective communication during large-scale wildfires, and more! (Events marked with an asterisk* = SRFSN participation or sponsorship)
Colorado Wildland Fire Conference 2017:
Call for Presentations!
Presentation proposals are now being accepted for the Colorado Wildland Fire Conference, which will occur April 19 – 21, 2017 at the Pueblo Convention Center in Pueblo, CO. The conference planning committee is looking for presentations that focus on:
*Innovative research influencing policy changes
*Case studies of overcoming barriers to planning and implementation
*Success stories of on the ground actions to create Fire Adapted Communities More Information about Submitting a Presentation Proposal Presentation proposals are due Friday, November 18, 2016 by 11:59 p.m.
Restoring the West Conference Presentations
The 2016 Restoring the West Conference: Climate, Disturbance, and Restoration in the Intermountain West was hosted October 18-19 at Utah State University. All the presentations from the conference are now available for viewing! Watch (or Rewatch) the Presentations
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Person-to-Person Events (Workshops, conferences, field trips, & other in-person events.)
Redding Interagency Hotshot Leadership Development Program Where: Northern California Training Center When: April 17, 2017 (Tentative Start Date); Deadline: January 16, 2017 Details: More Information and Registration
US Drought Monitoris a weekly map of drought conditions that is based on measurements of climatic, hydrologic and soil conditions, as well as reported impacts and observations from over 350 contributors across the country.
Article:Is Seeing Believing? Perceptions of Wildfire Risk Over Time presents findings from a two-year longitudinal data set from the Colorado Front Range in which study participants’ initial high levels of perceived probability and consequences of a wildfire did not change substantially after extreme wildfire events in the intervening years.