CFSC on Twitter, new WUI webinars, WUI fire bibliography, upcoming fire meetings
CFSC September 2012 Newsletter
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In this newsletter:

CFSC now on Twitter

You can now follow the CFSC's Twitter feed, @CaFireScience, to receive updates on new research briefs, webinars, other resources, and relevant fire science news throughout the month (with no additional emails in your inbox!). Also, feel free to tweet us your fire science questions and we'll get you an expert response as soon as we can.

Two upcoming WUI webinars

We have two new CFSC webinars on Wildland-Urban Interface issues scheduled for September and October:

11am PDT, September 25th 2012
Evacuation Planning in the WUI
Speaker: Thomas J. Cova – Director of the Center for Natural & Technological Hazards, University of Utah Geography Department

11am PDT, October 11th 2012
CWPPs and Fire Adapted Human Communities: Trial by Fire
Speaker: Pam Jakes, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station

New WUI Fire Research Bibliography

Check out the CFSC WUI team's new bibliography, with 56 pages of citations of papers on different aspects of fire in the Wildland-Urban Interface. To make finding relevant papers easier, the bibliography is organized into 9 sections:
  1. Wildland fuels
  2. Landscaping fuels
  3. Construction
  4. Community planning
  5. Social
  6. Policy and economics
  7. Fire suppression
  8. Post-fire recovery
  9. Case studies

5th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress

December 3-7, 2012
Portland, OR

The Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) will be holding the 5th International Fire Congress this December in Portland, OR. A theme of the meeting will be mutual learning across the many disciplines of fire management and science. The congress schedule is packed with plenary speakers, workshops and trainings, multiple concurrent and special sessions, poster sessions, and a banquet.

Two upcoming fire safety meetings

The California Fire Safe Council will be hosting two meetings on different aspects of wildfire safety and prevention in the WUI:

2012 Wildifre Prevention Regional Conference
September 19th, 2012
San Diego, CA

Assessing Wildfire Hazards in the Home Ignition Zone Workshop
November 7-8 2012
Ontario, CA

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