Don't Miss These Funding Opportunities, Summer Field Tours, and the Rx Fire Liability Report (Events marked with an asterisk* = SRFSN participation or sponsorship)
The Colorado DNR is accepting applications for the Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program
The CO-DNR has announced the availability of $1 million dollars in funding for wildfire risk reduction projects. Application information is available on their website. The application period ends on August 8th.
2016 Barret Foundation Business Concept Challenge
The National Forest Foundation established the Challenge to encourage and reward innovative market-based solutions to natural resource issues affecting National Forests and Grasslands. A $75,000 grand prize will be offered to the winning submission. The submission deadline is August 15, 2016 Click here for more information.
2017 Tamarisk Coalition Conference - Call for Papers
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the 14th Annual Tamarisk Coalition Conference are now being accepted. The conference will be held in Fort Collins, CO from February 7 - 9, 2017. Click here for more information about the conference and for instructions on submitting an abstract. The deadline for submitting an abstract is September 15, 2016
Person-to-Person Events (Workshops, conferences, field trips, & other in-person events.)
High Altitude Revegetation Field Tour Where: There will be stops at various locations in Southwest CO, including Durango, Silverton, and Telluride When: June 26-27, 2016 Contact: For more information and to RSVP, contact Mark Paschke at Mark.Paschke@colostate.edu.
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.
Webinars and On-Line Learning
Urban Forest Connections Webinar: Climate change impacts and adaptive strategies WHEN: July 13, 2016 from 11:00 - 12:15 MST CONTACT: Webinar Information
Land-use planning to reduce wildfire risk: lessons from 5 western cities WHEN: July 14, 2016 from 12:00pm-1:00pm MST CONTACT: Webinar Information and Link
U.S. Fire Administration's Daily Coffee Break Training for Fire and EMS Personnel WHEN: available daily CONTACT: Course Information and Link
Publication:Wildfire risk as a socioecological pathologycharacterizes the primary social and ecological dimensions of the wildfire risk pathology and suggests strategies to mitigate the pathology through innovative planning approaches, analytical tools, and policies.